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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


  TABLE C-72.  MALE FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND
HEALTH FIELDS BEYOND FIRST YEAR IN DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD:
                                   1987-94

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                  FIELD                   |  1987   |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............| 123,454 | 124,902 | 125,691 | 128,455 | 131,984 | 138,658 | 141,826 | 139,477
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 119,067 | 120,420 | 121,118 | 123,681 | 126,859 | 133,262 | 135,810 | 132,901
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  82,229 |  82,543 |  82,965 |  84,673 |  85,783 |  89,380 |  91,275 |  90,212
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  16,943 |  17,083 |  17,146 |  17,354 |  17,315 |  17,887 |  17,766 |  17,358
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     419 |     447 |     496 |     503 |     527 |     540 |     548 |     604
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   9,036 |   8,855 |   8,662 |   8,761 |   8,581 |   8,844 |   8,884 |   8,764
   PHYSICS ...............................|   7,441 |   7,732 |   7,955 |   8,058 |   8,167 |   8,464 |   8,293 |   7,946
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      47 |      49 |      33 |      32 |      40 |      39 |      41 |      44
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   5,721 |   5,450 |   5,290 |   5,294 |   5,099 |   5,402 |   5,631 |   5,517
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     456 |     505 |     474 |     461 |     503 |     573 |     614 |     590
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   3,807 |   3,548 |   3,368 |   3,279 |   3,044 |   3,155 |   3,196 |   3,064
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     900 |     839 |     935 |     975 |     984 |   1,024 |   1,090 |   1,141
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     558 |     558 |     513 |     579 |     568 |     650 |     731 |     722
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   6,563 |   6,856 |   6,709 |   6,723 |   6,913 |   7,004 |   7,132 |   6,901
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   7,318 |   7,308 |   7,437 |   8,167 |   7,895 |   8,744 |   9,256 |   8,797
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   5,012 |   4,939 |   4,777 |   4,638 |   4,647 |   4,873 |   4,735 |   4,620
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  16,421 |  16,794 |  17,080 |  17,112 |  17,594 |  18,271 |  18,848 |  19,150
   ANATOMY ...............................|     413 |     409 |     438 |     392 |     393 |     387 |     422 |     401
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,248 |   2,266 |   2,292 |   2,264 |   2,333 |   2,416 |   2,376 |   2,391
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,243 |   3,341 |   3,456 |   3,453 |   3,420 |   3,423 |   3,536 |   3,561
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     354 |     355 |     343 |     377 |     462 |     493 |     602 |     616
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     276 |     319 |     372 |     361 |     393 |     424 |     441 |     433
   BOTANY ................................|   1,234 |   1,216 |   1,177 |   1,160 |   1,052 |   1,073 |   1,135 |   1,089
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     897 |     946 |     986 |   1,102 |   1,156 |   1,282 |   1,364 |   1,560
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     406 |     403 |     435 |     428 |     438 |     441 |     449 |     476
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     616 |     613 |     560 |     548 |     565 |     571 |     558 |     583
   GENETICS ..............................|     488 |     490 |     513 |     517 |     571 |     635 |     662 |     612
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   1,775 |   1,902 |   1,872 |   1,850 |   1,885 |   1,930 |   1,963 |   1,996
   NUTRITION .............................|     807 |     740 |     699 |     743 |     773 |     737 |     772 |     780
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     495 |     512 |     520 |     497 |     505 |     522 |     542 |     600
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     886 |     931 |     975 |     973 |     948 |     992 |   1,051 |   1,133
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     884 |     887 |     919 |     870 |     953 |     946 |     963 |     921
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     846 |     823 |     843 |     775 |     799 |     869 |     839 |     808
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     553 |     641 |     680 |     802 |     948 |   1,130 |   1,173 |   1,190
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   6,773 |   6,637 |   6,747 |   6,780 |   7,018 |   6,878 |   7,157 |   7,047
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  17,478 |  17,476 |  17,779 |  18,605 |  19,302 |  20,321 |  20,750 |  20,822
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,030 |     993 |     942 |     976 |   1,027 |   1,041 |     988 |     948
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,402 |   1,406 |   1,429 |   1,582 |   1,558 |   1,666 |   1,696 |   1,815
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   4,888 |   4,820 |   4,877 |   4,703 |   4,956 |   5,099 |   5,137 |   5,149
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     963 |     890 |     960 |     985 |   1,049 |   1,154 |   1,237 |   1,280
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     746 |     761 |     764 |     844 |     876 |     777 |     816 |     763
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   5,090 |   5,104 |   5,174 |   5,503 |   5,690 |   6,202 |   6,500 |   6,362
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,656 |   1,721 |   1,807 |   1,959 |   2,015 |   2,078 |   2,013 |   2,020
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     164 |     159 |     175 |     209 |     224 |     195 |     210 |     191
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,539 |   1,622 |   1,651 |   1,844 |   1,907 |   2,109 |   2,153 |   2,294
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  36,838 |  37,877 |  38,153 |  39,008 |  41,076 |  43,882 |  44,535 |  42,689
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   1,351 |   1,519 |   1,659 |   1,914 |   2,008 |   2,083 |   2,081 |   2,004
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     636 |     595 |     605 |     545 |     539 |     557 |     583 |     552
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     713 |     750 |     856 |     984 |   1,045 |   1,189 |   1,248 |   1,270
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   3,671 |   3,494 |   3,383 |   3,403 |   3,559 |   3,673 |   3,642 |   3,700
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   5,398 |   5,593 |   5,380 |   5,176 |   5,735 |   6,486 |   6,543 |   6,452
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  10,293 |  10,639 |  11,055 |  11,223 |  11,830 |  12,775 |  12,768 |  11,978
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     913 |     980 |     840 |     856 |     906 |     925 |     929 |     877
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   2,153 |   2,290 |   2,275 |   2,330 |   2,822 |   3,279 |   3,381 |   3,180
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   6,388 |   6,544 |   6,493 |   6,894 |   7,160 |   7,625 |   7,898 |   7,584
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   2,166 |   2,230 |   2,357 |   2,499 |   2,506 |   2,684 |   2,733 |   2,595
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     673 |     744 |     742 |     703 |     714 |     697 |     704 |     694
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   2,483 |   2,499 |   2,508 |   2,481 |   2,252 |   1,909 |   2,025 |   1,803
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   4,387 |   4,482 |   4,573 |   4,774 |   5,125 |   5,396 |   6,016 |   6,576
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     413 |     503 |     536 |     583 |     596 |     627 |     723 |     733
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     360 |     379 |     356 |     360 |     389 |     410 |     416 |     448
 NURSING .................................|     372 |     183 |     214 |     203 |     242 |     250 |     308 |     320
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     861 |     904 |     937 |   1,006 |     994 |     958 |     957 |     974
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,008 |   1,014 |     850 |     932 |     986 |   1,026 |   1,194 |   1,290
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     294 |     364 |     301 |     285 |     257 |     297 |     368 |     363
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     274 |     279 |     325 |     310 |     347 |     350 |     287 |     275
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     805 |     856 |   1,054 |   1,095 |   1,314 |   1,478 |   1,763 |   2,173
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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