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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


TABLE D-13.  PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
     FIELDS IN MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY SEX AND FIELD: 1975-94

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            |          |                                             SCIENCES
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            |TOTAL, ALL|          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |
    YEAR    | SURVEYED |          |          |  EARTH,  |          |          |          |          |          |
            |  FIELDS  |SCIENCES, | PHYSICAL |  ATMOS-  |  MATHE-  | COMPUTER |  AGRI-   |BIOLOGICAL|          |  SOCIAL
            |          |  TOTAL   | SCIENCES |PHERIC, & | MATICAL  | SCIENCES | CULTURAL | SCIENCES |PSYCHOLOGY| SCIENCES
            |          |          |          |  OCEAN   | SCIENCES |          | SCIENCES |          |          |
            |          |          |          | SCIENCES |          |          |          |          |          |
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            |                                              TOTAL ENROLLMENT
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 1975 ......|   21,136 |   17,604 |      872 |      603 |    1,534 |      660 |      250 |    2,719 |    3,977 |    6,989
 1976 ......|   22,345 |   18,272 |      890 |      702 |    1,381 |      695 |      268 |    2,873 |    4,315 |    7,148
 1977 ......|   25,434 |   20,252 |      972 |      743 |    1,317 |      815 |      300 |    3,047 |    5,304 |    7,754
 1978 1/....|   26,784 |   20,911 |      926 |      706 |    1,194 |    1,014 |      315 |    3,013 |    5,630 |    8,114
 1979 ......|   28,133 |   21,569 |      879 |      669 |    1,071 |    1,213 |      329 |    2,979 |    5,956 |    8,473
 1980 ......|   27,530 |   20,685 |      810 |      759 |    1,036 |    1,435 |      265 |    2,898 |    5,578 |    7,904
 1981 ......|   28,963 |   21,681 |      800 |      787 |    1,289 |    2,181 |      280 |    2,730 |    5,896 |    7,718
 1982 ......|   30,243 |   22,169 |      864 |      825 |    1,645 |    2,939 |      319 |    2,557 |    5,951 |    7,069
 1983 ......|   30,531 |   22,297 |      874 |      656 |    1,770 |    3,818 |      307 |    2,488 |    5,962 |    6,422
 1984 2/....|   31,453 |   22,794 |      849 |      715 |    1,614 |    3,662 |      292 |    2,368 |    6,155 |    7,139
 1985 2/....|   31,758 |   22,679 |      823 |      714 |    1,537 |    4,150 |      313 |    2,349 |    6,028 |    6,765
 1986 2/....|   32,213 |   22,776 |      904 |      666 |    1,530 |    4,280 |      268 |    2,228 |    5,999 |    6,901
 1987 2/....|   32,381 |   22,350 |      893 |      668 |    1,493 |    4,112 |      284 |    2,150 |    6,053 |    6,697
 1988 ......|   31,331 |   21,999 |      830 |      637 |    1,425 |    4,071 |      291 |    2,017 |    6,147 |    6,581
 1989 ......|   33,519 |   23,556 |      896 |      653 |    1,618 |    4,235 |      286 |    2,184 |    6,688 |    6,996
 1990 ......|   36,245 |   25,105 |      941 |      724 |    1,741 |    4,367 |      322 |    2,228 |    7,259 |    7,523
 1991 ......|   38,237 |   26,236 |    1,057 |      849 |    1,572 |    4,623 |      271 |    2,232 |    7,859 |    7,773
 1992 ......|   40,165 |   27,316 |    1,072 |    1,046 |    1,559 |    4,870 |      332 |    2,389 |    7,901 |    8,147
 1993 ......|   42,064 |   28,705 |    1,089 |    1,160 |    1,614 |    4,654 |      333 |    2,575 |    8,611 |    8,669
 1994 ......|   41,141 |   28,026 |    1,007 |    1,205 |    1,462 |    4,090 |      390 |    2,715 |    8,368 |    8,789
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            |                                                    MEN
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|   15,866 |   12,578 |      754 |      575 |      798 |      656 |      260 |    1,815 |    2,421 |    5,299
 1978 1/....|   15,964 |   12,447 |      670 |      541 |      706 |      791 |      273 |    1,748 |    2,480 |    5,241
 1979 ......|   16,061 |   12,315 |      585 |      506 |      613 |      925 |      285 |    1,680 |    2,538 |    5,183
 1980 ......|   16,056 |   11,967 |      611 |      562 |      640 |    1,025 |      236 |    1,584 |    2,454 |    4,855
 1981 ......|   15,872 |   11,638 |      551 |      570 |      759 |    1,502 |      239 |    1,372 |    2,278 |    4,367
 1982 ......|   16,587 |   11,914 |      593 |      615 |      950 |    1,948 |      272 |    1,251 |    2,232 |    4,053
 1983 ......|   16,241 |   11,733 |      615 |      485 |    1,079 |    2,601 |      233 |    1,197 |    1,942 |    3,581
 1984 2/....|   16,304 |   11,805 |      590 |      517 |      948 |    2,521 |      207 |    1,091 |    1,961 |    3,970
 1985 2/....|   16,726 |   12,063 |      581 |      509 |      892 |    3,065 |      238 |    1,077 |    1,865 |    3,836
 1986 2/....|   16,871 |   11,818 |      634 |      460 |      920 |    2,958 |      200 |      980 |    1,859 |    3,807
 1987 2/....|   16,997 |   11,673 |      633 |      458 |      935 |    2,904 |      190 |      994 |    1,979 |    3,580
 1988 ......|   15,779 |   11,107 |      565 |      418 |      870 |    2,873 |      176 |      907 |    1,829 |    3,469
 1989 ......|   17,120 |   11,933 |      642 |      421 |      996 |    3,019 |      188 |    1,008 |    1,910 |    3,749
 1990 ......|   18,326 |   12,429 |      666 |      468 |    1,081 |    3,102 |      206 |      999 |    1,941 |    3,966
 1991 ......|   19,446 |   13,106 |      743 |      555 |      990 |    3,317 |      189 |      980 |    2,151 |    4,181
 1992 ......|   19,812 |   13,366 |      727 |      647 |      948 |    3,518 |      213 |    1,019 |    2,110 |    4,184
 1993 ......|   19,813 |   13,528 |      688 |      729 |      895 |    3,423 |      180 |    1,103 |    2,139 |    4,371
 1994 ......|   19,230 |   13,166 |      625 |      764 |      830 |    3,027 |      219 |    1,109 |    2,214 |    4,378
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|    9,568 |    7,674 |      218 |      168 |      519 |      159 |       40 |    1,232 |    2,883 |    2,455
 1978 1/....|   10,820 |    8,464 |      256 |      166 |      489 |      224 |       42 |    1,266 |    3,151 |    2,873
 1979 ......|   12,072 |    9,254 |      294 |      163 |      458 |      288 |       44 |    1,299 |    3,418 |    3,290
 1980 ......|   11,474 |    8,718 |      199 |      197 |      396 |      410 |       29 |    1,314 |    3,124 |    3,049
 1981 ......|   13,091 |   10,043 |      249 |      217 |      530 |      679 |       41 |    1,358 |    3,618 |    3,351
 1982 ......|   13,656 |   10,255 |      271 |      210 |      695 |      991 |       47 |    1,306 |    3,719 |    3,016
 1983 ......|   14,290 |   10,564 |      259 |      171 |      691 |    1,217 |       74 |    1,291 |    4,020 |    2,841
 1984 2/....|   15,149 |   10,989 |      259 |      198 |      666 |    1,141 |       85 |    1,277 |    4,194 |    3,169
 1985 2/....|   15,032 |   10,616 |      242 |      205 |      645 |    1,085 |       75 |    1,272 |    4,163 |    2,929
 1986 2/....|   15,342 |   10,958 |      270 |      206 |      610 |    1,322 |       68 |    1,248 |    4,140 |    3,094
 1987 2/....|   15,384 |   10,677 |      260 |      210 |      558 |    1,208 |       94 |    1,156 |    4,074 |    3,117
 1988 ......|   15,552 |   10,892 |      265 |      219 |      555 |    1,198 |      115 |    1,110 |    4,318 |    3,112
 1989 ......|   16,399 |   11,623 |      254 |      232 |      622 |    1,216 |       98 |    1,176 |    4,778 |    3,247
 1990 ......|   17,919 |   12,676 |      275 |      256 |      660 |    1,265 |      116 |    1,229 |    5,318 |    3,557
 1991 ......|   18,791 |   13,130 |      314 |      294 |      582 |    1,306 |       82 |    1,252 |    5,708 |    3,592
 1992 ......|   20,353 |   13,950 |      345 |      399 |      611 |    1,352 |      119 |    1,370 |    5,791 |    3,963
 1993 ......|   22,251 |   15,177 |      401 |      431 |      719 |    1,231 |      153 |    1,472 |    6,472 |    4,298
 1994 ......|   21,911 |   14,860 |      382 |      441 |      632 |    1,063 |      171 |    1,606 |    6,154 |    4,411
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            |                                           ENGINEERING                                            |
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            |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |  TOTAL,
    YEAR    |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |METALLUR- |          |  HEALTH
            |  ENGI-   |AEROSPACE | CHEMICAL |  CIVIL   |ELECTRICAL|INDUSTRIAL|MECHANICAL| GICAL &  |  OTHER   |  FIELDS
            | NEERING, |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |MATERIALS |  ENGI-   |
            |  TOTAL   | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  |  ENGI-   | NEERING  |
            |          |          |          |          |          |          |          | NEERING  |          |
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            |                                              TOTAL ENROLLMENT
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 1975 ......|    1,980 |       14 |       85 |      366 |      301 |      406 |      277 |       32 |      499 |    1,552
 1976 ......|    2,191 |       16 |      101 |      446 |      324 |      363 |      251 |       35 |      655 |    1,882
 1977 ......|    2,797 |       13 |      100 |      574 |      550 |      416 |      321 |       58 |      765 |    2,385
 1978 1/....|    3,130 |        9 |      117 |      583 |      572 |      420 |      431 |       72 |      929 |    2,743
 1979 ......|    3,463 |        4 |      134 |      591 |      593 |      423 |      540 |       85 |    1,093 |    3,101
 1980 ......|    3,565 |        4 |      184 |      683 |      669 |      534 |      543 |       53 |      895 |    3,280
 1981 ......|    4,050 |        4 |      186 |      741 |      744 |      584 |      540 |       43 |    1,208 |    3,232
 1982 ......|    4,216 |        5 |      199 |      598 |      930 |      557 |      453 |       43 |    1,431 |    3,858
 1983 ......|    4,140 |       17 |      158 |      572 |      946 |      523 |      539 |       56 |    1,329 |    4,094
 1984 2/....|    4,125 |       18 |      121 |      524 |      936 |      491 |      598 |       57 |    1,380 |    4,534
 1985 2/....|    4,274 |       18 |      100 |      485 |    1,022 |      543 |      599 |       66 |    1,441 |    4,805
 1986 2/....|    4,649 |       17 |       84 |      549 |    1,277 |      593 |      802 |       73 |    1,254 |    4,788
 1987 2/....|    5,018 |       18 |       93 |      845 |    1,369 |      658 |      845 |       70 |    1,120 |    5,013
 1988 ......|    4,335 |       21 |       66 |      646 |    1,277 |      575 |      790 |       62 |      898 |    4,997
 1989 ......|    4,767 |       37 |       70 |      600 |    1,853 |      703 |      841 |       60 |      603 |    5,196
 1990 ......|    5,777 |       27 |       98 |      771 |    2,320 |      849 |      910 |       85 |      717 |    5,363
 1991 ......|    6,256 |        0 |       97 |      943 |    2,447 |      994 |      824 |      105 |      846 |    5,745
 1992 ......|    6,455 |        0 |       98 |    1,136 |    2,609 |      938 |      815 |      140 |      719 |    6,394
 1993 ......|    6,144 |        0 |       87 |    1,132 |    2,389 |      928 |      780 |      124 |      704 |    7,215
 1994 ......|    5,629 |       29 |       61 |    1,095 |    2,151 |      877 |      668 |       96 |      652 |    7,486
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|    2,617 |       13 |       96 |      516 |      534 |      369 |      314 |       50 |      725 |      671
 1978 1/....|    2,856 |        9 |      106 |      503 |      555 |      368 |      417 |       61 |      839 |      661
 1979 ......|    3,095 |        4 |      115 |      490 |      576 |      366 |      520 |       71 |      953 |      651
 1980 ......|    3,296 |        4 |      163 |      594 |      655 |      467 |      519 |       48 |      846 |      793
 1981 ......|    3,638 |        4 |      156 |      690 |      700 |      494 |      514 |       38 |    1,042 |      596
 1982 ......|    3,774 |        5 |      174 |      551 |      865 |      469 |      434 |       38 |    1,238 |      899
 1983 ......|    3,730 |       16 |      132 |      523 |      852 |      475 |      519 |       52 |    1,161 |      778
 1984 2/....|    3,676 |       17 |      102 |      468 |      834 |      426 |      567 |       53 |    1,209 |      823
 1985 2/....|    3,752 |       17 |       82 |      416 |      922 |      456 |      551 |       53 |    1,255 |      911
 1986 2/....|    4,069 |       16 |       71 |      475 |    1,135 |      500 |      733 |       59 |    1,080 |      984
 1987 2/....|    4,330 |       17 |       77 |      699 |    1,212 |      560 |      762 |       60 |      943 |      994
 1988 ......|    3,782 |       20 |       50 |      527 |    1,123 |      513 |      709 |       52 |      788 |      890
 1989 ......|    4,164 |       33 |       57 |      488 |    1,611 |      627 |      761 |       49 |      538 |    1,023
 1990 ......|    4,948 |       25 |       76 |      604 |    2,009 |      728 |      824 |       69 |      613 |      949
 1991 ......|    5,348 |        0 |       75 |      729 |    2,148 |      849 |      750 |       89 |      708 |      992
 1992 ......|    5,472 |        0 |       79 |      903 |    2,260 |      775 |      731 |      122 |      602 |      974
 1993 ......|    5,194 |        0 |       73 |      883 |    2,054 |      788 |      710 |      105 |      581 |    1,091
 1994 ......|    4,797 |       24 |       50 |      882 |    1,876 |      730 |      604 |       80 |      551 |    1,267
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|      180 |        0 |        4 |       58 |       16 |       47 |        7 |        8 |       40 |    1,714
 1978 1/....|      274 |        0 |       12 |       80 |       17 |       52 |       14 |       11 |       90 |    2,082
 1979 ......|      368 |        0 |       19 |      101 |       17 |       57 |       20 |       14 |      140 |    2,450
 1980 ......|      269 |        0 |       21 |       89 |       14 |       67 |       24 |        5 |       49 |    2,487
 1981 ......|      412 |        0 |       30 |       51 |       44 |       90 |       26 |        5 |      166 |    2,636
 1982 ......|      442 |        0 |       25 |       47 |       65 |       88 |       19 |        5 |      193 |    2,959
 1983 ......|      410 |        1 |       26 |       49 |       94 |       48 |       20 |        4 |      168 |    3,316
 1984 2/....|      449 |        1 |       19 |       56 |      102 |       65 |       31 |        4 |      171 |    3,711
 1985 2/....|      522 |        1 |       18 |       69 |      100 |       87 |       48 |       13 |      186 |    3,894
 1986 2/....|      580 |        1 |       13 |       74 |      142 |       93 |       69 |       14 |      174 |    3,804
 1987 2/....|      688 |        1 |       16 |      146 |      157 |       98 |       83 |       10 |      177 |    4,019
 1988 ......|      553 |        1 |       16 |      119 |      154 |       62 |       81 |       10 |      110 |    4,107
 1989 ......|      603 |        4 |       13 |      112 |      242 |       76 |       80 |       11 |       65 |    4,173
 1990 ......|      829 |        2 |       22 |      167 |      311 |      121 |       86 |       16 |      104 |    4,414
 1991 ......|      908 |        0 |       22 |      214 |      299 |      145 |       74 |       16 |      138 |    4,753
 1992 ......|      983 |        0 |       19 |      233 |      349 |      163 |       84 |       18 |      117 |    5,420
 1993 ......|      950 |        0 |       14 |      249 |      335 |      140 |       70 |       19 |      123 |    6,124
 1994 ......|      832 |        5 |       11 |      213 |      275 |      147 |       64 |       16 |      101 |    6,219
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1/  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS WERE NOT SURVEYED AND SEX DATA WERE
    NOT REQUESTED IN 1978; TOTALS REPRESENT ESTIMATES BASED ON 1977 AND 1979
    DATA.
2/  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS WERE SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS FROM
    1984 THROUGH 1987.  DATA SHOWN HERE ARE THEREFORE SUBJECT TO SAMPLING
    ERROR.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
KEY:      NA = NOT AVAILABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING