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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


 TABLE B-91.  MALE FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS BEYOND FIRST YEAR 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 .............| 129,014 | 130,248 | 131,149 | 134,317 | 137,935 | 144,958 | 148,354 | 146,119
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 124,365 | 125,505 | 126,246 | 129,233 | 132,456 | 139,162 | 141,886 | 138,717
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  86,518 |  86,628 |  86,979 |  89,030 |  90,263 |  94,060 |  96,095 |  94,855
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  17,240 |  17,396 |  17,502 |  17,658 |  17,652 |  18,170 |  18,086 |  17,704
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     419 |     447 |     496 |     503 |     527 |     540 |     548 |     604
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   9,227 |   9,066 |   8,875 |   8,923 |   8,757 |   8,984 |   9,044 |   8,921
   PHYSICS ...............................|   7,527 |   7,825 |   8,081 |   8,188 |   8,312 |   8,597 |   8,421 |   8,086
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      67 |      58 |      50 |      44 |      56 |      49 |      73 |      93
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   5,930 |   5,659 |   5,467 |   5,467 |   5,288 |   5,624 |   5,876 |   5,793
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     456 |     505 |     479 |     461 |     504 |     573 |     616 |     601
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   3,938 |   3,678 |   3,464 |   3,383 |   3,120 |   3,248 |   3,274 |   3,141
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     914 |     856 |     956 |     994 |   1,010 |   1,058 |   1,108 |   1,181
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     622 |     620 |     568 |     629 |     654 |     745 |     878 |     870
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   6,847 |   7,149 |   6,973 |   6,984 |   7,196 |   7,300 |   7,436 |   7,206
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   8,099 |   8,024 |   8,107 |   9,019 |   8,735 |   9,643 |  10,116 |   9,473
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   5,204 |   5,144 |   4,956 |   4,860 |   4,859 |   5,032 |   4,954 |   4,809
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  16,924 |  17,298 |  17,559 |  17,577 |  18,023 |  18,743 |  19,412 |  19,721
   ANATOMY ...............................|     413 |     409 |     438 |     392 |     393 |     387 |     422 |     401
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,253 |   2,268 |   2,296 |   2,270 |   2,337 |   2,423 |   2,386 |   2,400
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,688 |   3,794 |   3,891 |   3,871 |   3,793 |   3,812 |   4,006 |   4,051
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     354 |     355 |     343 |     377 |     462 |     493 |     602 |     616
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     276 |     319 |     372 |     361 |     393 |     424 |     441 |     433
   BOTANY ................................|   1,245 |   1,225 |   1,181 |   1,162 |   1,055 |   1,080 |   1,135 |   1,091
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     897 |     946 |     986 |   1,102 |   1,156 |   1,282 |   1,365 |   1,561
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     408 |     407 |     437 |     429 |     443 |     447 |     452 |     478
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     616 |     613 |     560 |     548 |     565 |     571 |     558 |     583
   GENETICS ..............................|     489 |     490 |     514 |     518 |     571 |     637 |     665 |     612
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   1,784 |   1,904 |   1,874 |   1,853 |   1,887 |   1,933 |   1,967 |   1,998
   NUTRITION .............................|     813 |     743 |     708 |     749 |     781 |     745 |     787 |     791
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     502 |     517 |     527 |     503 |     512 |     526 |     548 |     606
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     886 |     931 |     975 |     973 |     948 |     992 |   1,051 |   1,133
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     884 |     887 |     919 |     870 |     953 |     946 |     963 |     921
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     850 |     827 |     843 |     776 |     801 |     888 |     840 |     810
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     566 |     663 |     695 |     823 |     973 |   1,157 |   1,224 |   1,236
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   7,622 |   7,474 |   7,637 |   7,816 |   8,034 |   8,020 |   8,311 |   8,127
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  18,652 |  18,484 |  18,778 |  19,649 |  20,476 |  21,528 |  21,904 |  22,022
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,047 |   1,009 |     957 |     995 |   1,033 |   1,044 |   1,008 |     965
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,428 |   1,424 |   1,457 |   1,611 |   1,590 |   1,698 |   1,719 |   1,837
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   5,039 |   4,948 |   4,996 |   4,808 |   5,102 |   5,254 |   5,261 |   5,281
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,075 |   1,013 |   1,064 |   1,084 |   1,146 |   1,271 |   1,341 |   1,414
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     754 |     776 |     776 |     852 |     880 |     790 |     836 |     783
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   5,617 |   5,574 |   5,646 |   6,006 |   6,278 |   6,774 |   7,069 |   6,898
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,736 |   1,809 |   1,901 |   2,054 |   2,129 |   2,198 |   2,110 |   2,140
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     171 |     163 |     188 |     220 |     239 |     208 |     219 |     199
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,785 |   1,768 |   1,793 |   2,019 |   2,079 |   2,291 |   2,341 |   2,505
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  37,847 |  38,877 |  39,267 |  40,203 |  42,193 |  45,102 |  45,791 |  43,862
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   1,361 |   1,529 |   1,678 |   1,955 |   2,049 |   2,105 |   2,104 |   2,027
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     636 |     595 |     605 |     545 |     539 |     557 |     583 |     552
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     734 |     778 |     895 |   1,020 |   1,070 |   1,200 |   1,260 |   1,289
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   3,705 |   3,524 |   3,395 |   3,416 |   3,579 |   3,699 |   3,671 |   3,738
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   5,544 |   5,750 |   5,539 |   5,320 |   5,899 |   6,697 |   6,846 |   6,689
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  10,632 |  10,997 |  11,527 |  11,694 |  12,242 |  13,246 |  13,163 |  12,379
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     920 |     985 |     843 |     861 |     909 |     930 |     931 |     880
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   2,222 |   2,359 |   2,370 |   2,488 |   2,922 |   3,378 |   3,501 |   3,306
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   6,517 |   6,681 |   6,635 |   7,062 |   7,327 |   7,838 |   8,077 |   7,736
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   2,181 |   2,239 |   2,372 |   2,503 |   2,514 |   2,688 |   2,749 |   2,607
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     673 |     744 |     742 |     703 |     714 |     697 |     704 |     694
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   2,722 |   2,696 |   2,666 |   2,636 |   2,429 |   2,067 |   2,202 |   1,965
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   4,649 |   4,743 |   4,903 |   5,084 |   5,479 |   5,796 |   6,468 |   7,402
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     417 |     526 |     552 |     607 |     620 |     654 |     760 |     853
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     360 |     379 |     356 |     360 |     389 |     410 |     416 |     448
 NURSING .................................|     415 |     235 |     275 |     233 |     296 |     296 |     353 |     397
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     861 |     905 |     937 |   1,006 |     994 |     958 |     957 |     974
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,020 |   1,030 |     861 |     943 |   1,005 |   1,041 |   1,217 |   1,312
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     331 |     398 |     387 |     352 |     337 |     367 |     439 |     429
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     289 |     285 |     332 |     319 |     356 |     359 |     298 |     287
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     956 |     985 |   1,203 |   1,264 |   1,482 |   1,711 |   2,028 |   2,702
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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