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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 8: by Racial/Ethnic Background


 TABLE A-10.  PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS IN ALL INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND CITIZENSHIP, AND BY RACIAL/ETHNIC
                      BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS: 1994

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                                          |         |         RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS         |
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                  FIELD                   |  TOTAL  |  BLACK  |AMERICAN | ASIAN/  |         |  WHITE  |         |CITIZENS
                                          |         |  NON-   | INDIAN/ | PACIFIC |HISPANIC |  NON-   |OTHER OR |
                                          |         |HISPANIC | ALASKAN |ISLANDER |         |HISPANIC | UNKNOWN |
                                          |         |         | NATIVE  |         |         |         |         |
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............| 174,657 |   9,365 |     588 |  10,503 |   6,160 | 122,167 |   8,712 |  17,162
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 140,190 |   7,408 |     424 |   9,361 |   5,175 |  94,262 |   7,179 |  16,381
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  97,972 |   6,349 |     316 |   5,290 |   3,918 |  67,927 |   4,717 |   9,455
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   4,449 |     148 |       7 |     327 |     102 |   2,783 |     259 |     823
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      20 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |      15 |       0 |       3
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   2,705 |     113 |       4 |     226 |      64 |   1,617 |     177 |     504
   PHYSICS ...............................|   1,438 |      31 |       2 |      89 |      31 |     911 |      75 |     299
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     286 |       4 |       1 |      12 |       5 |     240 |       7 |      17
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   4,588 |      75 |      10 |     126 |     104 |   3,689 |     181 |     403
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     116 |       2 |       0 |      11 |       2 |      84 |       2 |      15
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,795 |      15 |       5 |      41 |      40 |   1,424 |      79 |     191
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     505 |       5 |       1 |      10 |       6 |     416 |      18 |      49
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   2,172 |      53 |       4 |      64 |      56 |   1,765 |      82 |     148
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   5,432 |     264 |      10 |     409 |     156 |   3,557 |     303 |     733
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  17,282 |     731 |      32 |   2,359 |     422 |   9,701 |     901 |   3,136
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,721 |      77 |      10 |      65 |      55 |   2,064 |     123 |     327
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  10,250 |     339 |      42 |     528 |     306 |   7,483 |     512 |   1,040
   ANATOMY ...............................|      96 |       3 |       0 |       7 |       3 |      68 |       1 |      14
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     405 |      10 |       2 |      27 |      13 |     220 |      15 |     118
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   4,244 |     185 |      19 |     249 |     168 |   3,087 |     257 |     279
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     654 |      25 |       5 |      39 |      24 |     480 |      11 |      70
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      24 |       3 |       0 |       4 |       0 |      14 |       0 |       3
   BOTANY ................................|     399 |       4 |       1 |       6 |       4 |     293 |       8 |      83
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     188 |       2 |       0 |      13 |       6 |     126 |       5 |      36
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     363 |       5 |       0 |       5 |       5 |     310 |      23 |      15
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     197 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       7 |     135 |      11 |      41
   GENETICS ..............................|      97 |       9 |       0 |       6 |       2 |      62 |       4 |      14
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     437 |      12 |       0 |      19 |      11 |     284 |      39 |      72
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,526 |      44 |       7 |      80 |      36 |   1,149 |      60 |     150
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     319 |       8 |       0 |      25 |       1 |     243 |      14 |      28
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     159 |       6 |       4 |       7 |       1 |     115 |       4 |      22
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     157 |       4 |       0 |       7 |       5 |     113 |       9 |      19
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     375 |       0 |       0 |       6 |      10 |     303 |      17 |      39
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     610 |      18 |       4 |      26 |      10 |     481 |      34 |      37
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  19,913 |   1,641 |      84 |     440 |   1,010 |  15,335 |     906 |     497
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  33,337 |   3,074 |     121 |   1,036 |   1,763 |  23,315 |   1,532 |   2,496
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     353 |      25 |       2 |      14 |       8 |     187 |       9 |     108
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,828 |      37 |      22 |      20 |      58 |   1,499 |      85 |     107
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   3,139 |     136 |       5 |     209 |     112 |   1,824 |     144 |     709
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,384 |      41 |       5 |      27 |      41 |   1,086 |      82 |     102
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     768 |      19 |       1 |      63 |      53 |     482 |      33 |     117
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  16,680 |   1,745 |      53 |     452 |   1,025 |  11,815 |     804 |     786
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   2,742 |     330 |      12 |     107 |     140 |   1,790 |     115 |     248
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     315 |      28 |       1 |       6 |      11 |     241 |       9 |      19
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   6,128 |     713 |      20 |     138 |     315 |   4,391 |     251 |     300
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  42,218 |   1,059 |     108 |   4,071 |   1,257 |  26,335 |   2,462 |   6,926
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     716 |      11 |       1 |      48 |      16 |     506 |      18 |     116
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     182 |       1 |       0 |       6 |       2 |     118 |       2 |      53
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     450 |       4 |       1 |      35 |      20 |     293 |      13 |      84
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,648 |      28 |       4 |     146 |      35 |   1,068 |     109 |     258
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   7,376 |     196 |      14 |     586 |     205 |   4,860 |     331 |   1,184
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  14,168 |     332 |      30 |   1,956 |     454 |   7,945 |     823 |   2,628
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     742 |      14 |       1 |      59 |      18 |     508 |      12 |     130
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   7,628 |     282 |      14 |     453 |     204 |   5,085 |     683 |     907
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,934 |     116 |      29 |     457 |     208 |   3,750 |     333 |   1,041
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,083 |      16 |       3 |      65 |      36 |     731 |      39 |     193
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     249 |       9 |       1 |      12 |       6 |     188 |       0 |      33
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   2,042 |      50 |      10 |     248 |      53 |   1,283 |      99 |     299
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  34,467 |   1,957 |     164 |   1,142 |     985 |  27,905 |   1,533 |     781
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     758 |      30 |       3 |      59 |      18 |     563 |      37 |      48
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     151 |       3 |       0 |      17 |       2 |     106 |       1 |      22
 NURSING .................................|  19,039 |   1,070 |      94 |     492 |     430 |  16,017 |     797 |     139
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     713 |      29 |       1 |      49 |      37 |     456 |      32 |     109
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   5,033 |     391 |      35 |     314 |     209 |   3,713 |     140 |     231
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   2,819 |     115 |       6 |      49 |      99 |   2,352 |     137 |      61
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     179 |       2 |       0 |       5 |       3 |     143 |       9 |      17
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   5,775 |     317 |      25 |     157 |     187 |   4,555 |     380 |     154
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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