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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 6: by Level of Enrollment


     TABLE B-89.  MALE FIRST-YEAR FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE,
    ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN ALL 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 .............|  50,439 |  49,338 |  51,673 |  52,448 |  55,646 |  55,927 |  52,608 |  51,730
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  47,796 |  46,856 |  48,892 |  49,513 |  52,687 |  52,698 |  49,156 |  48,175
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  30,994 |  30,346 |  31,915 |  32,429 |  33,516 |  34,031 |  32,328 |  31,938
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   5,144 |   4,812 |   5,045 |   5,006 |   5,194 |   5,003 |   4,802 |   4,578
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     147 |     122 |     130 |     126 |     114 |     119 |     110 |     128
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   2,622 |   2,367 |   2,546 |   2,497 |   2,647 |   2,498 |   2,421 |   2,397
   PHYSICS ...............................|   2,334 |   2,294 |   2,344 |   2,358 |   2,415 |   2,348 |   2,237 |   1,992
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      41 |      29 |      25 |      25 |      18 |      38 |      34 |      61
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,829 |   1,791 |   1,804 |   1,862 |   1,923 |   1,974 |   1,948 |   1,904
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     220 |     177 |     169 |     192 |     178 |     187 |     167 |     174
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,136 |   1,101 |   1,083 |     994 |   1,034 |   1,048 |   1,064 |   1,032
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     245 |     248 |     264 |     300 |     296 |     299 |     277 |     304
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     228 |     265 |     288 |     376 |     415 |     440 |     440 |     394
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,634 |   2,646 |   2,775 |   2,839 |   2,841 |   2,952 |   2,662 |   2,592
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   3,906 |   3,771 |   4,248 |   4,199 |   4,300 |   4,273 |   3,658 |   3,667
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,512 |   1,496 |   1,601 |   1,594 |   1,565 |   1,422 |   1,355 |   1,432
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   5,175 |   5,106 |   5,177 |   5,212 |   5,475 |   5,491 |   5,532 |   5,729
   ANATOMY ...............................|     120 |     140 |     120 |     108 |     114 |     122 |      95 |     109
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     555 |     568 |     601 |     582 |     586 |     556 |     593 |     583
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,345 |   1,270 |   1,340 |   1,324 |   1,409 |   1,441 |   1,416 |   1,420
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     200 |     211 |     207 |     216 |     187 |     234 |     285 |     266
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      79 |      87 |      92 |      91 |     105 |     104 |      92 |     120
   BOTANY ................................|     343 |     344 |     321 |     277 |     341 |     317 |     274 |     263
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     258 |     255 |     273 |     292 |     324 |     343 |     356 |     423
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      94 |     111 |      94 |     109 |      88 |     110 |     113 |     163
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     160 |     139 |     133 |     146 |     155 |     143 |     151 |     127
   GENETICS ..............................|     131 |     120 |     111 |     113 |     140 |     107 |     146 |     134
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     460 |     496 |     484 |     461 |     452 |     430 |     421 |     440
   NUTRITION .............................|     241 |     207 |     228 |     201 |     210 |     204 |     217 |     195
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     139 |     134 |     150 |     138 |     154 |     130 |     164 |     172
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     250 |     251 |     240 |     276 |     282 |     290 |     282 |     271
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     369 |     359 |     315 |     356 |     335 |     349 |     363 |     398
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     261 |     216 |     242 |     227 |     269 |     213 |     197 |     177
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     170 |     198 |     226 |     295 |     324 |     398 |     367 |     468
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   2,800 |   2,725 |   2,830 |   2,834 |   2,930 |   3,204 |   2,919 |   2,985
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   7,994 |   7,999 |   8,435 |   8,883 |   9,288 |   9,712 |   9,452 |   9,051
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     382 |     440 |     462 |     447 |     444 |     468 |     350 |     337
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     403 |     432 |     423 |     443 |     533 |     495 |     539 |     550
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   1,832 |   1,885 |   1,788 |   2,035 |   2,073 |   2,089 |   1,992 |   1,893
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     471 |     472 |     503 |     501 |     521 |     580 |     625 |     598
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     279 |     284 |     299 |     290 |     271 |     235 |     227 |     233
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   2,815 |   2,799 |   3,083 |   3,261 |   3,454 |   3,675 |   3,573 |   3,351
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     635 |     595 |     625 |     610 |     680 |     711 |     651 |     566
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      88 |      91 |      91 |      90 |      52 |      82 |      91 |      81
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,089 |   1,001 |   1,161 |   1,206 |   1,260 |   1,377 |   1,404 |   1,442
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  16,802 |  16,510 |  16,977 |  17,084 |  19,171 |  18,667 |  16,828 |  16,237
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     844 |     836 |     914 |     856 |   1,022 |     938 |     867 |     694
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     216 |     221 |     187 |     172 |     180 |     157 |     126 |     152
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     300 |     295 |     320 |     318 |     352 |     440 |     425 |     401
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,095 |   1,043 |   1,091 |   1,131 |   1,224 |   1,150 |   1,187 |   1,159
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   2,686 |   2,631 |   2,776 |   3,027 |   3,410 |   3,429 |   3,088 |   3,161
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   4,920 |   5,027 |   5,117 |   5,025 |   5,497 |   5,324 |   4,793 |   4,783
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     326 |     305 |     277 |     214 |     273 |     300 |     264 |     267
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,200 |   1,199 |   1,386 |   1,382 |   1,643 |   1,535 |   1,233 |   1,223
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,981 |   2,900 |   3,002 |   2,957 |   3,418 |   3,459 |   3,133 |   2,854
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     686 |     648 |     709 |     735 |     802 |     779 |     698 |     661
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     267 |     260 |     251 |     249 |     221 |     238 |     222 |     186
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,281 |   1,145 |     947 |   1,018 |   1,129 |     918 |     792 |     696
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,643 |   2,482 |   2,781 |   2,935 |   2,959 |   3,229 |   3,452 |   3,555
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     227 |     229 |     280 |     278 |     375 |     386 |     350 |     342
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     277 |     272 |     264 |     230 |     234 |     274 |     286 |     274
 NURSING .................................|     107 |     122 |     170 |     170 |     172 |     168 |     193 |     213
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     270 |     251 |     301 |     311 |     309 |     255 |     244 |     247
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     940 |     812 |     830 |     919 |     759 |     835 |     889 |     829
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     165 |     161 |     172 |     171 |     169 |     211 |     226 |     247
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      85 |      94 |      68 |      96 |      80 |      80 |      74 |      82
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     572 |     541 |     696 |     760 |     861 |   1,020 |   1,190 |   1,321
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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