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No. 8: by Racial/Ethnic Background


 TABLE B-94.  BLACK FULL-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 .............|   6,444 |   7,005 |   7,617 |   8,119 |   8,869 |  10,229 |  11,418 |  11,968
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   5,608 |   6,061 |   6,598 |   7,038 |   7,700 |   8,917 |   9,937 |  10,352
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   4,903 |   5,248 |   5,655 |   6,088 |   6,560 |   7,558 |   8,447 |   8,651
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     406 |     442 |     483 |     488 |     529 |     630 |     690 |     707
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       5 |       5 |       6 |       7 |      11 |       9 |      12 |       8
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     285 |     296 |     331 |     327 |     345 |     436 |     485 |     482
   PHYSICS ...............................|     107 |     137 |     142 |     146 |     165 |     177 |     184 |     211
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       9 |       4 |       4 |       8 |       8 |       8 |       9 |       6
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      66 |      76 |      68 |      87 |      99 |     131 |     145 |     132
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       2 |       7 |       7 |       8 |       6 |      12 |       8 |      10
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      38 |      36 |      29 |      38 |      36 |      54 |      48 |      42
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       8 |      14 |      16 |      14 |      17 |      19 |      24 |      35
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      18 |      19 |      16 |      27 |      40 |      46 |      65 |      45
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     257 |     217 |     254 |     264 |     276 |     331 |     411 |     409
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     303 |     332 |     344 |     367 |     446 |     411 |     458 |     464
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     101 |     119 |     125 |     133 |     113 |     163 |     186 |     187
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     762 |     815 |     884 |     931 |     997 |   1,119 |   1,348 |   1,353
   ANATOMY ...............................|      21 |      26 |      26 |      23 |      22 |      29 |      28 |      34
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      66 |      77 |      66 |      68 |      71 |      80 |      98 |      99
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     245 |     222 |     284 |     276 |     288 |     318 |     409 |     381
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      54 |      59 |      57 |      52 |      53 |      61 |      80 |      83
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       5 |       6 |       3 |       5 |       5 |      12 |      17 |      14
   BOTANY ................................|      27 |      25 |      25 |      24 |      25 |      32 |      48 |      48
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      19 |      19 |      22 |      32 |      40 |      47 |      57 |      66
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       9 |       6 |       9 |       8 |       7 |       7 |       5 |       9
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      12 |      10 |      16 |      16 |      18 |      21 |      21 |      15
   GENETICS ..............................|      15 |      18 |      18 |      20 |      24 |      24 |      32 |      36
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      58 |      75 |      72 |      78 |      89 |     118 |     132 |     112
   NUTRITION .............................|      69 |      68 |      60 |      76 |      74 |      79 |      95 |     100
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      21 |      25 |      23 |      26 |      24 |      31 |      33 |      31
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      36 |      46 |      55 |      68 |      78 |      81 |      96 |      88
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      41 |      54 |      57 |      64 |      85 |      79 |      89 |      95
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      24 |      25 |      37 |      35 |      30 |      14 |      18 |      24
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      40 |      54 |      54 |      60 |      64 |      86 |      90 |     118
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,069 |   1,172 |   1,226 |   1,271 |   1,427 |   1,663 |   1,860 |   2,030
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   1,939 |   2,075 |   2,271 |   2,547 |   2,673 |   3,110 |   3,349 |   3,369
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      43 |      42 |      44 |      41 |      53 |      62 |      59 |      52
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      72 |      76 |      90 |     106 |     101 |     140 |     139 |     178
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     178 |     176 |     188 |     187 |     190 |     242 |     247 |     242
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      30 |      28 |      29 |      46 |      53 |      58 |      80 |      85
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      85 |      85 |      71 |      67 |      75 |      29 |      43 |      41
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     812 |     887 |   1,015 |   1,179 |   1,240 |   1,481 |   1,551 |   1,494
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     277 |     301 |     343 |     387 |     423 |     485 |     580 |     600
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      44 |      43 |      53 |      71 |      74 |      70 |      73 |      90
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     398 |     437 |     438 |     463 |     464 |     543 |     577 |     587
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     705 |     813 |     943 |     950 |   1,140 |   1,359 |   1,490 |   1,701
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      21 |      16 |      24 |      31 |      41 |      41 |      38 |      50
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       7 |       6 |       4 |       3 |       2 |       7 |       6 |      15
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      18 |      16 |      21 |      23 |      35 |      40 |      43 |      55
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      63 |      59 |      60 |      65 |      95 |     108 |     115 |     133
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      72 |     101 |     151 |     117 |     153 |     188 |     229 |     232
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     237 |     291 |     321 |     322 |     371 |     437 |     479 |     541
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       9 |       6 |       7 |       7 |      16 |      15 |      21 |      18
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      70 |      94 |      98 |     114 |     153 |     191 |     181 |     191
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     102 |     122 |     120 |     151 |     149 |     199 |     225 |     283
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      16 |      21 |      30 |      47 |      41 |      42 |      60 |      72
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      10 |      10 |       8 |       5 |      14 |      14 |       9 |      13
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      80 |      71 |      99 |      65 |      70 |      77 |      84 |      98
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     836 |     944 |   1,019 |   1,081 |   1,169 |   1,312 |   1,481 |   1,616
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      24 |      26 |      34 |      31 |      39 |      37 |      52 |      80
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      17 |      20 |      20 |      21 |      26 |      21 |      20 |      27
 NURSING .................................|     210 |     251 |     311 |     295 |     319 |     355 |     387 |     427
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      33 |      47 |      44 |      54 |      65 |      52 |      68 |      77
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     200 |     213 |     201 |     263 |     269 |     308 |     349 |     312
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     195 |     207 |     210 |     221 |     231 |     258 |     275 |     284
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      24 |      23 |      23 |      27 |      30 |      27 |      30 |      32
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     133 |     157 |     176 |     169 |     190 |     254 |     300 |     377
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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