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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 8: by Racial/Ethnic Background


    TABLE B-54.  ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER 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 .............|  15,679 |  16,460 |  17,124 |  18,815 |  20,080 |  23,983 |  27,046 |  29,716
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  14,574 |  15,203 |  15,708 |  17,170 |  18,157 |  21,769 |  24,257 |  26,586
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   8,716 |   9,282 |   9,684 |  10,470 |  11,024 |  13,258 |  15,191 |  16,745
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,047 |   1,253 |   1,175 |   1,200 |   1,430 |   1,615 |   1,973 |   1,983
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      14 |      37 |      36 |      38 |      30 |      25 |      24 |      35
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     715 |     720 |     680 |     653 |     820 |     923 |   1,186 |   1,213
   PHYSICS ...............................|     304 |     481 |     452 |     501 |     557 |     640 |     732 |     702
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      14 |      15 |       7 |       8 |      23 |      27 |      31 |      33
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     179 |     213 |     208 |     259 |     267 |     383 |     470 |     474
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      37 |      47 |      45 |      26 |      28 |      51 |      55 |      66
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      69 |      82 |      96 |     116 |     137 |     162 |     217 |     198
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      43 |      48 |      30 |      43 |      36 |      70 |      66 |      74
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      30 |      36 |      37 |      74 |      66 |     100 |     132 |     136
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     769 |     756 |     703 |     822 |     866 |     963 |   1,020 |   1,190
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   2,466 |   2,682 |   2,727 |   2,888 |   2,858 |   3,387 |   3,563 |   4,102
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     169 |     217 |     236 |     242 |     225 |     215 |     262 |     274
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   1,650 |   1,799 |   1,986 |   2,228 |   2,346 |   2,822 |   3,463 |   3,887
   ANATOMY ...............................|      41 |      60 |      50 |      66 |      62 |      93 |      86 |     109
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     222 |     246 |     273 |     274 |     300 |     381 |     475 |     484
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     380 |     416 |     483 |     546 |     603 |     728 |     847 |     872
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      74 |      67 |      84 |      85 |      98 |     139 |     187 |     208
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      41 |      36 |      61 |      57 |      36 |      61 |      83 |      99
   BOTANY ................................|      63 |      47 |      75 |      66 |      39 |      61 |      81 |     107
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      74 |      85 |      99 |     119 |     152 |     181 |     267 |     296
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      14 |      15 |       8 |      16 |      18 |      20 |      29 |      34
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      23 |      34 |      41 |      42 |      32 |      45 |      50 |      47
   GENETICS ..............................|      37 |      41 |      47 |      71 |     110 |      98 |      92 |     101
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     205 |     204 |     187 |     230 |     239 |     252 |     327 |     360
   NUTRITION .............................|     145 |     133 |     159 |     161 |     126 |     172 |     207 |     240
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      36 |      46 |      48 |      58 |      62 |      88 |     105 |     157
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      94 |     100 |     128 |     155 |     137 |     138 |     206 |     250
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     120 |     166 |     127 |     147 |     170 |     190 |     178 |     205
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      22 |      20 |      31 |      27 |      27 |      43 |      56 |      62
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      59 |      83 |      85 |     108 |     135 |     132 |     187 |     256
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     727 |     747 |     817 |     962 |   1,040 |   1,284 |   1,477 |   1,596
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   1,709 |   1,615 |   1,832 |   1,869 |   1,992 |   2,589 |   2,963 |   3,239
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      30 |      32 |      32 |      55 |      38 |      27 |      41 |      51
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      98 |     107 |     109 |     114 |     117 |     172 |     172 |     198
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     384 |     329 |     395 |     390 |     386 |     536 |     640 |     681
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      52 |      59 |      60 |      72 |      79 |      99 |     107 |     103
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     109 |     108 |      83 |      84 |      91 |     141 |     139 |     172
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     651 |     595 |     711 |     714 |     810 |     961 |   1,087 |   1,112
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     181 |     186 |     201 |     209 |     214 |     266 |     335 |     413
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      10 |       8 |      11 |       7 |       6 |       5 |       7 |      16
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     194 |     191 |     230 |     224 |     251 |     382 |     435 |     493
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   5,858 |   5,921 |   6,024 |   6,700 |   7,133 |   8,511 |   9,066 |   9,841
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     109 |     125 |     143 |     152 |     196 |     181 |     224 |     223
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      12 |      12 |      18 |      23 |      17 |      18 |      47 |      50
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      82 |     113 |      90 |     137 |     136 |     200 |     250 |     245
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     357 |     313 |     248 |     329 |     416 |     398 |     528 |     566
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     582 |     601 |     597 |     760 |     837 |   1,043 |   1,167 |   1,450
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,453 |   2,587 |   2,703 |   3,050 |   3,026 |   3,755 |   3,749 |   4,060
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      97 |     112 |      99 |     103 |     115 |     134 |     141 |     166
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     440 |     467 |     451 |     450 |     586 |     794 |     863 |     803
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     883 |     769 |     824 |     830 |     985 |   1,179 |   1,307 |   1,383
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     241 |     250 |     273 |     224 |     260 |     327 |     336 |     380
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      38 |      50 |      36 |      27 |      30 |      39 |      54 |      75
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     564 |     522 |     542 |     615 |     529 |     443 |     400 |     440
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,105 |   1,257 |   1,416 |   1,645 |   1,923 |   2,214 |   2,789 |   3,130
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      73 |      86 |     118 |     125 |     189 |     209 |     258 |     285
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      34 |      46 |      52 |      52 |      71 |      89 |      84 |      93
 NURSING .................................|     261 |     347 |     399 |     449 |     523 |     559 |     653 |     796
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     121 |      98 |      99 |     173 |     200 |     219 |     254 |     225
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     293 |     330 |     302 |     378 |     409 |     507 |     724 |     818
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     108 |     109 |     134 |     134 |     113 |     133 |     177 |     207
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      11 |      23 |      18 |      20 |      19 |      19 |      30 |      37
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     204 |     218 |     294 |     314 |     399 |     479 |     609 |     669
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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