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No. 8: by Racial/Ethnic Background


 TABLE B-109.  AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKAN NATIVE PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS
  IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN ALL 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 .............|     333 |     423 |     409 |     507 |     508 |     497 |     541 |     588
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|     263 |     349 |     309 |     399 |     403 |     392 |     411 |     424
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|     206 |     284 |     252 |     312 |     325 |     321 |     323 |     316
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|      10 |       9 |       5 |       7 |       6 |       4 |       8 |       7
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|       7 |       3 |       3 |       4 |       2 |       4 |       3 |       4
   PHYSICS ...............................|       3 |       4 |       2 |       2 |       3 |       0 |       3 |       2
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       0 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       1
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|       4 |       6 |       6 |       5 |      11 |      12 |      17 |      10
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|       4 |       6 |       4 |       4 |       7 |       8 |       8 |       5
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       0 |       0 |       2 |       1 |       3 |       3 |       7 |       4
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      27 |      16 |      14 |       7 |       8 |       7 |      19 |      10
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      13 |      27 |      24 |      26 |      24 |      43 |      40 |      32
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      13 |      12 |       6 |       3 |       4 |       8 |       3 |      10
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|      14 |      27 |      15 |      31 |      38 |      26 |      34 |      42
   ANATOMY ...............................|       3 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|       1 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       2
   BIOLOGY ...............................|       7 |      14 |       6 |      12 |      19 |      11 |      18 |      19
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       1 |       1 |       2 |       0 |       4 |       2 |       2 |       5
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       0 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       1
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|       0 |       0 |       2 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       0
   NUTRITION .............................|       1 |       2 |       2 |       9 |       4 |       7 |       5 |       7
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       0
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       4
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       1 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       5 |       1 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|       0 |       3 |       0 |       2 |       2 |       1 |       1 |       4
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|      40 |      58 |      52 |      85 |      72 |      80 |      75 |      84
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|      85 |     129 |     130 |     148 |     162 |     141 |     127 |     121
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       4 |       1 |       2
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       7 |      11 |      14 |      13 |      18 |      16 |      15 |      22
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|       7 |      42 |      43 |      41 |      45 |       7 |       4 |       5
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       1 |       0 |       3 |       3 |       2 |       6 |       4 |       5
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       4 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       3 |       0 |       0 |       1
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|      49 |      57 |      53 |      57 |      59 |      56 |      58 |      53
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|       8 |       6 |       9 |      10 |      14 |      22 |      19 |      12
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       1 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       1
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|       7 |      12 |       7 |      22 |      20 |      29 |      25 |      20
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|      57 |      65 |      57 |      87 |      78 |      71 |      88 |     108
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       1 |       1 |       2 |       3 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       1
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       0 |       2 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       1
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|       0 |       2 |       5 |       4 |       0 |       4 |       2 |       4
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|       4 |       9 |       8 |      20 |      14 |      11 |      17 |      14
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      13 |      23 |      18 |      31 |      13 |      12 |      18 |      30
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       4 |       3 |       3 |       2 |       2 |       1 |       1 |       1
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      20 |      10 |       7 |      16 |      30 |      28 |      22 |      14
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      11 |       4 |       7 |       9 |      12 |      10 |      11 |      29
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       0 |       2 |       3 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       3
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|       4 |       8 |       2 |       2 |       6 |       4 |      13 |      10
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      70 |      74 |     100 |     108 |     105 |     105 |     130 |     164
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       2 |       5 |       3
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|      32 |      36 |      56 |      66 |      59 |      61 |      71 |      94
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|       7 |       6 |      11 |      13 |      16 |      11 |      12 |      35
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|       4 |       3 |       2 |      12 |       7 |       6 |      14 |       6
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       0
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      25 |      28 |      31 |      17 |      20 |      25 |      26 |      25
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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