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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 6: by Level of Enrollment


TABLE B-92.  FEMALE FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS BEYOND FIRST YEAR 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 .............|  61,229 |  64,352 |  67,044 |  71,146 |  75,983 |  81,965 |  88,783 |  93,880
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  51,686 |  54,290 |  56,314 |  59,664 |  63,319 |  68,375 |  73,098 |  76,277
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  47,037 |  49,422 |  51,024 |  53,964 |  57,015 |  61,291 |  65,411 |  68,205
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   4,394 |   4,650 |   4,853 |   5,018 |   5,359 |   5,593 |   5,835 |   5,895
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      89 |      99 |     106 |     115 |     130 |     139 |     147 |     185
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   3,244 |   3,362 |   3,542 |   3,645 |   3,886 |   4,105 |   4,318 |   4,374
   PHYSICS ...............................|   1,005 |   1,150 |   1,175 |   1,226 |   1,310 |   1,319 |   1,334 |   1,294
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      56 |      39 |      30 |      32 |      33 |      30 |      36 |      42
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,939 |   1,962 |   1,921 |   2,097 |   2,188 |   2,362 |   2,518 |   2,697
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     112 |     111 |     120 |     120 |     131 |     151 |     150 |     168
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,173 |   1,137 |   1,066 |   1,053 |   1,062 |   1,131 |   1,190 |   1,283
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     371 |     383 |     404 |     488 |     509 |     574 |     582 |     649
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     283 |     331 |     331 |     436 |     486 |     506 |     596 |     597
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,283 |   2,432 |   2,479 |   2,614 |   2,712 |   2,936 |   3,053 |   3,031
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   2,145 |   2,114 |   2,012 |   2,292 |   2,223 |   2,357 |   2,499 |   2,472
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,687 |   1,779 |   1,755 |   1,827 |   1,996 |   2,201 |   2,243 |   2,447
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  11,571 |  12,197 |  12,820 |  13,148 |  14,001 |  14,761 |  15,983 |  16,828
   ANATOMY ...............................|     278 |     310 |     323 |     316 |     320 |     342 |     356 |     368
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   1,361 |   1,438 |   1,461 |   1,531 |   1,583 |   1,595 |   1,699 |   1,726
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   2,425 |   2,553 |   2,818 |   2,765 |   2,937 |   3,077 |   3,270 |   3,292
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     392 |     401 |     401 |     414 |     508 |     538 |     721 |     783
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      90 |      95 |     113 |     115 |     129 |     159 |     171 |     188
   BOTANY ................................|     736 |     727 |     723 |     684 |     701 |     673 |     701 |     762
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     559 |     613 |     705 |     820 |     952 |   1,024 |   1,137 |   1,322
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     239 |     234 |     281 |     268 |     286 |     338 |     355 |     425
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     199 |     244 |     250 |     229 |     219 |     229 |     242 |     277
   GENETICS ..............................|     432 |     437 |     437 |     487 |     529 |     593 |     683 |     646
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   1,332 |   1,470 |   1,480 |   1,564 |   1,621 |   1,654 |   1,795 |   1,805
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,194 |   1,255 |   1,264 |   1,230 |   1,279 |   1,354 |   1,422 |   1,628
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     320 |     320 |     322 |     339 |     327 |     371 |     432 |     457
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     567 |     598 |     683 |     711 |     814 |     860 |     943 |   1,014
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     533 |     525 |     548 |     561 |     614 |     625 |     641 |     651
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     497 |     488 |     503 |     494 |     517 |     508 |     528 |     559
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     417 |     489 |     508 |     620 |     665 |     821 |     887 |     925
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  11,775 |  12,499 |  13,195 |  13,897 |  14,790 |  16,096 |  16,903 |  17,417
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  11,243 |  11,789 |  11,989 |  13,071 |  13,746 |  14,985 |  16,377 |  17,418
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     290 |     302 |     343 |     357 |     355 |     378 |     385 |     438
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,692 |   1,869 |   1,899 |   2,076 |   2,218 |   2,350 |   2,401 |   2,673
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   1,463 |   1,499 |   1,566 |   1,663 |   1,855 |   1,923 |   2,009 |   1,957
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     499 |     496 |     532 |     521 |     566 |     644 |     686 |     746
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,047 |   1,045 |   1,034 |   1,022 |     994 |   1,037 |   1,106 |   1,149
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   2,687 |   3,054 |   3,154 |   3,555 |   3,693 |   4,191 |   4,786 |   4,902
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,962 |   1,982 |   1,933 |   2,126 |   2,270 |   2,494 |   2,774 |   3,026
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     170 |     179 |     219 |     287 |     225 |     244 |     222 |     267
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,433 |   1,363 |   1,309 |   1,464 |   1,570 |   1,724 |   2,008 |   2,260
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   4,649 |   4,868 |   5,290 |   5,700 |   6,304 |   7,084 |   7,687 |   8,072
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      91 |      91 |     112 |     122 |     151 |     148 |     195 |     178
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      53 |      50 |      51 |      49 |      80 |      90 |      91 |     134
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     231 |     258 |     264 |     302 |     339 |     368 |     408 |     426
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     602 |     571 |     549 |     623 |     692 |     767 |     830 |     886
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     863 |     982 |   1,021 |   1,116 |   1,219 |   1,426 |   1,593 |   1,784
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,007 |   1,074 |   1,171 |   1,266 |   1,419 |   1,638 |   1,752 |   1,686
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      86 |      89 |      85 |     132 |     143 |     138 |     150 |     158
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     432 |     362 |     557 |     572 |     635 |     781 |     763 |     854
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     443 |     531 |     551 |     562 |     589 |     725 |     804 |     861
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     393 |     415 |     446 |     493 |     547 |     589 |     629 |     659
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      68 |      70 |      78 |      83 |     106 |     104 |     108 |      95
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     380 |     375 |     405 |     380 |     384 |     310 |     364 |     351
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   9,543 |  10,062 |  10,730 |  11,482 |  12,664 |  13,590 |  15,685 |  17,603
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     342 |     354 |     367 |     366 |     404 |     548 |     662 |     772
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     125 |     142 |     132 |     135 |     147 |     168 |     168 |     191
 NURSING .................................|   3,176 |   3,468 |   3,476 |   3,686 |   3,772 |   3,735 |   4,102 |   4,949
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     498 |     560 |     592 |     604 |     647 |     636 |     695 |     725
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,101 |   1,247 |   1,323 |   1,390 |   1,463 |   1,584 |   1,804 |   1,900
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   2,550 |   2,519 |   2,865 |   2,936 |   3,265 |   3,590 |   4,342 |   4,634
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     149 |     161 |     183 |     216 |     209 |     240 |     257 |     251
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,602 |   1,611 |   1,792 |   2,149 |   2,757 |   3,089 |   3,655 |   4,181
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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