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 TABLE B-55.  HISPANIC 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 .............|  10,533 |  10,880 |  11,210 |  12,018 |  13,057 |  14,632 |  16,060 |  15,780
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   8,823 |   9,098 |   9,436 |  10,159 |  11,046 |  12,250 |  13,386 |  13,291
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   7,093 |   7,379 |   7,729 |   8,273 |   8,922 |   9,787 |  10,692 |  10,435
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     591 |     624 |     680 |     642 |     649 |     680 |     747 |     672
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       8 |       6 |      13 |       7 |      11 |      11 |      13 |      17
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     419 |     438 |     464 |     426 |     398 |     428 |     472 |     440
   PHYSICS ...............................|     159 |     178 |     195 |     203 |     233 |     229 |     252 |     209
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       5 |       2 |       8 |       6 |       7 |      12 |      10 |       6
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     227 |     210 |     209 |     241 |     250 |     308 |     371 |     344
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      10 |       9 |       8 |       9 |      24 |      11 |      15 |      14
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      99 |     112 |     110 |     130 |     116 |     141 |     160 |     140
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      90 |      68 |      68 |      61 |      59 |      65 |     102 |      88
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      28 |      21 |      23 |      41 |      51 |      91 |      94 |     102
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     266 |     328 |     305 |     351 |     349 |     376 |     415 |     366
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     551 |     516 |     542 |     565 |     631 |     705 |     693 |     640
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     221 |     278 |     297 |     272 |     279 |     279 |     307 |     273
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   1,032 |   1,116 |   1,200 |   1,220 |   1,374 |   1,459 |   1,651 |   1,634
   ANATOMY ...............................|      21 |      21 |      20 |      16 |      23 |      34 |      24 |      25
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      77 |      92 |      76 |      86 |      83 |     107 |     126 |     111
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     423 |     475 |     485 |     451 |     541 |     553 |     564 |     556
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      38 |      53 |      57 |      70 |      90 |      72 |     128 |     100
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      15 |       3 |       8 |       7 |       5 |       9 |       9 |      10
   BOTANY ................................|      29 |      21 |      34 |      30 |      36 |      34 |      38 |      56
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      39 |      46 |      53 |      86 |      71 |      73 |      83 |     105
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      18 |      12 |      18 |      25 |      25 |      34 |      36 |      37
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      23 |      29 |      30 |      32 |      37 |      32 |      34 |      27
   GENETICS ..............................|      12 |      10 |      16 |      12 |      20 |      30 |      30 |      34
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     113 |     108 |     116 |     114 |     118 |     132 |     163 |     151
   NUTRITION .............................|      49 |      67 |      86 |      70 |      87 |      83 |     104 |     136
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      27 |      24 |      19 |      21 |      18 |      30 |      40 |      35
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      39 |      30 |      46 |      51 |      65 |      60 |      61 |      80
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      57 |      42 |      36 |      41 |      49 |      49 |      68 |      51
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      25 |      29 |      38 |      33 |      34 |      36 |      50 |      44
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      27 |      54 |      62 |      75 |      72 |      91 |      93 |      76
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,665 |   1,722 |   1,751 |   2,160 |   2,365 |   2,373 |   2,564 |   2,498
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   2,540 |   2,585 |   2,745 |   2,822 |   3,025 |   3,607 |   3,944 |   4,008
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      43 |      35 |      48 |      37 |      45 |      47 |      70 |      52
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     152 |     150 |     162 |     173 |     207 |     222 |     248 |     288
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     249 |     286 |     257 |     242 |     291 |     335 |     323 |     357
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      60 |      59 |      58 |      60 |      82 |     102 |     109 |     120
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      93 |     113 |     128 |     136 |     132 |     168 |     165 |     158
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,254 |   1,330 |   1,390 |   1,361 |   1,454 |   1,779 |   1,905 |   1,799
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     237 |     231 |     256 |     290 |     322 |     375 |     467 |     474
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      12 |      14 |      20 |      26 |      31 |      33 |      18 |      21
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     440 |     367 |     426 |     497 |     461 |     546 |     639 |     739
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   1,730 |   1,719 |   1,707 |   1,886 |   2,124 |   2,463 |   2,694 |   2,856
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      37 |      45 |      49 |      51 |      54 |      72 |      70 |      74
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       8 |       4 |       7 |      17 |       8 |       8 |       7 |      11
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      16 |      25 |      31 |      28 |      40 |      53 |      78 |      76
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     117 |     135 |     111 |     143 |     159 |     176 |     180 |     167
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     263 |     263 |     275 |     302 |     383 |     478 |     550 |     555
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     521 |     528 |     558 |     576 |     661 |     748 |     841 |     867
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      22 |      25 |      15 |      16 |      26 |      27 |      40 |      40
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     281 |     280 |     241 |     231 |     253 |     297 |     332 |     362
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     282 |     217 |     214 |     282 |     338 |     394 |     382 |     450
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      48 |      48 |      53 |      71 |      56 |      73 |      76 |     122
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      15 |      30 |      28 |      24 |      25 |      32 |      29 |      26
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     120 |     119 |     125 |     145 |     121 |     105 |     109 |     106
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,710 |   1,782 |   1,774 |   1,859 |   2,011 |   2,382 |   2,674 |   2,489
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      49 |      45 |      49 |      45 |      54 |      52 |      77 |      84
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      19 |      20 |      21 |      25 |      29 |      38 |      51 |      44
 NURSING .................................|     575 |     629 |     492 |     513 |     569 |     616 |     661 |     748
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      47 |      46 |      85 |      66 |      88 |      82 |      89 |      77
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     407 |     415 |     433 |     558 |     550 |     655 |     762 |     543
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     231 |     221 |     266 |     227 |     276 |     351 |     376 |     333
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       6 |       8 |      10 |      11 |      12 |      22 |      20 |      19
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     376 |     398 |     418 |     414 |     433 |     566 |     638 |     641
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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