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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


    TABLE D-39.  MALE PART-TIME GRADUATE SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
        STUDENTS 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 .............|  16,997 |  15,779 |  17,120 |  18,326 |  19,446 |  19,812 |  19,813 |  19,230
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  16,003 |  14,889 |  16,097 |  17,377 |  18,454 |  18,838 |  18,722 |  17,963
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  11,673 |  11,107 |  11,933 |  12,429 |  13,106 |  13,366 |  13,528 |  13,166
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     633 |     565 |     642 |     666 |     743 |     727 |     688 |     625
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     392 |     329 |     385 |     397 |     407 |     416 |     382 |     352
   PHYSICS ...............................|     173 |     170 |     169 |     189 |     209 |     172 |     172 |     163
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      68 |      66 |      88 |      80 |     127 |     139 |     134 |     110
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     458 |     418 |     421 |     468 |     555 |     647 |     729 |     764
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       2 |       7 |       4 |       4 |       9 |       9 |      11 |       7
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     239 |     188 |     188 |     184 |     214 |     194 |     197 |     221
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      37 |      34 |      35 |      37 |      29 |      29 |      44 |      53
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     180 |     189 |     194 |     243 |     303 |     415 |     477 |     483
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     935 |     870 |     996 |   1,081 |     990 |     948 |     895 |     830
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   2,904 |   2,873 |   3,019 |   3,102 |   3,317 |   3,518 |   3,423 |   3,027
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     190 |     176 |     188 |     206 |     189 |     213 |     180 |     219
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     994 |     907 |   1,008 |     999 |     980 |   1,019 |   1,103 |   1,109
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      15 |       5 |      17 |      15 |      21 |      20 |      18 |      18
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     832 |     766 |     815 |     823 |     783 |     793 |     838 |     834
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       3 |       4 |       1 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       4 |       1
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       6 |      10
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      25 |      16 |      24 |      27 |      24 |      49 |      59 |      52
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      23 |      15 |      15 |      15 |      11 |       9 |       5 |       4
   NUTRITION .............................|      11 |      19 |      27 |      29 |      33 |      28 |      39 |      54
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      22 |      25 |      26 |      22 |      23 |      34 |      35 |      40
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       1 |       1 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       2 |       0 |       3 |       4 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       2
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      60 |      56 |      78 |      62 |      83 |      84 |      99 |      94
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,979 |   1,829 |   1,910 |   1,941 |   2,151 |   2,110 |   2,139 |   2,214
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   3,580 |   3,469 |   3,749 |   3,966 |   4,181 |   4,184 |   4,371 |   4,378
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      12 |      14 |      16 |      11 |       7 |      24 |      22 |      16
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      56 |      59 |      71 |      80 |      93 |      69 |      61 |      62
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     368 |     352 |     341 |     325 |     342 |     366 |     364 |     325
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     185 |     221 |     262 |     236 |     243 |     276 |     251 |     245
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      40 |      53 |      54 |      54 |     138 |      69 |      71 |      49
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,985 |   2,011 |   2,211 |   2,217 |   2,206 |   2,237 |   2,377 |   2,411
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     137 |     148 |     166 |     198 |     259 |     240 |     236 |     246
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      24 |      23 |      24 |      21 |      18 |      23 |      27 |      22
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     773 |     588 |     604 |     824 |     875 |     880 |     962 |   1,002
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   4,330 |   3,782 |   4,164 |   4,948 |   5,348 |   5,472 |   5,194 |   4,797
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      17 |      20 |      33 |      25 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      24
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      28 |      21 |      21 |      21 |      20 |      17 |      19 |      21
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      77 |      50 |      57 |      76 |      75 |      79 |      73 |      50
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     699 |     527 |     488 |     604 |     729 |     903 |     883 |     882
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,212 |   1,123 |   1,611 |   2,009 |   2,148 |   2,260 |   2,054 |   1,876
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     176 |     179 |       5 |       5 |      19 |      24 |      30 |      13
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     560 |     513 |     627 |     728 |     849 |     775 |     788 |     730
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     762 |     709 |     761 |     824 |     750 |     731 |     710 |     604
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      60 |      52 |      49 |      69 |      89 |     122 |     105 |      80
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     739 |     588 |     512 |     587 |     669 |     561 |     532 |     517
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     994 |     890 |   1,023 |     949 |     992 |     974 |   1,091 |   1,267
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      30 |      20 |      17 |      17 |      23 |      81 |      96 |     119
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|     115 |     114 |     193 |     171 |     183 |     115 |     150 |     230
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       1 |       1 |       4 |       1 |       0 |       7 |       5 |       4
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      64 |      66 |      66 |      79 |     113 |     107 |     141 |     169
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      50 |      43 |      54 |      72 |      58 |      44 |      54 |      80
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       2 |       0 |       0 |       4 |       4 |       4 |       2 |       0
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     732 |     646 |     689 |     605 |     611 |     616 |     643 |     665
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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