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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 7: by Citizenship


  TABLE C-17.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH STUDENTS
 WITH U.S. CITIZENSHIP 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 .............| 177,737 | 178,281 | 182,040 | 186,733 | 194,680 | 207,512 | 216,572 | 220,741
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 159,190 | 159,077 | 161,897 | 165,430 | 171,848 | 182,641 | 189,082 | 190,646
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 126,294 | 126,588 | 128,756 | 132,120 | 135,979 | 144,124 | 149,222 | 150,970
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  17,890 |  17,630 |  17,637 |  17,477 |  17,843 |  18,383 |  18,794 |  18,595
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     507 |     545 |     604 |     603 |     598 |     621 |     638 |     694
   CHEMISTRY .............................|  10,951 |  10,414 |  10,248 |   9,999 |  10,127 |  10,507 |  10,851 |  10,883
   PHYSICS ...............................|   6,293 |   6,585 |   6,706 |   6,798 |   7,035 |   7,160 |   7,224 |   6,904
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     139 |      86 |      79 |      77 |      83 |      95 |      81 |     114
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   8,078 |   7,638 |   7,355 |   7,474 |   7,398 |   7,859 |   8,151 |   8,096
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     603 |     595 |     569 |     564 |     569 |     651 |     706 |     731
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   5,325 |   4,894 |   4,527 |   4,276 |   4,145 |   4,209 |   4,286 |   4,242
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   1,247 |   1,139 |   1,236 |   1,355 |   1,368 |   1,502 |   1,575 |   1,616
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     903 |   1,010 |   1,023 |   1,279 |   1,316 |   1,497 |   1,584 |   1,507
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   7,066 |   7,242 |   7,222 |   7,528 |   7,906 |   8,441 |   8,506 |   8,202
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   7,861 |   7,596 |   7,750 |   7,814 |   7,546 |   7,939 |   8,079 |   7,995
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   6,134 |   6,112 |   6,091 |   5,928 |   6,068 |   6,284 |   6,293 |   6,363
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  28,923 |  28,953 |  29,062 |  29,025 |  29,758 |  31,112 |  32,819 |  34,389
   ANATOMY ...............................|     776 |     793 |     784 |     709 |     720 |     723 |     738 |     763
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   3,382 |   3,394 |   3,287 |   3,185 |   3,225 |   3,314 |   3,408 |   3,446
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   6,088 |   6,135 |   6,391 |   6,321 |   6,477 |   6,618 |   6,854 |   6,967
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     899 |     912 |     907 |     889 |     983 |   1,147 |   1,448 |   1,523
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     343 |     365 |     402 |     407 |     433 |     479 |     541 |     561
   BOTANY ................................|   1,823 |   1,689 |   1,613 |   1,510 |   1,439 |   1,474 |   1,534 |   1,607
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   1,553 |   1,618 |   1,700 |   1,950 |   2,097 |   2,269 |   2,476 |   2,790
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     675 |     695 |     733 |     727 |     758 |     844 |     875 |     999
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     767 |     775 |     718 |     699 |     679 |     712 |     718 |     743
   GENETICS ..............................|     926 |     886 |     915 |     965 |   1,065 |   1,148 |   1,274 |   1,213
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   3,197 |   3,354 |   3,251 |   3,217 |   3,210 |   3,306 |   3,372 |   3,445
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,896 |   1,785 |   1,736 |   1,734 |   1,711 |   1,709 |   1,727 |   2,004
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     817 |     818 |     813 |     776 |     773 |     818 |     931 |   1,031
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,543 |   1,544 |   1,626 |   1,652 |   1,672 |   1,724 |   1,896 |   2,051
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   1,646 |   1,561 |   1,507 |   1,495 |   1,525 |   1,528 |   1,623 |   1,664
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,545 |   1,442 |   1,492 |   1,382 |   1,452 |   1,474 |   1,482 |   1,440
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|   1,047 |   1,187 |   1,187 |   1,407 |   1,539 |   1,825 |   1,922 |   2,142
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  21,807 |  22,635 |  23,505 |  24,084 |  24,975 |  26,254 |  26,762 |  26,545
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  28,535 |  28,782 |  30,134 |  32,790 |  34,485 |  37,852 |  39,818 |  40,785
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,107 |   1,028 |     991 |   1,024 |   1,041 |   1,097 |   1,048 |   1,083
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   3,444 |   3,548 |   3,669 |   4,026 |   4,263 |   4,506 |   4,651 |   5,044
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   4,593 |   4,422 |   4,431 |   4,524 |   4,903 |   5,124 |   5,270 |   5,268
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,631 |   1,552 |   1,687 |   1,722 |   1,891 |   2,130 |   2,314 |   2,404
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,467 |   1,494 |   1,423 |   1,501 |   1,467 |   1,455 |   1,563 |   1,546
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   8,947 |   9,229 |  10,141 |  11,259 |  11,810 |  13,359 |  14,160 |  13,831
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   3,472 |   3,455 |   3,664 |   4,050 |   4,313 |   4,798 |   5,037 |   5,252
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     379 |     403 |     460 |     573 |     474 |     519 |     544 |     575
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   3,495 |   3,651 |   3,668 |   4,111 |   4,323 |   4,864 |   5,231 |   5,782
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  32,896 |  32,489 |  33,141 |  33,310 |  35,869 |  38,517 |  39,860 |  39,676
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   1,547 |   1,491 |   1,743 |   1,834 |   2,137 |   2,210 |   2,144 |   1,832
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     480 |     406 |     362 |     330 |     332 |     377 |     403 |     438
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     976 |     975 |   1,014 |   1,184 |   1,246 |   1,423 |   1,544 |   1,507
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   3,321 |   2,936 |   2,665 |   2,666 |   2,795 |   2,936 |   3,118 |   3,339
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   4,913 |   4,957 |   4,898 |   5,197 |   5,890 |   6,676 |   7,075 |   7,588
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   8,743 |   9,018 |   9,423 |   9,265 |   9,565 |  10,141 |  10,027 |  10,035
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     768 |     792 |     693 |     734 |     767 |     795 |     822 |     803
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   2,071 |   2,153 |   2,331 |   2,193 |   2,650 |   2,954 |   3,077 |   2,937
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,440 |   5,175 |   5,537 |   5,635 |   5,988 |   6,629 |   7,071 |   6,821
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,815 |   1,796 |   1,876 |   1,976 |   2,057 |   2,239 |   2,253 |   2,349
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     594 |     644 |     628 |     577 |     590 |     611 |     634 |     618
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   2,228 |   2,146 |   1,971 |   1,719 |   1,852 |   1,526 |   1,692 |   1,409
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  18,547 |  19,204 |  20,143 |  21,303 |  22,832 |  24,871 |  27,490 |  30,095
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     957 |   1,048 |   1,122 |   1,176 |   1,368 |   1,502 |   1,665 |   1,798
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     728 |     742 |     689 |     643 |     652 |     760 |     769 |     810
 NURSING .................................|   5,219 |   5,232 |   5,219 |   5,371 |   5,431 |   5,414 |   5,737 |   6,483
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   1,130 |   1,092 |   1,141 |   1,189 |   1,214 |   1,100 |   1,176 |   1,317
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   3,298 |   3,312 |   3,303 |   3,464 |   3,376 |   3,873 |   4,344 |   4,589
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   3,741 |   4,061 |   4,277 |   4,305 |   4,715 |   5,275 |   5,828 |   6,074
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     422 |     432 |     464 |     501 |     487 |     515 |     459 |     474
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,052 |   3,285 |   3,928 |   4,654 |   5,589 |   6,432 |   7,512 |   8,550
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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