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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


  TABLE B-56.  MALE FULL-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 .............| 179,453 | 179,586 | 182,822 | 186,765 | 193,581 | 200,885 | 200,962 | 197,849
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 172,161 | 172,361 | 175,138 | 178,746 | 185,143 | 191,860 | 191,042 | 186,892
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 117,512 | 116,974 | 118,894 | 121,459 | 123,779 | 128,091 | 128,423 | 126,793
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  22,384 |  22,208 |  22,547 |  22,664 |  22,846 |  23,173 |  22,888 |  22,282
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     566 |     569 |     626 |     629 |     641 |     659 |     658 |     732
   CHEMISTRY .............................|  11,849 |  11,433 |  11,421 |  11,420 |  11,404 |  11,482 |  11,465 |  11,318
   PHYSICS ...............................|   9,861 |  10,119 |  10,425 |  10,546 |  10,727 |  10,945 |  10,658 |  10,078
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     108 |      87 |      75 |      69 |      74 |      87 |     107 |     154
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   7,759 |   7,450 |   7,271 |   7,329 |   7,211 |   7,598 |   7,824 |   7,697
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     676 |     682 |     648 |     653 |     682 |     760 |     783 |     775
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   5,074 |   4,779 |   4,547 |   4,377 |   4,154 |   4,296 |   4,338 |   4,173
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   1,159 |   1,104 |   1,220 |   1,294 |   1,306 |   1,357 |   1,385 |   1,485
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     850 |     885 |     856 |   1,005 |   1,069 |   1,185 |   1,318 |   1,264
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   9,481 |   9,795 |   9,748 |   9,823 |  10,037 |  10,252 |  10,098 |   9,798
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  12,005 |  11,795 |  12,355 |  13,218 |  13,035 |  13,916 |  13,774 |  13,140
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   6,716 |   6,640 |   6,557 |   6,454 |   6,424 |   6,454 |   6,309 |   6,241
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  22,099 |  22,404 |  22,736 |  22,789 |  23,498 |  24,234 |  24,944 |  25,450
   ANATOMY ...............................|     533 |     549 |     558 |     500 |     507 |     509 |     517 |     510
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,808 |   2,836 |   2,897 |   2,852 |   2,923 |   2,979 |   2,979 |   2,983
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   5,033 |   5,064 |   5,231 |   5,195 |   5,202 |   5,253 |   5,422 |   5,471
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     554 |     566 |     550 |     593 |     649 |     727 |     887 |     882
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     355 |     406 |     464 |     452 |     498 |     528 |     533 |     553
   BOTANY ................................|   1,588 |   1,569 |   1,502 |   1,439 |   1,396 |   1,397 |   1,409 |   1,354
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   1,155 |   1,201 |   1,259 |   1,394 |   1,480 |   1,625 |   1,721 |   1,984
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     502 |     518 |     531 |     538 |     531 |     557 |     565 |     641
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     776 |     752 |     693 |     694 |     720 |     714 |     709 |     710
   GENETICS ..............................|     620 |     610 |     625 |     631 |     711 |     744 |     811 |     746
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   2,244 |   2,400 |   2,358 |   2,314 |   2,339 |   2,363 |   2,388 |   2,438
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,054 |     950 |     936 |     950 |     991 |     949 |   1,004 |     986
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     641 |     651 |     677 |     641 |     666 |     656 |     712 |     778
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,136 |   1,182 |   1,215 |   1,249 |   1,230 |   1,282 |   1,333 |   1,404
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   1,253 |   1,246 |   1,234 |   1,226 |   1,288 |   1,295 |   1,326 |   1,319
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,111 |   1,043 |   1,085 |   1,003 |   1,070 |   1,101 |   1,037 |     987
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     736 |     861 |     921 |   1,118 |   1,297 |   1,555 |   1,591 |   1,704
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  10,422 |  10,199 |  10,467 |  10,650 |  10,964 |  11,224 |  11,230 |  11,112
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  26,646 |  26,483 |  27,213 |  28,532 |  29,764 |  31,240 |  31,356 |  31,073
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,429 |   1,449 |   1,419 |   1,442 |   1,477 |   1,512 |   1,358 |   1,302
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,831 |   1,856 |   1,880 |   2,054 |   2,123 |   2,193 |   2,258 |   2,387
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   6,871 |   6,833 |   6,784 |   6,843 |   7,175 |   7,343 |   7,253 |   7,174
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,546 |   1,485 |   1,567 |   1,585 |   1,667 |   1,851 |   1,966 |   2,012
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,033 |   1,060 |   1,075 |   1,142 |   1,151 |   1,025 |   1,063 |   1,016
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   8,432 |   8,373 |   8,729 |   9,267 |   9,732 |  10,449 |  10,642 |  10,249
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   2,371 |   2,404 |   2,526 |   2,664 |   2,809 |   2,909 |   2,761 |   2,706
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     259 |     254 |     279 |     310 |     291 |     290 |     310 |     280
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,874 |   2,769 |   2,954 |   3,225 |   3,339 |   3,668 |   3,745 |   3,947
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  54,649 |  55,387 |  56,244 |  57,287 |  61,364 |  63,769 |  62,619 |  60,099
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   2,205 |   2,365 |   2,592 |   2,811 |   3,071 |   3,043 |   2,971 |   2,721
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     852 |     816 |     792 |     717 |     719 |     714 |     709 |     704
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,034 |   1,073 |   1,215 |   1,338 |   1,422 |   1,640 |   1,685 |   1,690
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   4,800 |   4,567 |   4,486 |   4,547 |   4,803 |   4,849 |   4,858 |   4,897
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   8,230 |   8,381 |   8,315 |   8,347 |   9,309 |  10,126 |   9,934 |   9,850
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  15,552 |  16,024 |  16,644 |  16,719 |  17,739 |  18,570 |  17,956 |  17,162
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|   1,246 |   1,290 |   1,120 |   1,075 |   1,182 |   1,230 |   1,195 |   1,147
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   3,422 |   3,558 |   3,756 |   3,870 |   4,565 |   4,913 |   4,734 |   4,529
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   9,498 |   9,581 |   9,637 |  10,019 |  10,745 |  11,297 |  11,210 |  10,590
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   2,867 |   2,887 |   3,081 |   3,238 |   3,316 |   3,467 |   3,447 |   3,268
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     940 |   1,004 |     993 |     952 |     935 |     935 |     926 |     880
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   4,003 |   3,841 |   3,613 |   3,654 |   3,558 |   2,985 |   2,994 |   2,661
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   7,292 |   7,225 |   7,684 |   8,019 |   8,438 |   9,025 |   9,920 |  10,957
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     644 |     755 |     832 |     885 |     995 |   1,040 |   1,110 |   1,195
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     637 |     651 |     620 |     590 |     623 |     684 |     702 |     722
 NURSING .................................|     522 |     357 |     445 |     403 |     468 |     464 |     546 |     610
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   1,131 |   1,156 |   1,238 |   1,317 |   1,303 |   1,213 |   1,201 |   1,221
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,960 |   1,842 |   1,691 |   1,862 |   1,764 |   1,876 |   2,106 |   2,141
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     496 |     559 |     559 |     523 |     506 |     578 |     665 |     676
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     374 |     379 |     400 |     415 |     436 |     439 |     372 |     369
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,528 |   1,526 |   1,899 |   2,024 |   2,343 |   2,731 |   3,218 |   4,023
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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