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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 7: by Citizenship


  TABLE D-37.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH STUDENTS
  WITH U.S. CITIZENSHIP 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 .............|  14,566 |  13,470 |  13,958 |  15,027 |  16,987 |  18,520 |  20,121 |  21,294
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  12,010 |  11,196 |  11,578 |  12,470 |  13,732 |  15,007 |  15,793 |  16,057
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  10,975 |  10,165 |  10,638 |  11,298 |  12,484 |  13,602 |  14,326 |  14,531
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     494 |     500 |     470 |     359 |     425 |     376 |     437 |     514
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     344 |     350 |     300 |     243 |     266 |     228 |     278 |     304
   PHYSICS ...............................|     117 |     129 |     148 |      99 |     138 |     134 |     132 |     164
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      33 |      21 |      22 |      17 |      21 |      14 |      27 |      46
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     418 |     409 |     368 |     357 |     425 |     475 |     546 |     563
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       2 |       3 |       6 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       2 |      12
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     240 |     221 |     177 |     162 |     137 |     156 |     164 |     163
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      48 |      53 |      41 |      47 |      59 |      68 |      45 |      60
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     128 |     132 |     144 |     148 |     228 |     250 |     335 |     328
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     484 |     497 |     477 |     433 |     474 |     498 |     550 |     612
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,002 |     819 |     866 |     928 |     880 |     895 |     882 |     765
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     300 |     331 |     302 |     287 |     337 |     306 |     405 |     406
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   1,332 |   1,291 |   1,305 |   1,261 |   1,344 |   1,453 |   1,736 |   1,742
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      10 |       7 |      14 |      15 |      12 |      10 |      24 |      18
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,097 |   1,083 |   1,078 |   1,049 |   1,098 |   1,169 |   1,347 |   1,355
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|      19 |      13 |      12 |      12 |      16 |      20 |       2 |       3
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       4
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      11 |      13 |       7 |       6 |      11 |      20 |      17 |      16
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      38 |      37 |      39 |      39 |      39 |      34 |      49 |      49
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      11 |       2 |       8 |       5 |       5 |      13 |       6 |       7
   NUTRITION .............................|      73 |      70 |      77 |      49 |      50 |      78 |     121 |     143
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      14 |       7 |      12 |      25 |      25 |      25 |      30 |      27
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      12 |      11 |       7 |       3 |      16 |      20 |       4 |       5
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      47 |      48 |      51 |      58 |      72 |      64 |     132 |     115
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   4,237 |   4,167 |   4,516 |   5,077 |   5,686 |   6,410 |   6,538 |   6,636
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   2,708 |   2,151 |   2,334 |   2,596 |   2,913 |   3,189 |   3,232 |   3,293
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      11 |       9 |       5 |       7 |      16 |      13 |      23 |      21
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      82 |      77 |      87 |      86 |     100 |     114 |     103 |     105
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     147 |     118 |     152 |     134 |     168 |     215 |     185 |     184
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     234 |     256 |     245 |     220 |     238 |     245 |     280 |     307
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      30 |      31 |      30 |      17 |      30 |      70 |      75 |      87
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,102 |   1,041 |   1,146 |   1,325 |   1,465 |   1,517 |   1,501 |   1,461
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     251 |     226 |     246 |     272 |     325 |     368 |     428 |     419
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      30 |      25 |      25 |      37 |      40 |      38 |      26 |      42
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     821 |     368 |     398 |     498 |     531 |     609 |     611 |     667
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   1,035 |   1,031 |     940 |   1,172 |   1,248 |   1,405 |   1,467 |   1,526
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      12 |      11 |      14 |      36 |      64 |      36 |      34 |      28
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      40 |      53 |      28 |      26 |      17 |      21 |      26 |      28
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      41 |      31 |      12 |      13 |      16 |      27 |      53 |      61
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     177 |     251 |     199 |     178 |     250 |     327 |     365 |     378
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     259 |     277 |     300 |     387 |     411 |     436 |     431 |     472
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      14 |      11 |       9 |      11 |       7 |       7 |       2 |       4
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      73 |      73 |      98 |     188 |     121 |     131 |     138 |     149
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     119 |     124 |      95 |     146 |     132 |     174 |     157 |     160
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      14 |       9 |      14 |       9 |      10 |       8 |      11 |      20
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     286 |     191 |     171 |     178 |     220 |     238 |     250 |     226
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,556 |   2,274 |   2,380 |   2,557 |   3,255 |   3,513 |   4,328 |   5,237
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      30 |      97 |     111 |      85 |     112 |     154 |     160 |     232
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|     540 |     609 |     598 |     578 |     792 |     793 |     893 |   1,151
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      39 |      38 |      31 |      51 |      60 |      50 |     104 |     100
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,065 |     887 |   1,049 |   1,173 |   1,469 |   1,542 |   1,942 |   2,149
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      17 |      13 |      15 |       7 |       7 |       7 |      11 |      11
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     864 |     629 |     576 |     663 |     815 |     967 |   1,215 |   1,594
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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