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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


 TABLE B-4.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
            FIELDS IN ALL INSTITUTIONS, BY SEX AND FIELD: 1975-94

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            |TOTAL, ALL|          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |
    YEAR    | SURVEYED |          |          |  EARTH,  |          |          |          |          |          |
            |  FIELDS  |SCIENCES, | PHYSICAL |  ATMOS-  |  MATHE-  | COMPUTER |  AGRI-   |BIOLOGICAL|          |  SOCIAL
            |          |  TOTAL   | SCIENCES |PHERIC, & | MATICAL  | SCIENCES | CULTURAL | SCIENCES |PSYCHOLOGY| SCIENCES
            |          |          |          |  OCEAN   | SCIENCES |          | SCIENCES |          |          |
            |          |          |          | SCIENCES |          |          |          |          |          |
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 1975 ......|  219,844 |  164,695 |   21,916 |    9,557 |   10,694 |    4,473 |    8,889 |   36,874 |   24,105 |   48,187
 1976 ......|  223,513 |  168,046 |   22,252 |   10,091 |   10,952 |    4,748 |    9,436 |   37,905 |   25,643 |   47,019
 1977 ......|  226,845 |  169,365 |   22,505 |   10,424 |   10,365 |    4,604 |    9,711 |   38,415 |   25,703 |   47,638
 1978 1/....|  223,128 |  164,367 |   22,126 |   10,365 |    9,769 |    4,928 |    9,728 |   37,772 |   24,781 |   44,900
 1979 ......|  231,868 |  169,155 |   22,535 |   10,625 |    9,667 |    5,853 |    9,952 |   37,996 |   25,848 |   46,679
 1980 ......|  238,493 |  171,883 |   22,917 |   10,871 |    9,901 |    6,587 |   10,168 |   37,690 |   26,671 |   47,078
 1981 ......|  242,131 |  172,334 |   23,307 |   10,934 |   10,153 |    7,445 |   10,312 |   37,277 |   26,570 |   46,336
 1982 ......|  244,842 |  172,213 |   24,038 |   11,319 |   10,814 |    9,171 |   10,136 |   36,688 |   25,667 |   44,380
 1983 ......|  252,104 |  175,599 |   25,204 |   11,968 |   10,957 |   10,600 |    9,976 |   36,740 |   26,561 |   43,593
 1984 2/....|  253,974 |  175,902 |   25,852 |   11,734 |   11,311 |   11,436 |    9,908 |   37,114 |   25,969 |   42,578
 1985 2/....|  257,365 |  178,175 |   26,669 |   11,334 |   11,817 |   13,861 |    9,250 |   37,001 |   25,335 |   42,908
 1986 2/....|  266,213 |  182,693 |   27,762 |   11,249 |   12,390 |   15,020 |    9,341 |   37,810 |   26,255 |   42,866
 1987 2/....|  271,095 |  185,303 |   28,412 |   10,435 |   13,044 |   15,336 |    9,094 |   38,235 |   27,256 |   43,491
 1988 ......|  275,219 |  187,683 |   28,574 |   10,199 |   13,513 |   15,133 |    9,122 |   39,209 |   28,118 |   43,815
 1989 ......|  282,769 |  192,579 |   29,207 |   10,027 |   13,683 |   15,606 |    9,070 |   40,348 |   29,348 |   45,290
 1990 ......|  292,910 |  199,508 |   29,485 |   10,262 |   13,867 |   16,689 |    9,100 |   40,945 |   30,646 |   48,514
 1991 ......|  307,106 |  206,211 |   30,118 |   10,395 |   14,258 |   16,516 |    9,289 |   42,700 |   32,285 |   50,650
 1992 ......|  322,773 |  216,263 |   30,673 |   11,011 |   14,681 |   17,462 |    9,452 |   44,398 |   34,306 |   54,280
 1993 ......|  329,984 |  220,536 |   30,611 |   11,385 |   14,533 |   17,355 |    9,500 |   46,523 |   34,914 |   55,715
 1994 ......|  331,969 |  221,315 |   30,035 |   11,507 |   14,204 |   16,691 |    9,588 |   47,949 |   35,025 |   56,316
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|  163,710 |  121,350 |   19,205 |    8,457 |    8,476 |    4,006 |    7,945 |   26,183 |   14,591 |   32,487
 1977 ......|  161,930 |  119,541 |   19,293 |    8,641 |    8,083 |    3,845 |    7,903 |   25,866 |   13,949 |   31,961
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|  159,624 |  115,492 |   19,044 |    8,404 |    7,497 |    4,803 |    7,745 |   24,480 |   13,277 |   30,242
 1980 ......|  160,889 |  114,391 |   19,214 |    8,388 |    7,595 |    5,184 |    7,778 |   23,804 |   12,779 |   29,649
 1981 ......|  161,501 |  112,987 |   19,306 |    8,361 |    7,613 |    5,718 |    7,884 |   23,189 |   12,007 |   28,909
 1982 ......|  163,300 |  111,924 |   19,641 |    8,532 |    8,023 |    6,860 |    7,592 |   22,144 |   11,223 |   27,909
 1983 ......|  168,242 |  113,277 |   20,371 |    8,995 |    8,039 |    7,961 |    7,448 |   21,961 |   11,361 |   27,141
 1984 2/....|  169,105 |  113,312 |   20,755 |    8,876 |    8,330 |    8,693 |    7,328 |   22,012 |   10,714 |   26,604
 1985 2/....|  170,994 |  114,633 |   21,241 |    8,500 |    8,615 |   10,806 |    6,853 |   21,798 |   10,232 |   26,588
 1986 2/....|  176,597 |  116,694 |   22,022 |    8,336 |    8,984 |   11,703 |    6,955 |   21,993 |   10,263 |   26,438
 1987 2/....|  179,453 |  117,512 |   22,384 |    7,759 |    9,481 |   12,005 |    6,716 |   22,099 |   10,422 |   26,646
 1988 ......|  179,586 |  116,974 |   22,208 |    7,450 |    9,795 |   11,795 |    6,640 |   22,404 |   10,199 |   26,483
 1989 ......|  182,822 |  118,894 |   22,547 |    7,271 |    9,748 |   12,355 |    6,557 |   22,736 |   10,467 |   27,213
 1990 ......|  186,765 |  121,459 |   22,664 |    7,329 |    9,823 |   13,218 |    6,454 |   22,789 |   10,650 |   28,532
 1991 ......|  193,581 |  123,779 |   22,846 |    7,211 |   10,037 |   13,035 |    6,424 |   23,498 |   10,964 |   29,764
 1992 ......|  200,885 |  128,091 |   23,173 |    7,598 |   10,252 |   13,916 |    6,454 |   24,234 |   11,224 |   31,240
 1993 ......|  200,962 |  128,423 |   22,888 |    7,824 |   10,098 |   13,774 |    6,309 |   24,944 |   11,230 |   31,356
 1994 ......|  197,849 |  126,793 |   22,282 |    7,697 |    9,798 |   13,140 |    6,241 |   25,450 |   11,112 |   31,073
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|   59,803 |   46,696 |    3,047 |    1,634 |    2,476 |      742 |    1,491 |   11,722 |   11,052 |   14,532
 1977 ......|   64,915 |   49,824 |    3,212 |    1,783 |    2,282 |      759 |    1,808 |   12,549 |   11,754 |   15,677
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|   72,244 |   53,663 |    3,491 |    2,221 |    2,170 |    1,050 |    2,207 |   13,516 |   12,571 |   16,437
 1980 ......|   77,604 |   57,492 |    3,703 |    2,483 |    2,306 |    1,403 |    2,390 |   13,886 |   13,892 |   17,429
 1981 ......|   80,630 |   59,347 |    4,001 |    2,573 |    2,540 |    1,727 |    2,428 |   14,088 |   14,563 |   17,427
 1982 ......|   81,542 |   60,289 |    4,397 |    2,787 |    2,791 |    2,311 |    2,544 |   14,544 |   14,444 |   16,471
 1983 ......|   83,862 |   62,322 |    4,833 |    2,973 |    2,918 |    2,639 |    2,528 |   14,779 |   15,200 |   16,452
 1984 2/....|   84,869 |   62,590 |    5,097 |    2,858 |    2,981 |    2,743 |    2,580 |   15,102 |   15,255 |   15,974
 1985 2/....|   86,371 |   63,542 |    5,428 |    2,834 |    3,202 |    3,055 |    2,397 |   15,203 |   15,103 |   16,320
 1986 2/....|   89,616 |   65,999 |    5,740 |    2,913 |    3,406 |    3,317 |    2,386 |   15,817 |   15,992 |   16,428
 1987 2/....|   91,642 |   67,791 |    6,028 |    2,676 |    3,563 |    3,331 |    2,378 |   16,136 |   16,834 |   16,845
 1988 ......|   95,633 |   70,709 |    6,366 |    2,749 |    3,718 |    3,338 |    2,482 |   16,805 |   17,919 |   17,332
 1989 ......|   99,947 |   73,685 |    6,660 |    2,756 |    3,935 |    3,251 |    2,513 |   17,612 |   18,881 |   18,077
 1990 ......|  106,145 |   78,049 |    6,821 |    2,933 |    4,044 |    3,471 |    2,646 |   18,156 |   19,996 |   19,982
 1991 ......|  113,525 |   82,432 |    7,272 |    3,184 |    4,221 |    3,481 |    2,865 |   19,202 |   21,321 |   20,886
 1992 ......|  121,888 |   88,172 |    7,500 |    3,413 |    4,429 |    3,546 |    2,998 |   20,164 |   23,082 |   23,040
 1993 ......|  129,022 |   92,113 |    7,723 |    3,561 |    4,435 |    3,581 |    3,191 |   21,579 |   23,684 |   24,359
 1994 ......|  134,120 |   94,522 |    7,753 |    3,810 |    4,406 |    3,551 |    3,347 |   22,499 |   23,913 |   25,243
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    YEAR    |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |METALLUR- |          |  HEALTH
            |  ENGI-   |AEROSPACE | CHEMICAL |  CIVIL   |ELECTRICAL|INDUSTRIAL|MECHANICAL| GICAL &  |  OTHER   |  FIELDS
            | NEERING, |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |MATERIALS |  ENGI-   |
            |  TOTAL   | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  |  ENGI-   | NEERING  |
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 1975 ......|   37,762 |    1,245 |    3,515 |    7,363 |    8,278 |    4,152 |    4,931 |    1,787 |    6,491 |   17,387
 1976 ......|   36,882 |    1,165 |    3,691 |    7,025 |    8,147 |    3,578 |    4,919 |    1,860 |    6,497 |   18,585
 1977 ......|   37,156 |    1,187 |    3,873 |    7,094 |    8,528 |    3,343 |    4,883 |    1,951 |    6,297 |   20,324
 1978 1/....|   37,513 |    1,140 |    3,939 |    7,338 |    8,507 |    3,251 |    4,952 |    1,974 |    6,413 |   21,248
 1979 ......|   39,967 |    1,152 |    4,218 |    7,623 |    9,039 |    3,743 |    5,428 |    2,135 |    6,629 |   22,746
 1980 ......|   42,627 |    1,327 |    4,490 |    7,958 |    9,963 |    3,736 |    5,841 |    2,254 |    7,058 |   23,983
 1981 ......|   45,724 |    1,483 |    4,989 |    8,799 |   10,450 |    3,602 |    6,422 |    2,454 |    7,525 |   24,073
 1982 ......|   49,754 |    1,522 |    5,608 |    9,381 |   11,533 |    3,806 |    7,267 |    2,478 |    8,159 |   22,875
 1983 ......|   53,906 |    1,840 |    5,869 |    9,804 |   13,265 |    3,286 |    8,330 |    2,704 |    8,808 |   22,599
 1984 2/....|   55,165 |    1,854 |    5,734 |   10,086 |   13,925 |    3,391 |    8,698 |    2,872 |    8,605 |   22,907
 1985 2/....|   55,895 |    1,994 |    5,546 |    9,749 |   14,799 |    3,455 |    8,875 |    3,093 |    8,384 |   23,295
 1986 2/....|   60,164 |    2,154 |    5,594 |    9,971 |   16,290 |    3,805 |    9,789 |    3,370 |    9,191 |   23,356
 1987 2/....|   61,931 |    2,372 |    5,674 |    9,628 |   17,101 |    4,155 |   10,230 |    3,436 |    9,335 |   23,861
 1988 ......|   63,006 |    2,533 |    5,359 |    9,946 |   17,706 |    4,294 |   10,416 |    3,466 |    9,286 |   24,530
 1989 ......|   64,381 |    2,772 |    5,282 |    9,964 |   18,466 |    4,664 |   10,492 |    3,720 |    9,021 |   25,809
 1990 ......|   65,986 |    3,010 |    5,443 |   10,128 |   18,675 |    4,779 |   10,867 |    3,930 |    9,154 |   27,416
 1991 ......|   71,048 |    3,325 |    5,788 |   11,328 |   19,904 |    5,607 |   11,687 |    4,058 |    9,351 |   29,847
 1992 ......|   74,433 |    3,306 |    5,946 |   12,454 |   20,996 |    6,088 |   12,383 |    4,274 |    8,986 |   32,077
 1993 ......|   73,814 |    3,262 |    6,021 |   12,458 |   20,400 |    5,905 |   12,395 |    4,249 |    9,124 |   35,634
 1994 ......|   71,647 |    2,998 |    6,090 |   12,654 |   19,547 |    5,796 |   11,796 |    4,108 |    8,658 |   39,007
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|   34,857 |    1,142 |    3,457 |    6,512 |    7,850 |    3,199 |    4,797 |    1,751 |    6,149 |    7,503
 1977 ......|   34,899 |    1,160 |    3,595 |    6,553 |    8,146 |    2,967 |    4,742 |    1,809 |    5,927 |    7,490
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|   36,537 |    1,116 |    3,789 |    6,729 |    8,585 |    3,164 |    5,170 |    1,922 |    6,062 |    7,595
 1980 ......|   38,773 |    1,273 |    4,025 |    7,059 |    9,405 |    3,071 |    5,525 |    2,023 |    6,392 |    7,725
 1981 ......|   41,111 |    1,432 |    4,456 |    7,673 |    9,739 |    2,914 |    6,075 |    2,167 |    6,655 |    7,403
 1982 ......|   44,507 |    1,449 |    4,936 |    8,140 |   10,715 |    3,041 |    6,834 |    2,170 |    7,222 |    6,869
 1983 ......|   48,287 |    1,760 |    5,100 |    8,509 |   12,302 |    2,671 |    7,847 |    2,380 |    7,718 |    6,678
 1984 2/....|   49,118 |    1,768 |    5,002 |    8,648 |   12,775 |    2,767 |    8,137 |    2,518 |    7,503 |    6,675
 1985 2/....|   49,614 |    1,868 |    4,792 |    8,257 |   13,591 |    2,820 |    8,316 |    2,654 |    7,316 |    6,747
 1986 2/....|   53,196 |    2,006 |    4,806 |    8,484 |   14,823 |    3,073 |    9,162 |    2,849 |    7,993 |    6,707
 1987 2/....|   54,649 |    2,205 |    4,800 |    8,230 |   15,552 |    3,422 |    9,498 |    2,867 |    8,075 |    7,292
 1988 ......|   55,387 |    2,365 |    4,567 |    8,381 |   16,024 |    3,558 |    9,581 |    2,887 |    8,024 |    7,225
 1989 ......|   56,244 |    2,592 |    4,486 |    8,315 |   16,644 |    3,756 |    9,637 |    3,081 |    7,733 |    7,684
 1990 ......|   57,287 |    2,811 |    4,547 |    8,347 |   16,719 |    3,870 |   10,019 |    3,238 |    7,736 |    8,019
 1991 ......|   61,364 |    3,071 |    4,803 |    9,309 |   17,739 |    4,565 |   10,745 |    3,316 |    7,816 |    8,438
 1992 ......|   63,769 |    3,043 |    4,849 |   10,126 |   18,570 |    4,913 |   11,297 |    3,467 |    7,504 |    9,025
 1993 ......|   62,619 |    2,971 |    4,858 |    9,934 |   17,956 |    4,734 |   11,210 |    3,447 |    7,509 |    9,920
 1994 ......|   60,099 |    2,721 |    4,897 |    9,850 |   17,162 |    4,529 |   10,590 |    3,268 |    7,082 |   10,957
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|    2,025 |       23 |      234 |      513 |      297 |      379 |      122 |      109 |      348 |   11,082
 1977 ......|    2,257 |       27 |      278 |      541 |      382 |      376 |      141 |      142 |      370 |   12,834
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|    3,430 |       36 |      429 |      894 |      454 |      579 |      258 |      213 |      567 |   15,151
 1980 ......|    3,854 |       54 |      465 |      899 |      558 |      665 |      316 |      231 |      666 |   16,258
 1981 ......|    4,613 |       51 |      533 |    1,126 |      711 |      688 |      347 |      287 |      870 |   16,670
 1982 ......|    5,247 |       73 |      672 |    1,241 |      818 |      765 |      433 |      308 |      937 |   16,006
 1983 ......|    5,619 |       80 |      769 |    1,295 |      963 |      615 |      483 |      324 |    1,090 |   15,921
 1984 2/....|    6,047 |       86 |      732 |    1,438 |    1,150 |      624 |      561 |      354 |    1,102 |   16,232
 1985 2/....|    6,281 |      126 |      754 |    1,492 |    1,208 |      635 |      559 |      439 |    1,068 |   16,548
 1986 2/....|    6,968 |      148 |      788 |    1,487 |    1,467 |      732 |      627 |      521 |    1,198 |   16,649
 1987 2/....|    7,282 |      167 |      874 |    1,398 |    1,549 |      733 |      732 |      569 |    1,260 |   16,569
 1988 ......|    7,619 |      168 |      792 |    1,565 |    1,682 |      736 |      835 |      579 |    1,262 |   17,305
 1989 ......|    8,137 |      180 |      796 |    1,649 |    1,822 |      908 |      855 |      639 |    1,288 |   18,125
 1990 ......|    8,699 |      199 |      896 |    1,781 |    1,956 |      909 |      848 |      692 |    1,418 |   19,397
 1991 ......|    9,684 |      254 |      985 |    2,019 |    2,165 |    1,042 |      942 |      742 |    1,535 |   21,409
 1992 ......|   10,664 |      263 |    1,097 |    2,328 |    2,426 |    1,175 |    1,086 |      807 |    1,482 |   23,052
 1993 ......|   11,195 |      291 |    1,163 |    2,524 |    2,444 |    1,171 |    1,185 |      802 |    1,615 |   25,714
 1994 ......|   11,548 |      277 |    1,193 |    2,804 |    2,385 |    1,267 |    1,206 |      840 |    1,576 |   28,050
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1/  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS WERE NOT SURVEYED AND SEX DATA WERE
    NOT REQUESTED IN 1978; TOTALS REPRESENT ESTIMATES BASED ON 1977 AND 1979
    DATA.  DETAILS FOR 1978 MAY NOT SUM TO TOTAL DUE TO ROUNDING.
2/  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:      NA = NOT AVAILABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING