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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


 TABLE D-35.  MALE FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS BEYOND FIRST YEAR IN SCIENCE,
 ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN MASTER'S-GRANTING 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 .............|   5,560 |   5,346 |   5,458 |   5,862 |   5,951 |   6,300 |   6,528 |   6,642
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   5,298 |   5,085 |   5,128 |   5,552 |   5,597 |   5,900 |   6,076 |   5,816
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   4,289 |   4,085 |   4,014 |   4,357 |   4,480 |   4,680 |   4,820 |   4,643
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     297 |     313 |     356 |     304 |     337 |     283 |     320 |     346
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     191 |     211 |     213 |     162 |     176 |     140 |     160 |     157
   PHYSICS ...............................|      86 |      93 |     126 |     130 |     145 |     133 |     128 |     140
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      20 |       9 |      17 |      12 |      16 |      10 |      32 |      49
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     209 |     209 |     177 |     173 |     189 |     222 |     245 |     276
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       5 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       2 |      11
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     131 |     130 |      96 |     104 |      76 |      93 |      78 |      77
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      14 |      17 |      21 |      19 |      26 |      34 |      18 |      40
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      64 |      62 |      55 |      50 |      86 |      95 |     147 |     148
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     284 |     293 |     264 |     261 |     283 |     296 |     304 |     305
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     781 |     716 |     670 |     852 |     840 |     899 |     860 |     676
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     192 |     205 |     179 |     222 |     212 |     159 |     219 |     189
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     503 |     504 |     479 |     465 |     429 |     472 |     564 |     571
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|       5 |       2 |       4 |       6 |       4 |       7 |      10 |       9
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     445 |     453 |     435 |     418 |     373 |     389 |     470 |     490
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|      11 |       9 |       4 |       2 |       3 |       7 |       0 |       2
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       2 |       4 |       2 |       1 |       5 |       6 |       3 |       2
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       1 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       3 |       0
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|       9 |       2 |       2 |       3 |       2 |       3 |       4 |       2
   NUTRITION .............................|       6 |       3 |       9 |       6 |       8 |       8 |      15 |      11
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       7 |       5 |       7 |       6 |       7 |       4 |       6 |       6
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       4 |       4 |       0 |       1 |       2 |      19 |       1 |       2
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      13 |      22 |      15 |      21 |      25 |      27 |      51 |      46
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     849 |     837 |     890 |   1,036 |   1,016 |   1,142 |   1,154 |   1,080
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   1,174 |   1,008 |     999 |   1,044 |   1,174 |   1,207 |   1,154 |   1,200
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      17 |      16 |      15 |      19 |       6 |       3 |      20 |      17
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      26 |      18 |      28 |      29 |      32 |      32 |      23 |      22
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     151 |     128 |     119 |     105 |     146 |     155 |     124 |     132
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     112 |     123 |     104 |      99 |      97 |     117 |     104 |     134
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       8 |      15 |      12 |       8 |       4 |      13 |      20 |      20
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     527 |     470 |     472 |     503 |     588 |     572 |     569 |     536
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      80 |      88 |      94 |      95 |     114 |     120 |      97 |     120
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       7 |       4 |      13 |      11 |      15 |      13 |       9 |       8
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     246 |     146 |     142 |     175 |     172 |     182 |     188 |     211
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   1,009 |   1,000 |   1,114 |   1,195 |   1,117 |   1,220 |   1,256 |   1,173
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      10 |      10 |      19 |      41 |      41 |      22 |      23 |      23
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      21 |      28 |      39 |      36 |      25 |      11 |      12 |      19
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      34 |      30 |      12 |      13 |      20 |      26 |      29 |      38
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     146 |     157 |     159 |     144 |     164 |     211 |     303 |     237
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     339 |     358 |     472 |     471 |     412 |     471 |     395 |     401
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       7 |       5 |       3 |       5 |       3 |       5 |       2 |       3
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      69 |      69 |      95 |     158 |     100 |      99 |     120 |     126
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     129 |     137 |     142 |     168 |     167 |     213 |     179 |     152
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      15 |       9 |      15 |       4 |       8 |       4 |      16 |      12
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     239 |     197 |     158 |     155 |     177 |     158 |     177 |     162
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     262 |     261 |     330 |     310 |     354 |     400 |     452 |     826
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|       4 |      23 |      16 |      24 |      24 |      27 |      37 |     120
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|      43 |      52 |      61 |      30 |      54 |      46 |      45 |      77
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      12 |      16 |      11 |      11 |      19 |      15 |      23 |      22
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      37 |      34 |      86 |      67 |      80 |      70 |      71 |      66
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      15 |       6 |       7 |       9 |       9 |       9 |      11 |      12
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     151 |     129 |     149 |     169 |     168 |     233 |     265 |     529
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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