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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 8: by Racial/Ethnic Background


 TABLE A-35.  PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
 FIELDS IN DOCTORATE-GRANTING 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 .............| 133,516 |   6,013 |     463 |   7,804 |   4,506 |  93,551 |   6,212 |  14,967
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 106,535 |   4,519 |     325 |   6,946 |   3,762 |  71,509 |   5,219 |  14,255
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  69,946 |   3,657 |     231 |   3,754 |   2,723 |  48,542 |   3,052 |   7,987
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   3,442 |      96 |       6 |     213 |      73 |   2,179 |     182 |     693
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      20 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |      15 |       0 |       3
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   2,062 |      70 |       4 |     146 |      47 |   1,260 |     136 |     399
   PHYSICS ...............................|   1,241 |      24 |       2 |      61 |      23 |     801 |      44 |     286
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     119 |       2 |       0 |       6 |       1 |     103 |       2 |       5
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   3,383 |      54 |       6 |      92 |      62 |   2,681 |     126 |     362
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     109 |       2 |       0 |      11 |       2 |      78 |       1 |      15
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,496 |       9 |       4 |      31 |      35 |   1,174 |      61 |     182
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     400 |       4 |       0 |       6 |       4 |     329 |      10 |      47
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   1,378 |      39 |       2 |      44 |      21 |   1,100 |      54 |     118
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   3,970 |     157 |       9 |     255 |      95 |   2,642 |     194 |     618
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  13,192 |     538 |      24 |   1,801 |     299 |   7,426 |     661 |   2,443
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,331 |      36 |       8 |      52 |      37 |   1,846 |      41 |     311
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   7,535 |     205 |      23 |     343 |     191 |   5,520 |     308 |     945
   ANATOMY ...............................|      96 |       3 |       0 |       7 |       3 |      68 |       1 |      14
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     360 |      10 |       2 |      25 |      11 |     185 |      13 |     114
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   2,482 |      86 |       5 |     107 |      70 |   1,862 |     134 |     218
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     654 |      25 |       5 |      39 |      24 |     480 |      11 |      70
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      24 |       3 |       0 |       4 |       0 |      14 |       0 |       3
   BOTANY ................................|     396 |       4 |       1 |       6 |       4 |     290 |       8 |      83
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     177 |       2 |       0 |      12 |       6 |     117 |       5 |      35
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     233 |       3 |       0 |       5 |       4 |     205 |       2 |      14
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     197 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       7 |     135 |      11 |      41
   GENETICS ..............................|      96 |       8 |       0 |       6 |       2 |      62 |       4 |      14
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     417 |      12 |       0 |      19 |      10 |     284 |      26 |      66
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,083 |      26 |       3 |      57 |      28 |     790 |      41 |     138
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     245 |       7 |       0 |      24 |       1 |     178 |       9 |      26
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     159 |       6 |       4 |       7 |       1 |     115 |       4 |      22
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     157 |       4 |       0 |       7 |       5 |     113 |       9 |      19
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     373 |       0 |       0 |       6 |      10 |     301 |      17 |      39
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     386 |       5 |       3 |      10 |       5 |     321 |      13 |      29
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  11,545 |     685 |      58 |     288 |     694 |   8,871 |     562 |     387
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  24,548 |   1,886 |      97 |     710 |   1,272 |  17,377 |     978 |   2,228
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     330 |      18 |       2 |      14 |       8 |     172 |       9 |     107
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,696 |      34 |      21 |      16 |      48 |   1,405 |      71 |     101
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   2,665 |      97 |       3 |     147 |      92 |   1,577 |     118 |     631
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     971 |      23 |       4 |      21 |      25 |     760 |      47 |      91
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     524 |      13 |       0 |      26 |      29 |     337 |      19 |     100
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  11,881 |   1,094 |      39 |     323 |     752 |   8,493 |     489 |     691
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,984 |     185 |       8 |      59 |      82 |   1,341 |      80 |     229
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     254 |      21 |       1 |       6 |       9 |     194 |       6 |      17
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   4,243 |     401 |      19 |      98 |     227 |   3,098 |     139 |     261
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  36,589 |     862 |      94 |   3,192 |   1,039 |  22,967 |   2,167 |   6,268
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     687 |       9 |       1 |      41 |      16 |     493 |      13 |     114
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     182 |       1 |       0 |       6 |       2 |     118 |       2 |      53
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     420 |       4 |       1 |      33 |      20 |     269 |      13 |      80
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,587 |      28 |       4 |     134 |      32 |   1,041 |     107 |     241
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   6,281 |     147 |      11 |     424 |     148 |   4,235 |     279 |   1,037
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  12,017 |     260 |      25 |   1,528 |     371 |   6,771 |     700 |   2,362
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     726 |      14 |       1 |      58 |      18 |     493 |      12 |     130
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   6,751 |     243 |      13 |     387 |     185 |   4,408 |     663 |     852
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,266 |     103 |      28 |     388 |     174 |   3,362 |     283 |     928
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     987 |      13 |       2 |      53 |      34 |     671 |      24 |     190
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     249 |       9 |       1 |      12 |       6 |     188 |       0 |      33
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,436 |      31 |       7 |     128 |      33 |     918 |      71 |     248
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  26,981 |   1,494 |     138 |     858 |     744 |  22,042 |     993 |     712
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     451 |      16 |       2 |      19 |       6 |     346 |      21 |      41
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     151 |       3 |       0 |      17 |       2 |     106 |       1 |      22
 NURSING .................................|  15,583 |     826 |      78 |     353 |     323 |  13,320 |     559 |     124
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     702 |      29 |       1 |      49 |      37 |     445 |      32 |     109
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   4,584 |     339 |      33 |     284 |     183 |   3,406 |     110 |     229
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,794 |      85 |       4 |      29 |      63 |   1,469 |      98 |      46
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     179 |       2 |       0 |       5 |       3 |     143 |       9 |      17
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,537 |     194 |      20 |     102 |     127 |   2,807 |     163 |     124
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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