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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 6: by Level of Enrollment


 TABLE D-31.  FIRST-YEAR FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS 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 .............|   7,032 |   6,268 |   6,403 |   7,284 |   8,153 |   8,905 |   8,865 |   8,738
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   5,855 |   5,227 |   5,369 |   6,146 |   6,694 |   7,383 |   7,093 |   6,890
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   5,155 |   4,518 |   4,765 |   5,504 |   5,944 |   6,407 |   6,324 |   6,136
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     259 |     259 |     269 |     255 |     266 |     237 |     241 |     246
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     167 |     151 |     157 |     159 |     156 |     132 |     151 |     147
   PHYSICS ...............................|      84 |     103 |     106 |      90 |     108 |     101 |      85 |      89
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       8 |       5 |       6 |       6 |       2 |       4 |       5 |      10
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     160 |     140 |     126 |     156 |     204 |     206 |     250 |     205
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       2 |       4 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       1
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      89 |      68 |      57 |      64 |      66 |      63 |      75 |      72
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      21 |      20 |      12 |      13 |      17 |      15 |      22 |      10
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      48 |      48 |      57 |      79 |     120 |     127 |     153 |     122
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     273 |     249 |     280 |     277 |     267 |     270 |     273 |     286
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     611 |     468 |     543 |     785 |     646 |     639 |     495 |     456
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      91 |     102 |     105 |      88 |     132 |     130 |     116 |     139
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     595 |     541 |     542 |     567 |     612 |     690 |     736 |     735
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      12 |       6 |       8 |       7 |       6 |       3 |      20 |       7
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     473 |     447 |     453 |     459 |     500 |     555 |     568 |     572
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       9 |       6 |       3 |       6 |       8 |       9 |       1 |       2
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       2
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       9 |       7 |       3 |       5 |       4 |      11 |       9 |      10
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      23 |      24 |      22 |      23 |      18 |      24 |      24 |      26
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|       2 |       0 |       2 |       5 |       5 |       8 |       1 |       3
   NUTRITION .............................|      30 |      25 |      18 |      29 |      19 |      29 |      46 |      51
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       5 |       2 |       5 |       9 |      10 |      16 |      17 |      16
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       6 |       4 |       5 |       4 |      14 |       1 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      26 |      20 |      23 |      20 |      28 |      34 |      48 |      46
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,851 |   1,780 |   1,844 |   2,133 |   2,413 |   2,683 |   2,708 |   2,688
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   1,315 |     979 |   1,056 |   1,243 |   1,404 |   1,552 |   1,505 |   1,381
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      16 |      15 |      12 |       4 |      29 |      31 |      30 |      25
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      27 |      29 |      21 |      28 |      31 |      42 |      35 |      35
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     108 |      90 |     108 |     124 |     126 |     175 |     172 |     130
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      97 |     102 |     107 |      85 |     105 |      91 |     133 |     117
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      20 |      25 |      10 |      19 |      15 |      29 |      32 |      26
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     494 |     432 |     490 |     610 |     649 |     701 |     608 |     601
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     135 |     110 |     122 |     142 |     167 |     193 |     213 |     155
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      20 |      22 |       6 |      26 |      21 |      12 |       9 |      18
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     398 |     154 |     180 |     205 |     261 |     278 |     273 |     274
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     700 |     709 |     604 |     642 |     750 |     976 |     769 |     754
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       5 |       4 |      11 |      22 |      20 |      13 |       9 |      10
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      12 |      16 |       0 |       1 |       0 |      10 |      15 |      21
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      40 |      31 |      18 |      19 |      31 |      45 |      35 |      37
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     100 |     122 |     103 |      63 |     145 |     209 |     137 |     163
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     233 |     247 |     220 |     234 |     256 |     275 |     265 |     248
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      10 |       8 |       5 |       4 |       4 |       2 |       0 |       0
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      54 |      63 |      57 |      92 |      77 |     117 |      76 |      78
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      84 |      99 |      94 |     119 |     113 |     140 |      98 |      79
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       6 |       8 |       4 |      12 |      10 |      15 |       6 |       9
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     156 |     111 |      92 |      76 |      94 |     150 |     128 |     109
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,177 |   1,041 |   1,034 |   1,138 |   1,459 |   1,522 |   1,772 |   1,848
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      29 |      59 |      72 |      61 |      70 |      93 |      79 |      51
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|     181 |     222 |     203 |     199 |     264 |     296 |     308 |     362
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      28 |      23 |      21 |      41 |      28 |      27 |      55 |      39
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     541 |     467 |     500 |     544 |     690 |     720 |     817 |     879
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       1 |      10 |      11 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       4 |       1
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     396 |     260 |     227 |     291 |     405 |     384 |     507 |     516
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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