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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 6: by Level of Enrollment


    TABLE D-34.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS BEYOND FIRST YEAR 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 .............|  10,516 |  10,039 |  10,437 |  11,080 |  11,988 |  13,003 |  14,229 |  15,267
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   9,049 |   8,703 |   8,987 |   9,552 |  10,085 |  10,918 |  11,568 |  11,739
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   7,885 |   7,531 |   7,715 |   8,165 |   8,794 |   9,484 |  10,054 |  10,305
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     433 |     448 |     477 |     415 |     446 |     403 |     465 |     487
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     309 |     323 |     305 |     244 |     257 |     231 |     267 |     265
   PHYSICS ...............................|      98 |     109 |     150 |     156 |     165 |     159 |     159 |     165
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      26 |      16 |      22 |      15 |      24 |      13 |      39 |      57
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     286 |     306 |     270 |     252 |     269 |     328 |     351 |     412
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       7 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       2 |      11
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     166 |     173 |     130 |     135 |     100 |     129 |     106 |     110
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      27 |      33 |      35 |      34 |      43 |      57 |      25 |      60
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      93 |     100 |      98 |      83 |     125 |     142 |     218 |     231
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     419 |     437 |     369 |     370 |     415 |     449 |     477 |     496
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,089 |   1,017 |     944 |   1,120 |   1,118 |   1,209 |   1,158 |     938
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     273 |     289 |     275 |     299 |     307 |     236 |     325 |     310
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     884 |     895 |     929 |     877 |     882 |     936 |   1,160 |   1,148
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|       8 |       5 |       9 |      10 |       8 |      12 |      17 |      15
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     729 |     745 |     757 |     742 |     720 |     745 |     896 |     892
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|      16 |      14 |       9 |       7 |      10 |      13 |       1 |       2
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       2
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       3 |       7 |       4 |       1 |       7 |      10 |       8 |       6
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      18 |      17 |      21 |      19 |      23 |      14 |      26 |      23
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      14 |       7 |       6 |       6 |       2 |       7 |       6 |       4
   NUTRITION .............................|      56 |      56 |      79 |      30 |      39 |      63 |      92 |     101
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      10 |       7 |      10 |      19 |      18 |      11 |      15 |      14
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       6 |       7 |       3 |       2 |       8 |      20 |       4 |       5
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      24 |      30 |      31 |      41 |      47 |      41 |      93 |      84
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   2,508 |   2,499 |   2,776 |   3,055 |   3,404 |   3,850 |   3,960 |   4,175
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   1,993 |   1,640 |   1,675 |   1,777 |   1,953 |   2,073 |   2,158 |   2,339
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      18 |      16 |      15 |      23 |       6 |       5 |      23 |      19
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      56 |      50 |      70 |      62 |      71 |      76 |      75 |      84
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     210 |     182 |     163 |     158 |     205 |     223 |     190 |     193
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     159 |     172 |     160 |     149 |     152 |     165 |     162 |     206
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      38 |      37 |      49 |      15 |      24 |      47 |      59 |      72
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     820 |     762 |     785 |     866 |     966 |     955 |   1,014 |   1,001
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     175 |     158 |     162 |     170 |     203 |     228 |     256 |     291
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      13 |       6 |      20 |      12 |      20 |      27 |      17 |      31
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     504 |     257 |     251 |     322 |     306 |     347 |     362 |     442
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   1,164 |   1,172 |   1,272 |   1,387 |   1,291 |   1,434 |   1,514 |   1,434
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      12 |      12 |      19 |      42 |      47 |      24 |      26 |      23
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      28 |      37 |      39 |      36 |      25 |      19 |      20 |      25
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      44 |      37 |      16 |      19 |      24 |      28 |      36 |      41
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     187 |     207 |     190 |     193 |     195 |     260 |     369 |     323
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     379 |     411 |     519 |     523 |     476 |     552 |     482 |     475
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       7 |       5 |       5 |       7 |       3 |       5 |       2 |       4
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      79 |      81 |     135 |     196 |     124 |     139 |     154 |     157
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     144 |     154 |     155 |     181 |     178 |     223 |     195 |     172
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      18 |      10 |      20 |       8 |      10 |       4 |      17 |      15
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     266 |     218 |     174 |     182 |     209 |     180 |     213 |     199
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,467 |   1,336 |   1,450 |   1,528 |   1,903 |   2,085 |   2,661 |   3,528
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      16 |      55 |      55 |      48 |      59 |      72 |      90 |     200
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|     364 |     401 |     403 |     396 |     550 |     510 |     603 |     797
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      30 |      29 |      22 |      24 |      34 |      27 |      54 |      67
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     547 |     456 |     587 |     655 |     814 |     861 |   1,166 |   1,314
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      16 |       7 |       8 |       9 |       9 |       9 |      16 |      16
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     494 |     387 |     375 |     396 |     437 |     606 |     731 |   1,134
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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