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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 6: by Level of Enrollment


    TABLE D-33.  FEMALE 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 .............|   3,568 |   3,325 |   3,339 |   3,887 |   4,593 |   4,937 |   5,122 |   5,154      
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   2,601 |   2,446 |   2,490 |   2,958 |   3,386 |   3,673 |   3,639 |   3,629      
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   2,515 |   2,336 |   2,414 |   2,881 |   3,262 |   3,504 |   3,506 |   3,485      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|      79 |      81 |      80 |      76 |      92 |      86 |      71 |      88      
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   CHEMISTRY .............................|      65 |      63 |      67 |      63 |      76 |      61 |      59 |      68      
   PHYSICS ...............................|      10 |      16 |      12 |      12 |      15 |      24 |      11 |      19      
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       4 |       2 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      42 |      48 |      33 |      47 |      95 |      85 |      99 |      96      
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      18 |      20 |      14 |      14 |      27 |      23 |      24 |      23      
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       5 |       6 |       1 |       8 |      10 |       6 |      13 |       8      
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      19 |      22 |      18 |      25 |      58 |      56 |      62 |      65      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     111 |      98 |     118 |     112 |     113 |     103 |     106 |     131      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     162 |     132 |     132 |     190 |     194 |     187 |     130 |     122      
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |              
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      22 |      25 |      19 |      30 |      60 |      47 |      52 |      53      
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     287 |     279 |     266 |     306 |     312 |     346 |     399 |     414      
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|       7 |       3 |       4 |       3 |       3 |       2 |       6 |       1      
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     203 |     204 |     205 |     232 |     245 |     264 |     295 |     297      
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   BOTANY ................................|       2 |       1 |       2 |       3 |       3 |       2 |       1 |       1      
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0      
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       3 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       3 |       3 |       6 |       5      
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   GENETICS ..............................|      22 |      23 |      21 |      23 |      17 |      21 |      24 |      24      
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|       1 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       4 |       6 |       1 |       1      
   NUTRITION .............................|      28 |      24 |      17 |      26 |      15 |      23 |      34 |      45      
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       2 |       2 |       3 |       4 |       4 |       9 |       9 |      11      
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       4 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       7 |       1 |       0 |       0      
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      15 |      18 |      12 |      10 |      11 |      15 |      22 |      29      
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,225 |   1,229 |   1,272 |   1,520 |   1,742 |   1,911 |   1,954 |   1,925      
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     587 |     444 |     494 |     600 |     654 |     739 |     695 |     656      
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |      10 |       4 |      11 |       7      
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      20 |      21 |      14 |      17 |      17 |      25 |      22 |      18      
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      26 |      20 |      34 |      38 |      38 |      64 |      56 |      51      
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      33 |      44 |      43 |      31 |      36 |      37 |      45 |      40      
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       9 |      16 |       7 |      16 |       9 |      18 |      23 |      15      
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     194 |     194 |     234 |     294 |     310 |     331 |     276 |     292      
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      83 |      69 |      77 |      86 |      96 |     123 |     128 |      93      
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       8 |      10 |       4 |      21 |      18 |       6 |       8 |      11      
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     213 |      69 |      80 |      96 |     120 |     131 |     126 |     129      
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|      86 |     110 |      76 |      77 |     124 |     169 |     133 |     144      
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       2 |       3 |       2      
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       2 |       3 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       2 |       4      
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      10 |      10 |       3 |       4 |       5 |       9 |       7 |       8      
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      11 |      32 |      20 |      12 |      38 |      55 |      29 |      40      
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      31 |      28 |      23 |      30 |      34 |      37 |      38 |      37      
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       1 |       3 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      10 |      12 |       8 |      11 |      21 |      23 |      18 |      20      
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|       7 |       6 |       4 |       8 |       8 |      12 |      10 |       9      
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       0 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       3 |       1 |       1      
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      14 |      15 |      17 |      11 |      16 |      26 |      25 |      23      
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     967 |     879 |     849 |     929 |   1,207 |   1,264 |   1,483 |   1,525      
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      20 |      35 |      45 |      33 |      45 |      57 |      56 |      32      
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0      
 NURSING .................................|     165 |     209 |     178 |     182 |     241 |     273 |     280 |     330      
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0      
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      21 |      16 |      16 |      26 |      20 |      19 |      40 |      22      
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     511 |     441 |     475 |     522 |     656 |     682 |     792 |     833      
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       1 |       3 |       3 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       2 |       0      
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     249 |     175 |     132 |     165 |     244 |     232 |     312 |     308      
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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