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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 8: by Racial/Ethnic Background


   TABLE B-110.  ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER 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 .............|   5,904 |   6,214 |   6,405 |   7,152 |   7,574 |   9,250 |   9,962 |  10,503
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   5,503 |   5,723 |   5,877 |   6,547 |   6,873 |   8,428 |   8,917 |   9,361
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   2,837 |   3,049 |   3,157 |   3,417 |   3,596 |   4,429 |   4,795 |   5,290
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     151 |     174 |     152 |     183 |     210 |     279 |     321 |     327
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     111 |     127 |     108 |     125 |     115 |     164 |     208 |     226
   PHYSICS ...............................|      36 |      42 |      43 |      58 |      81 |      98 |      86 |      89
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       4 |       5 |       1 |       0 |      14 |      17 |      27 |      12
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      38 |      41 |      45 |      70 |      67 |      96 |      95 |     126
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       2 |       2 |       3 |       1 |       4 |      11 |       8 |      11
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      11 |       8 |      20 |      18 |      28 |      40 |      33 |      41
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       7 |       5 |       5 |       8 |       4 |       6 |       5 |      10
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      18 |      26 |      17 |      43 |      31 |      39 |      49 |      64
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     266 |     286 |     274 |     328 |     311 |     338 |     372 |     409
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,405 |   1,541 |   1,616 |   1,700 |   1,667 |   2,000 |   2,058 |   2,359
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      14 |      26 |      26 |      30 |      28 |      41 |      41 |      65
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     242 |     244 |     261 |     291 |     361 |     465 |     549 |     528
   ANATOMY ...............................|       5 |       4 |       3 |       5 |       4 |       3 |       4 |       7
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      15 |      10 |      19 |      11 |      11 |      20 |      20 |      27
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     101 |     106 |     107 |     118 |     188 |     237 |     277 |     249
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      14 |      18 |      17 |      24 |      17 |      38 |      53 |      39
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      10 |       2 |       3 |       3 |       0 |       2 |       4 |       4
   BOTANY ................................|       4 |       4 |       5 |       3 |       3 |       8 |       4 |       6
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       1 |       0 |       1 |       2 |       4 |       5 |      14 |      13
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       2 |       1 |       2 |       4 |       5 |       3 |       1 |       5
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      10 |       2 |       4 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       2 |       2
   GENETICS ..............................|       2 |       3 |       4 |       7 |       6 |       5 |       4 |       6
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      20 |      18 |      13 |      14 |      17 |      22 |      23 |      19
   NUTRITION .............................|      37 |      50 |      57 |      59 |      51 |      63 |      80 |      80
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       4 |       4 |       7 |       9 |      13 |      12 |      15 |      25
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       1 |       4 |       5 |       9 |       3 |       6 |       6 |       7
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       6 |       8 |       2 |       5 |       7 |       9 |       5 |       7
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       1 |       1 |       2 |       3 |       5 |       3 |       8 |       6
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|       9 |       9 |      10 |      14 |      27 |      27 |      29 |      26
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     172 |     171 |     182 |     234 |     291 |     332 |     380 |     440
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     549 |     566 |     601 |     581 |     661 |     878 |     979 |   1,036
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       2 |       4 |       1 |       4 |       3 |       3 |       5 |      14
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      19 |      21 |      24 |      22 |      21 |      28 |      34 |      20
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     102 |      85 |      94 |     103 |     108 |     174 |     186 |     209
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      19 |      17 |      18 |      20 |      25 |      18 |      32 |      27
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      21 |      18 |      14 |      15 |      31 |      58 |      55 |      63
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     283 |     298 |     330 |     298 |     350 |     405 |     458 |     452
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      40 |      46 |      45 |      44 |      43 |      66 |      70 |     107
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       3 |       2 |       1 |       2 |       3 |       3 |       1 |       6
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      60 |      75 |      74 |      73 |      77 |     123 |     138 |     138
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   2,666 |   2,674 |   2,720 |   3,130 |   3,277 |   3,999 |   4,122 |   4,071
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      37 |      49 |      44 |      51 |      84 |      43 |      51 |      48
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       2 |       1 |       2 |       1 |       1 |       2 |       8 |       6
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      13 |      26 |      16 |      21 |      19 |      36 |      38 |      35
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      70 |      60 |      64 |      78 |      92 |     109 |     113 |     146
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     239 |     277 |     273 |     351 |     378 |     485 |     566 |     586
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,214 |   1,255 |   1,352 |   1,537 |   1,528 |   1,989 |   2,043 |   1,956
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      61 |      64 |      55 |      54 |      57 |      61 |      67 |      59
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     270 |     273 |     253 |     276 |     354 |     458 |     471 |     453
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     359 |     309 |     333 |     342 |     407 |     470 |     481 |     457
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      74 |      58 |      60 |      51 |      58 |      96 |      81 |      65
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       7 |       6 |       1 |       2 |       7 |      11 |       9 |      12
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     320 |     296 |     267 |     366 |     292 |     239 |     194 |     248
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     401 |     491 |     528 |     605 |     701 |     822 |   1,045 |   1,142
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      11 |      21 |      23 |      16 |      28 |      43 |      63 |      59
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       1 |       5 |       5 |       5 |      10 |      10 |      15 |      17
 NURSING .................................|     165 |     215 |     233 |     267 |     317 |     341 |     405 |     492
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      38 |      24 |      25 |      30 |      33 |      59 |      60 |      49
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      96 |     128 |     110 |     154 |     168 |     188 |     257 |     314
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      16 |      15 |      30 |      27 |      23 |      23 |      46 |      49
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       4 |       8 |       5
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      73 |      83 |     102 |     106 |     121 |     154 |     191 |     157
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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