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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 6: by Level of Enrollment


     TABLE C-70.  MALE FIRST-YEAR FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE,
 ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD:
                                   1987-94

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                  FIELD                   |  1987   |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  46,975 |  46,395 |  48,609 |  49,051 |  52,086 |  51,959 |  48,865 |  48,146
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  44,542 |  44,075 |  46,013 |  46,325 |  49,379 |  48,988 |  45,702 |  44,914
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  28,354 |  28,164 |  29,564 |  29,806 |  30,834 |  31,128 |  29,510 |  29,287
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   4,964 |   4,634 |   4,856 |   4,827 |   5,020 |   4,852 |   4,632 |   4,420
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     147 |     122 |     130 |     126 |     114 |     119 |     110 |     128
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   2,520 |   2,279 |   2,456 |   2,401 |   2,567 |   2,427 |   2,329 |   2,318
   PHYSICS ...............................|   2,260 |   2,207 |   2,250 |   2,280 |   2,322 |   2,271 |   2,163 |   1,922
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      37 |      26 |      20 |      20 |      17 |      35 |      30 |      52
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,711 |   1,699 |   1,711 |   1,753 |   1,814 |   1,853 |   1,797 |   1,795
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     218 |     173 |     169 |     192 |     177 |     186 |     167 |     173
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,065 |   1,053 |   1,040 |     944 |     995 |   1,008 |   1,013 |     983
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     229 |     234 |     253 |     295 |     289 |     290 |     268 |     302
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     199 |     239 |     249 |     322 |     353 |     369 |     349 |     337
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,472 |   2,495 |   2,613 |   2,674 |   2,687 |   2,785 |   2,495 |   2,437
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   3,457 |   3,435 |   3,837 |   3,604 |   3,848 |   3,821 |   3,293 |   3,333
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,443 |   1,419 |   1,515 |   1,536 |   1,493 |   1,339 |   1,291 |   1,346
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,867 |   4,844 |   4,901 |   4,951 |   5,175 |   5,147 |   5,195 |   5,408
   ANATOMY ...............................|     120 |     140 |     120 |     108 |     114 |     122 |      95 |     109
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     550 |     565 |     597 |     578 |     583 |     555 |     579 |     577
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,075 |   1,027 |   1,092 |   1,097 |   1,154 |   1,150 |   1,143 |   1,145
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     200 |     211 |     207 |     216 |     187 |     234 |     285 |     266
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      79 |      87 |      92 |      91 |     105 |     104 |      92 |     120
   BOTANY ................................|     336 |     339 |     320 |     274 |     336 |     310 |     274 |     262
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     258 |     255 |     273 |     292 |     324 |     343 |     355 |     421
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      88 |     106 |      91 |     105 |      87 |     102 |     110 |     158
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     160 |     139 |     133 |     146 |     155 |     143 |     151 |     127
   GENETICS ..............................|     130 |     119 |     110 |     113 |     139 |     104 |     146 |     132
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     459 |     496 |     482 |     458 |     451 |     428 |     421 |     438
   NUTRITION .............................|     239 |     206 |     227 |     198 |     206 |     198 |     205 |     189
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     136 |     134 |     148 |     133 |     148 |     123 |     156 |     167
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     250 |     251 |     240 |     276 |     282 |     290 |     282 |     271
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     369 |     359 |     315 |     356 |     335 |     349 |     363 |     398
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     259 |     214 |     239 |     225 |     262 |     213 |     197 |     177
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     159 |     196 |     215 |     285 |     307 |     379 |     341 |     451
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   2,174 |   2,174 |   2,258 |   2,221 |   2,259 |   2,432 |   2,165 |   2,222
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   7,266 |   7,464 |   7,873 |   8,240 |   8,538 |   8,899 |   8,642 |   8,326
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     367 |     426 |     451 |     444 |     425 |     441 |     331 |     319
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     396 |     424 |     416 |     432 |     519 |     478 |     526 |     533
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   1,750 |   1,815 |   1,714 |   1,949 |   1,985 |   1,978 |   1,876 |   1,814
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     407 |     414 |     439 |     447 |     452 |     526 |     537 |     521
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     268 |     275 |     296 |     287 |     265 |     224 |     218 |     222
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   2,515 |   2,561 |   2,827 |   2,945 |   3,115 |   3,305 |   3,241 |   3,042
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     583 |     554 |     580 |     554 |     609 |     641 |     566 |     504
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      76 |      79 |      89 |      85 |      49 |      76 |      90 |      74
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     904 |     916 |   1,061 |   1,097 |   1,119 |   1,230 |   1,257 |   1,297
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  16,188 |  15,911 |  16,449 |  16,519 |  18,545 |  17,860 |  16,192 |  15,627
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     839 |     832 |     903 |     834 |   1,004 |     927 |     861 |     686
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     216 |     221 |     187 |     172 |     180 |     157 |     126 |     152
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     290 |     282 |     320 |     317 |     352 |     432 |     412 |     384
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,065 |   1,022 |   1,076 |   1,116 |   1,198 |   1,114 |   1,159 |   1,130
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   2,597 |   2,541 |   2,693 |   2,976 |   3,303 |   3,275 |   2,980 |   3,038
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   4,718 |   4,808 |   4,920 |   4,821 |   5,275 |   5,086 |   4,566 |   4,572
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     317 |     300 |     272 |     210 |     269 |     298 |     264 |     267
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,156 |   1,148 |   1,337 |   1,301 |   1,587 |   1,441 |   1,175 |   1,165
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,904 |   2,807 |   2,912 |   2,846 |   3,313 |   3,331 |   3,045 |   2,784
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     680 |     641 |     706 |     724 |     792 |     767 |     693 |     653
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     267 |     260 |     251 |     249 |     221 |     238 |     222 |     186
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,139 |   1,049 |     872 |     953 |   1,051 |     794 |     689 |     610
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,433 |   2,320 |   2,596 |   2,726 |   2,707 |   2,971 |   3,163 |   3,232
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     218 |     205 |     253 |     250 |     350 |     350 |     327 |     323
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     277 |     272 |     264 |     230 |     234 |     274 |     286 |     274
 NURSING .................................|      91 |     109 |     145 |     153 |     149 |     145 |     165 |     181
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     269 |     251 |     301 |     311 |     309 |     255 |     243 |     247
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     933 |     805 |     825 |     904 |     751 |     827 |     874 |     812
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     135 |     135 |     147 |     149 |     135 |     173 |     201 |     201
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      85 |      87 |      60 |      95 |      79 |      79 |      72 |      81
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     425 |     456 |     601 |     634 |     700 |     868 |     995 |   1,113
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KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING