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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


 TABLE A-37.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD, SEX, AND INSTITUTIONAL CONTROL:
                                     1994

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                                          |         |                   |
                                          |         |        SEX        |      CONTROL
                  FIELD                   |  TOTAL  |                   |
                                                     ___________________ ___________________
                                          |         |         |         |         |
                                          |         |   MEN   |  WOMEN  | PUBLIC  | PRIVATE
                                          |         |         |         |         |
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                                          |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  65,146 |  29,456 |  35,690 |  47,655 |  17,491
                                          |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  52,284 |  27,040 |  25,244 |  38,751 |  13,533
                                          |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  44,467 |  20,460 |  24,007 |  34,294 |  10,173
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,740 |   1,129 |     611 |   1,521 |     219
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,055 |     588 |     467 |     893 |     162
   PHYSICS ...............................|     451 |     373 |      78 |     410 |      41
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     234 |     168 |      66 |     218 |      16
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,822 |   1,149 |     673 |   1,686 |     136
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      19 |      19 |       0 |      19 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     481 |     347 |     134 |     481 |       0
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     175 |      95 |      80 |     175 |       0
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   1,147 |     688 |     459 |   1,011 |     136
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,244 |   1,290 |     954 |   2,076 |     168
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   5,484 |   4,037 |   1,447 |   3,695 |   1,789
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     839 |     494 |     345 |     715 |     124
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,598 |   2,001 |   2,597 |   3,776 |     822
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      67 |      33 |      34 |      43 |      24
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,226 |   1,599 |   1,627 |   3,077 |     149
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       7 |       4 |       3 |       5 |       2
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      15 |      13 |       2 |      15 |       0
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     146 |      59 |      87 |      73 |      73
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      50 |       2 |      48 |       0 |      50
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      27 |       8 |      19 |       6 |      21
   NUTRITION .............................|     595 |      71 |     524 |     323 |     272
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     104 |      51 |      53 |      33 |      71
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       7 |       4 |       3 |       0 |       7
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     354 |     157 |     197 |     201 |     153
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  15,231 |   4,057 |  11,174 |   9,791 |   5,440
                                          |         |         |         |         |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  12,509 |   6,303 |   6,206 |  11,034 |   1,475
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      67 |      51 |      16 |      67 |       0
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     251 |     101 |     150 |     251 |       0
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     797 |     536 |     261 |     681 |     116
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     736 |     456 |     280 |     736 |       0
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     342 |      80 |     262 |     342 |       0
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   6,401 |   3,256 |   3,145 |   5,422 |     979
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,204 |     428 |     776 |   1,142 |      62
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     110 |      37 |      73 |     102 |       8
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,601 |   1,358 |   1,243 |   2,291 |     310
                                          |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   7,817 |   6,580 |   1,237 |   4,457 |   3,360
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      62 |      55 |       7 |      45 |      17
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      76 |      57 |      19 |      40 |      36
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     139 |     117 |      22 |     102 |      37
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,581 |   1,242 |     339 |   1,265 |     316
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,874 |   2,488 |     386 |   1,433 |   1,441
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      20 |      16 |       4 |       9 |      11
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,112 |     914 |     198 |     410 |     702
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     919 |     826 |      93 |     516 |     403
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     120 |     100 |      20 |      71 |      49
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     914 |     765 |     149 |     566 |     348
                                          |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  12,862 |   2,416 |  10,446 |   8,904 |   3,958
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     558 |     258 |     300 |     170 |     388
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|   4,615 |     339 |   4,276 |   3,363 |   1,252
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      11 |       4 |       7 |       0 |      11
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     555 |     208 |     347 |     533 |      22
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   3,218 |     192 |   3,026 |   2,816 |     402
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      17 |      13 |       4 |       0 |      17
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,888 |   1,402 |   2,486 |   2,022 |   1,866
                                          |         |         |         |         |
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KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING