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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 6: by Level of Enrollment


     TABLE D-32.  MALE 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 .............|   3,464 |   2,943 |   3,064 |   3,397 |   3,560 |   3,968 |   3,743 |   3,584
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   3,254 |   2,781 |   2,879 |   3,188 |   3,308 |   3,710 |   3,454 |   3,261
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   2,640 |   2,182 |   2,351 |   2,623 |   2,682 |   2,903 |   2,818 |   2,651
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     180 |     178 |     189 |     179 |     174 |     151 |     170 |     158
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     102 |      88 |      90 |      96 |      80 |      71 |      92 |      79
   PHYSICS ...............................|      74 |      87 |      94 |      78 |      93 |      77 |      74 |      70
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       4 |       3 |       5 |       5 |       1 |       3 |       4 |       9
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     118 |      92 |      93 |     109 |     109 |     121 |     151 |     109
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       2 |       4 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       1
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      71 |      48 |      43 |      50 |      39 |      40 |      51 |      49
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      16 |      14 |      11 |       5 |       7 |       9 |       9 |       2
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      29 |      26 |      39 |      54 |      62 |      71 |      91 |      57
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     162 |     151 |     162 |     165 |     154 |     167 |     167 |     155
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     449 |     336 |     411 |     595 |     452 |     452 |     365 |     334
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      69 |      77 |      86 |      58 |      72 |      83 |      64 |      86
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     308 |     262 |     276 |     261 |     300 |     344 |     337 |     321
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|       5 |       3 |       4 |       4 |       3 |       1 |      14 |       6
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     270 |     243 |     248 |     227 |     255 |     291 |     273 |     275
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       7 |       5 |       1 |       3 |       5 |       7 |       0 |       1
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       2
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       6 |       5 |       3 |       4 |       1 |       8 |       3 |       5
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       1 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       3 |       0 |       2
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|       1 |       0 |       2 |       3 |       1 |       2 |       0 |       2
   NUTRITION .............................|       2 |       1 |       1 |       3 |       4 |       6 |      12 |       6
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       3 |       0 |       2 |       5 |       6 |       7 |       8 |       5
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       2 |       2 |       3 |       2 |       7 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      11 |       2 |      11 |      10 |      17 |      19 |      26 |      17
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     626 |     551 |     572 |     613 |     671 |     772 |     754 |     763
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     728 |     535 |     562 |     643 |     750 |     813 |     810 |     725
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      15 |      14 |      11 |       3 |      19 |      27 |      19 |      18
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       7 |       8 |       7 |      11 |      14 |      17 |      13 |      17
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      82 |      70 |      74 |      86 |      88 |     111 |     116 |      79
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      64 |      58 |      64 |      54 |      69 |      54 |      88 |      77
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      11 |       9 |       3 |       3 |       6 |      11 |       9 |      11
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     300 |     238 |     256 |     316 |     339 |     370 |     332 |     309
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      52 |      41 |      45 |      56 |      71 |      70 |      85 |      62
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      12 |      12 |       2 |       5 |       3 |       6 |       1 |       7
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     185 |      85 |     100 |     109 |     141 |     147 |     147 |     145
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     614 |     599 |     528 |     565 |     626 |     807 |     636 |     610
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       5 |       4 |      11 |      22 |      18 |      11 |       6 |       8
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      10 |      13 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       8 |      13 |      17
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      30 |      21 |      15 |      15 |      26 |      36 |      28 |      29
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      89 |      90 |      83 |      51 |     107 |     154 |     108 |     123
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     202 |     219 |     197 |     204 |     222 |     238 |     227 |     211
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       9 |       5 |       5 |       4 |       4 |       2 |       0 |       0
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      44 |      51 |      49 |      81 |      56 |      94 |      58 |      58
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      77 |      93 |      90 |     111 |     105 |     128 |      88 |      70
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       6 |       7 |       3 |      11 |      10 |      12 |       5 |       8
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     142 |      96 |      75 |      65 |      78 |     124 |     103 |      86
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     210 |     162 |     185 |     209 |     252 |     258 |     289 |     323
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|       9 |      24 |      27 |      28 |      25 |      36 |      23 |      19
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|      16 |      13 |      25 |      17 |      23 |      23 |      28 |      32
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|       7 |       7 |       5 |      15 |       8 |       8 |      15 |      17
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      30 |      26 |      25 |      22 |      34 |      38 |      25 |      46
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       0 |       7 |       8 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       2 |       1
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     147 |      85 |      95 |     126 |     161 |     152 |     195 |     208
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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