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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


  TABLE C-76.  MALE PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND
     HEALTH FIELDS 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 .............|  71,538 |  70,105 |  68,868 |  70,684 |  71,976 |  73,553 |  73,976 |  73,001
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  68,029 |  66,810 |  65,682 |  67,369 |  68,372 |  69,738 |  69,801 |  68,638
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  36,027 |  36,287 |  35,672 |  36,655 |  37,223 |  38,176 |  38,438 |  37,760
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   2,596 |   2,692 |   2,626 |   2,677 |   2,582 |   2,605 |   2,540 |   2,420
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      35 |      22 |      23 |      16 |      16 |      24 |      24 |      18
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,408 |   1,350 |   1,352 |   1,433 |   1,334 |   1,469 |   1,432 |   1,300
   PHYSICS ...............................|   1,100 |   1,268 |   1,195 |   1,165 |   1,165 |   1,062 |   1,035 |   1,036
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      53 |      52 |      56 |      63 |      67 |      50 |      49 |      66
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,375 |   2,213 |   2,108 |   2,094 |   2,292 |   2,281 |   2,234 |   2,258
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     106 |      88 |      82 |      87 |      87 |      79 |      93 |      85
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,521 |   1,401 |   1,354 |   1,209 |   1,191 |   1,177 |   1,140 |   1,111
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     297 |     250 |     227 |     221 |     205 |     185 |     178 |     208
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     451 |     474 |     445 |     577 |     809 |     840 |     823 |     854
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,505 |   2,650 |   2,550 |   2,685 |   2,640 |   2,614 |   2,375 |   2,453
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   9,127 |   9,365 |   9,120 |   9,738 |   9,988 |  10,307 |  10,509 |   9,781
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,260 |   1,222 |   1,300 |   1,321 |   1,326 |   1,392 |   1,375 |   1,537
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   3,221 |   2,993 |   2,874 |   3,159 |   3,165 |   3,453 |   3,395 |   3,451
   ANATOMY ...............................|      45 |      49 |      40 |      42 |      43 |      28 |      17 |      47
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     100 |      84 |     150 |     107 |     126 |     159 |     185 |     209
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,195 |   1,109 |     963 |   1,060 |   1,095 |   1,249 |   1,280 |   1,225
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     192 |     202 |     188 |     281 |     270 |     310 |     245 |     242
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      95 |      37 |      29 |      26 |      17 |      21 |      21 |      22
   BOTANY ................................|     243 |     223 |     240 |     220 |     231 |     237 |     207 |     229
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      44 |      32 |      31 |      41 |      48 |      62 |      82 |      83
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      61 |      68 |      89 |     102 |     107 |     106 |     122 |     128
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     130 |     129 |     124 |     121 |     110 |     125 |     138 |     136
   GENETICS ..............................|      53 |      50 |      50 |      50 |      50 |      53 |      42 |      39
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     187 |     201 |     215 |     224 |     226 |     234 |     207 |     185
   NUTRITION .............................|     239 |     222 |     234 |     252 |     220 |     231 |     201 |     227
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     132 |     111 |      90 |     113 |     136 |     119 |      92 |     114
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      92 |      94 |      81 |      80 |      72 |      70 |      77 |      84
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     125 |     111 |      79 |      77 |      78 |      71 |      63 |      73
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     198 |     202 |     203 |     262 |     236 |     209 |     223 |     227
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      90 |      69 |      68 |     101 |     100 |     169 |     193 |     181
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   3,282 |   3,474 |   3,296 |   3,240 |   3,450 |   3,371 |   3,246 |   3,239
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  11,661 |  11,678 |  11,798 |  11,741 |  11,780 |  12,153 |  12,764 |  12,621
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     255 |     250 |     259 |     221 |     244 |     274 |     285 |     223
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     595 |     584 |     597 |     554 |     562 |     614 |     650 |     626
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   1,748 |   1,752 |   1,772 |   1,784 |   1,631 |   1,741 |   1,741 |   1,821
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     399 |     447 |     466 |     505 |     532 |     544 |     579 |     633
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     232 |     183 |     205 |     202 |     223 |     187 |     181 |     169
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   6,181 |   5,975 |   6,118 |   5,981 |   6,069 |   6,174 |   6,446 |   6,235
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     658 |     713 |     703 |     660 |     711 |     695 |     829 |     762
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     167 |     148 |     130 |     152 |     103 |     137 |      92 |     100
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,426 |   1,626 |   1,548 |   1,682 |   1,705 |   1,787 |   1,961 |   2,052
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  32,002 |  30,523 |  30,010 |  30,714 |  31,149 |  31,562 |  31,363 |  30,878
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     569 |     611 |     656 |     809 |     722 |     645 |     612 |     611
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     132 |     150 |     164 |     128 |     141 |     150 |     158 |     157
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     214 |     216 |     206 |     230 |     209 |     263 |     273 |     322
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,080 |     926 |     888 |     966 |     992 |   1,075 |   1,069 |   1,209
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   3,650 |   3,609 |   3,671 |   3,902 |   4,258 |   4,889 |   4,908 |   5,051
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  11,537 |  11,610 |  11,487 |  11,279 |  11,424 |  11,337 |  11,005 |  10,507
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     634 |     650 |     704 |     641 |     665 |     659 |     651 |     632
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   5,985 |   5,216 |   4,576 |   4,509 |   4,905 |   5,183 |   5,482 |   5,483
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   4,810 |   4,459 |   4,469 |   4,594 |   4,724 |   4,911 |   4,783 |   4,717
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     710 |     642 |     654 |     741 |     768 |     854 |     784 |     774
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     211 |     172 |     189 |     171 |     170 |     165 |     195 |     213
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   2,470 |   2,262 |   2,346 |   2,744 |   2,171 |   1,431 |   1,443 |   1,202
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,509 |   3,295 |   3,186 |   3,315 |   3,604 |   3,815 |   4,175 |   4,363
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     168 |     147 |     106 |     115 |     132 |     168 |     147 |     159
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     105 |     106 |      93 |      87 |      94 |      88 |      84 |      96
 NURSING .................................|     458 |     402 |     398 |     443 |     477 |     589 |     589 |     669
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     455 |     392 |     407 |     430 |     426 |     401 |     386 |     366
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,353 |   1,212 |   1,097 |   1,207 |   1,355 |   1,314 |   1,604 |   1,775
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     142 |     142 |     106 |     141 |     144 |     155 |     137 |     171
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      77 |      73 |      70 |      93 |      88 |      93 |      96 |      98
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     751 |     821 |     909 |     799 |     888 |   1,007 |   1,132 |   1,029
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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