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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


TABLE C-8.  MALE 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 .............| 241,967 | 241,402 | 243,168 | 248,190 | 256,046 | 264,170 | 264,667 | 260,624
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 231,638 | 231,305 | 232,813 | 237,375 | 244,610 | 251,988 | 251,313 | 246,453
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 146,610 | 146,994 | 148,201 | 151,134 | 153,840 | 158,684 | 159,223 | 157,259
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  24,503 |  24,409 |  24,628 |  24,858 |  24,917 |  25,344 |  24,938 |  24,198
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     601 |     591 |     649 |     645 |     657 |     683 |     682 |     750
   CHEMISTRY .............................|  12,964 |  12,484 |  12,470 |  12,595 |  12,482 |  12,740 |  12,645 |  12,382
   PHYSICS ...............................|  10,801 |  11,207 |  11,400 |  11,503 |  11,654 |  11,797 |  11,491 |  10,904
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     137 |     127 |     109 |     115 |     124 |     124 |     120 |     162
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   9,807 |   9,362 |   9,109 |   9,141 |   9,205 |   9,536 |   9,662 |   9,570
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     780 |     766 |     725 |     740 |     767 |     838 |     874 |     848
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   6,393 |   6,002 |   5,762 |   5,432 |   5,230 |   5,340 |   5,349 |   5,158
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   1,426 |   1,323 |   1,415 |   1,491 |   1,478 |   1,499 |   1,536 |   1,651
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   1,208 |   1,271 |   1,207 |   1,478 |   1,730 |   1,859 |   1,903 |   1,913
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|  11,540 |  12,001 |  11,872 |  12,082 |  12,240 |  12,403 |  12,002 |  11,791
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  19,902 |  20,108 |  20,394 |  21,509 |  21,731 |  22,872 |  23,058 |  21,911
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   7,715 |   7,580 |   7,592 |   7,495 |   7,466 |   7,604 |   7,401 |   7,503
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  24,509 |  24,631 |  24,855 |  25,222 |  25,934 |  26,871 |  27,438 |  28,009
   ANATOMY ...............................|     578 |     598 |     598 |     542 |     550 |     537 |     534 |     557
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,898 |   2,915 |   3,039 |   2,949 |   3,042 |   3,130 |   3,140 |   3,177
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   5,513 |   5,477 |   5,511 |   5,610 |   5,669 |   5,822 |   5,959 |   5,931
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     746 |     768 |     738 |     874 |     919 |   1,037 |   1,132 |   1,124
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     450 |     443 |     493 |     478 |     515 |     549 |     554 |     575
   BOTANY ................................|   1,813 |   1,778 |   1,737 |   1,654 |   1,619 |   1,620 |   1,616 |   1,580
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   1,199 |   1,233 |   1,290 |   1,435 |   1,528 |   1,687 |   1,801 |   2,064
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     555 |     577 |     615 |     635 |     632 |     649 |     681 |     762
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     906 |     881 |     817 |     815 |     830 |     839 |     847 |     846
   GENETICS ..............................|     671 |     659 |     673 |     680 |     760 |     792 |     850 |     783
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   2,421 |   2,599 |   2,569 |   2,532 |   2,562 |   2,592 |   2,591 |   2,619
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,285 |   1,168 |   1,160 |   1,193 |   1,199 |   1,166 |   1,178 |   1,196
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     763 |     757 |     758 |     743 |     789 |     764 |     790 |     881
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,228 |   1,276 |   1,296 |   1,329 |   1,302 |   1,352 |   1,410 |   1,488
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   1,378 |   1,357 |   1,313 |   1,303 |   1,366 |   1,366 |   1,389 |   1,392
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,303 |   1,239 |   1,285 |   1,262 |   1,297 |   1,291 |   1,259 |   1,212
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     802 |     906 |     963 |   1,188 |   1,355 |   1,678 |   1,707 |   1,822
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  12,229 |  12,285 |  12,301 |  12,241 |  12,727 |  12,681 |  12,568 |  12,508
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  36,405 |  36,618 |  37,450 |  38,586 |  39,620 |  41,373 |  42,156 |  41,769
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,652 |   1,669 |   1,652 |   1,641 |   1,696 |   1,756 |   1,604 |   1,490
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   2,393 |   2,414 |   2,442 |   2,568 |   2,639 |   2,758 |   2,872 |   2,974
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   8,386 |   8,387 |   8,363 |   8,436 |   8,572 |   8,818 |   8,754 |   8,784
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,769 |   1,751 |   1,865 |   1,937 |   2,033 |   2,224 |   2,353 |   2,434
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,246 |   1,219 |   1,265 |   1,333 |   1,364 |   1,188 |   1,215 |   1,154
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  13,786 |  13,640 |  14,119 |  14,429 |  14,874 |  15,681 |  16,187 |  15,639
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   2,897 |   2,988 |   3,090 |   3,173 |   3,335 |   3,414 |   3,408 |   3,286
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     407 |     386 |     394 |     446 |     376 |     408 |     392 |     365
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   3,869 |   4,164 |   4,260 |   4,623 |   4,731 |   5,126 |   5,371 |   5,643
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  85,028 |  84,311 |  84,612 |  86,241 |  90,770 |  93,304 |  92,090 |  89,194
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   2,759 |   2,962 |   3,218 |   3,557 |   3,734 |   3,655 |   3,554 |   3,301
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     984 |     966 |     956 |     845 |     860 |     864 |     867 |     861
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,217 |   1,248 |   1,382 |   1,531 |   1,606 |   1,884 |   1,933 |   1,976
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   5,816 |   5,442 |   5,347 |   5,485 |   5,749 |   5,862 |   5,870 |   6,039
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|  11,645 |  11,743 |  11,744 |  12,054 |  13,296 |  14,650 |  14,431 |  14,541
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  26,548 |  27,057 |  27,462 |  27,323 |  28,529 |  29,198 |  28,339 |  27,057
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|   1,864 |   1,930 |   1,816 |   1,707 |   1,840 |   1,882 |   1,844 |   1,776
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   9,294 |   8,654 |   8,188 |   8,140 |   9,314 |   9,903 |  10,038 |   9,828
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|  14,102 |  13,810 |  13,874 |  14,334 |  15,197 |  15,867 |  15,726 |  15,085
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   3,556 |   3,513 |   3,717 |   3,964 |   4,066 |   4,305 |   4,210 |   4,022
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|   1,151 |   1,176 |   1,182 |   1,123 |   1,105 |   1,100 |   1,121 |   1,093
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   6,092 |   5,810 |   5,726 |   6,178 |   5,474 |   4,134 |   4,157 |   3,615
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  10,329 |  10,097 |  10,355 |  10,815 |  11,436 |  12,182 |  13,354 |  14,171
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     799 |     855 |     895 |     948 |   1,078 |   1,145 |   1,197 |   1,215
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     742 |     757 |     713 |     677 |     717 |     772 |     786 |     818
 NURSING .................................|     921 |     694 |     757 |     799 |     868 |     984 |   1,062 |   1,170
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   1,585 |   1,547 |   1,645 |   1,747 |   1,729 |   1,614 |   1,586 |   1,587
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   3,294 |   3,031 |   2,772 |   3,043 |   3,092 |   3,167 |   3,672 |   3,877
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     571 |     641 |     554 |     575 |     536 |     625 |     706 |     735
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     436 |     439 |     455 |     498 |     514 |     522 |     455 |     454
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,981 |   2,133 |   2,564 |   2,528 |   2,902 |   3,353 |   3,890 |   4,315
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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