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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


 TABLE B-101.  MALE PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND
             HEALTH FIELDS IN ALL INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   | 1987 1/ |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  88,535 |  85,884 |  85,988 |  89,010 |  91,422 |  93,365 |  93,789 |  92,231
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  84,032 |  81,699 |  81,779 |  84,746 |  86,826 |  88,576 |  88,523 |  86,601
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  47,700 |  47,394 |  47,605 |  49,084 |  50,329 |  51,542 |  51,966 |  50,926
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   3,229 |   3,257 |   3,268 |   3,343 |   3,325 |   3,332 |   3,228 |   3,045
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      35 |      22 |      23 |      16 |      16 |      24 |      24 |      18
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,800 |   1,679 |   1,737 |   1,830 |   1,741 |   1,885 |   1,814 |   1,652
   PHYSICS ...............................|   1,273 |   1,438 |   1,364 |   1,354 |   1,374 |   1,234 |   1,207 |   1,199
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     121 |     118 |     144 |     143 |     194 |     189 |     183 |     176
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,833 |   2,631 |   2,529 |   2,562 |   2,847 |   2,928 |   2,963 |   3,022
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     108 |      95 |      86 |      91 |      96 |      88 |     104 |      92
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,760 |   1,589 |   1,542 |   1,393 |   1,405 |   1,371 |   1,337 |   1,332
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     334 |     284 |     262 |     258 |     234 |     214 |     222 |     261
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     631 |     663 |     639 |     820 |   1,112 |   1,255 |   1,300 |   1,337
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   3,440 |   3,520 |   3,546 |   3,766 |   3,630 |   3,562 |   3,270 |   3,283
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  12,031 |  12,238 |  12,139 |  12,840 |  13,305 |  13,825 |  13,932 |  12,808
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,450 |   1,398 |   1,488 |   1,527 |   1,515 |   1,605 |   1,555 |   1,756
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,215 |   3,900 |   3,882 |   4,158 |   4,145 |   4,472 |   4,498 |   4,560
   ANATOMY ...............................|      45 |      49 |      40 |      42 |      43 |      28 |      17 |      47
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     115 |      89 |     167 |     122 |     147 |     179 |     203 |     227
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   2,027 |   1,875 |   1,778 |   1,883 |   1,878 |   2,042 |   2,118 |   2,059
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     192 |     202 |     188 |     281 |     271 |     310 |     245 |     242
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      95 |      37 |      29 |      26 |      17 |      21 |      21 |      22
   BOTANY ................................|     246 |     227 |     241 |     222 |     231 |     238 |     211 |     230
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      44 |      32 |      31 |      41 |      48 |      62 |      88 |      93
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      86 |      84 |     113 |     129 |     131 |     155 |     181 |     180
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     130 |     129 |     124 |     121 |     110 |     125 |     138 |     136
   GENETICS ..............................|      53 |      50 |      50 |      50 |      50 |      53 |      42 |      39
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     210 |     216 |     230 |     239 |     237 |     243 |     212 |     189
   NUTRITION .............................|     250 |     241 |     261 |     281 |     253 |     259 |     240 |     281
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     154 |     136 |     116 |     135 |     159 |     153 |     127 |     154
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      93 |      95 |      83 |      80 |      72 |      70 |      77 |      84
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     125 |     111 |      79 |      77 |      78 |      71 |      63 |      73
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     200 |     202 |     206 |     266 |     237 |     210 |     223 |     229
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     150 |     125 |     146 |     163 |     183 |     253 |     292 |     275
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   5,261 |   5,303 |   5,206 |   5,181 |   5,601 |   5,481 |   5,385 |   5,453
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  15,241 |  15,147 |  15,547 |  15,707 |  15,961 |  16,337 |  17,135 |  16,999
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     267 |     264 |     275 |     232 |     251 |     298 |     307 |     239
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     651 |     643 |     668 |     634 |     655 |     683 |     711 |     688
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   2,116 |   2,104 |   2,113 |   2,109 |   1,973 |   2,107 |   2,105 |   2,146
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     584 |     668 |     728 |     741 |     775 |     820 |     830 |     878
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     272 |     236 |     259 |     256 |     361 |     256 |     252 |     218
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   8,166 |   7,986 |   8,329 |   8,198 |   8,275 |   8,411 |   8,823 |   8,646
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     795 |     861 |     869 |     858 |     970 |     935 |   1,065 |   1,008
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     191 |     171 |     154 |     173 |     121 |     160 |     119 |     122
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,199 |   2,214 |   2,152 |   2,506 |   2,580 |   2,667 |   2,923 |   3,054
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  36,332 |  34,305 |  34,174 |  35,662 |  36,497 |  37,034 |  36,557 |  35,675
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     586 |     631 |     689 |     834 |     722 |     645 |     612 |     635
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     132 |     150 |     164 |     128 |     141 |     150 |     158 |     157
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     242 |     237 |     227 |     251 |     229 |     280 |     292 |     343
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,157 |     976 |     945 |   1,042 |   1,067 |   1,154 |   1,142 |   1,259
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   4,349 |   4,136 |   4,159 |   4,506 |   4,987 |   5,792 |   5,791 |   5,933
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  12,749 |  12,733 |  13,098 |  13,288 |  13,572 |  13,597 |  13,059 |  12,383
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     810 |     829 |     709 |     646 |     684 |     683 |     681 |     645
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   6,545 |   5,729 |   5,203 |   5,237 |   5,754 |   5,958 |   6,270 |   6,213
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,572 |   5,168 |   5,230 |   5,418 |   5,474 |   5,642 |   5,493 |   5,321
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     770 |     694 |     703 |     810 |     857 |     976 |     889 |     854
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     211 |     172 |     189 |     171 |     170 |     165 |     195 |     213
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   3,209 |   2,850 |   2,858 |   3,331 |   2,840 |   1,992 |   1,975 |   1,719
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   4,503 |   4,185 |   4,209 |   4,264 |   4,596 |   4,789 |   5,266 |   5,630
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     198 |     167 |     123 |     132 |     155 |     249 |     243 |     278
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     105 |     106 |      93 |      87 |      94 |      88 |      84 |      96
 NURSING .................................|     573 |     516 |     591 |     614 |     660 |     704 |     739 |     899
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     456 |     393 |     411 |     431 |     426 |     408 |     391 |     370
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,417 |   1,278 |   1,163 |   1,286 |   1,468 |   1,421 |   1,745 |   1,944
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     192 |     185 |     160 |     213 |     202 |     199 |     191 |     251
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      79 |      73 |      70 |      97 |      92 |      97 |      98 |      98
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,483 |   1,467 |   1,598 |   1,404 |   1,499 |   1,623 |   1,775 |   1,694
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1/  THESE FIGURES INCLUDE ESTIMATED DATA FOR MASTER'S-GRANTING
    INSTITUTIONS, WHICH WERE SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS FROM 1984 THROUGH
    1987.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING