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No. 8: by Racial/Ethnic Background


TABLE B-53.  AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKAN NATIVE 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 .............|     944 |   1,094 |   1,068 |   1,270 |   1,365 |   1,512 |   1,607 |   1,713
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|     783 |     919 |     860 |   1,054 |   1,120 |   1,240 |   1,310 |   1,371
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|     660 |     776 |     738 |     902 |     935 |   1,063 |   1,099 |   1,130
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|      46 |      52 |      44 |      63 |      62 |      67 |      81 |      66
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       1 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       2 |       4 |       3 |       3
   CHEMISTRY .............................|      29 |      30 |      25 |      44 |      43 |      37 |      54 |      45
   PHYSICS ...............................|      16 |      20 |      19 |      16 |      15 |      26 |      22 |      16
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       0 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       2 |       0 |       2 |       2
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      18 |      27 |      26 |      30 |      29 |      35 |      46 |      49
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       3
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      16 |      24 |      19 |      22 |      20 |      25 |      27 |      29
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       1 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       3 |       4 |       3 |       6
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       1 |       3 |       7 |       7 |       6 |       6 |      14 |      11
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      48 |      32 |      34 |      20 |      20 |      27 |      32 |      36
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      28 |      39 |      40 |      44 |      42 |      68 |      66 |      43
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      29 |      33 |      25 |      20 |      31 |      39 |      34 |      37
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|      90 |     104 |      85 |     142 |     129 |     141 |     157 |     181
   ANATOMY ...............................|       5 |       3 |       1 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       1
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      19 |      10 |       5 |       6 |      13 |      10 |      18 |      13
   BIOLOGY ...............................|      18 |      30 |      24 |      33 |      43 |      46 |      47 |      55
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      10 |       7 |       5 |       4 |       6 |      10 |      14 |      11
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       1 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       1 |       0 |       1
   BOTANY ................................|       5 |       6 |      10 |       7 |       6 |       7 |       8 |      11
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       1 |       2 |       5 |       4 |       5 |      13 |       7 |      12
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       1 |       1 |       3 |       5 |       7 |       6 |       5
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       3 |       2 |       1 |       8 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       2 |       1 |       2 |       1 |       0 |       2 |       1 |       0
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|       5 |      11 |       6 |      20 |       6 |       7 |      11 |      19
   NUTRITION .............................|       4 |       5 |       7 |      19 |      11 |      12 |      14 |      11
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       1 |       1 |       1 |       4 |       3 |       1 |       3 |       4
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       4 |       7 |       5 |      11 |      14 |      12 |      12 |      11
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       1 |       5 |       4 |       5 |       2 |       1 |       1 |      10
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       8 |       7 |       5 |       7 |       7 |       6 |       4 |       7
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|       4 |       5 |       2 |       7 |       3 |       3 |       8 |      10
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     152 |     177 |     180 |     235 |     252 |     291 |     290 |     317
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     249 |     312 |     304 |     348 |     370 |     395 |     393 |     401
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       4 |       3 |       3 |       0 |       4 |      13 |       4 |       5
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      36 |      45 |      53 |      66 |      68 |      74 |      79 |      86
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      15 |      82 |      67 |      68 |      53 |      22 |      19 |      19
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       4 |       6 |      11 |      12 |      18 |      26 |      24 |      17
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      13 |       6 |      10 |       8 |       7 |       3 |       3 |       7
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|      99 |      97 |      91 |     100 |     114 |     126 |     141 |     141
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      36 |      30 |      36 |      45 |      55 |      63 |      58 |      57
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       2 |       0 |       1 |       5 |       0 |       1 |       4 |       5
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      40 |      43 |      32 |      44 |      51 |      67 |      61 |      64
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     123 |     143 |     122 |     152 |     185 |     177 |     211 |     241
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       5 |       3 |       5 |       6 |       5 |       6 |       8 |       6
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       2 |       6 |       3 |       2 |       3 |       3 |       2 |      15
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      26 |      24 |      10 |       5 |      22 |      15 |      14 |      19
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|       9 |      22 |      22 |      37 |      34 |      31 |      43 |      37
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      18 |      39 |      37 |      49 |      39 |      38 |      45 |      54
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       6 |       5 |       5 |       3 |       4 |       2 |       2 |       3
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      24 |      14 |      15 |      23 |      39 |      42 |      36 |      22
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      23 |      12 |      13 |      15 |      21 |      24 |      30 |      54
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       2 |       4 |       5 |       2 |       1 |       4 |       4 |       6
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       2 |       3 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       1 |       3 |       4
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|       6 |      11 |       5 |       7 |      14 |      10 |      24 |      21
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     161 |     175 |     208 |     216 |     245 |     272 |     297 |     342
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|       4 |       6 |       5 |       7 |       8 |       8 |      11 |       8
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       1 |       3 |       1 |       1
 NURSING .................................|      46 |      58 |      78 |      94 |     103 |     107 |     117 |     149
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       3 |       2 |       8 |       1 |       2 |       3 |       3 |       2
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      29 |      40 |      45 |      37 |      49 |      51 |      46 |      71
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      25 |      20 |      20 |      34 |      39 |      53 |      67 |      52
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       0 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      54 |      48 |      50 |      38 |      42 |      46 |      51 |      58
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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