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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 8: by Racial/Ethnic Background


    TABLE B-96.  ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER 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 .............|   9,775 |  10,246 |  10,719 |  11,663 |  12,506 |  14,733 |  17,084 |  19,213
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   9,071 |   9,480 |   9,831 |  10,623 |  11,284 |  13,341 |  15,340 |  17,225
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   5,879 |   6,233 |   6,527 |   7,053 |   7,428 |   8,829 |  10,396 |  11,455
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     896 |   1,079 |   1,023 |   1,017 |   1,220 |   1,336 |   1,652 |   1,656
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      14 |      37 |      36 |      38 |      30 |      25 |      24 |      35
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     604 |     593 |     572 |     528 |     705 |     759 |     978 |     987
   PHYSICS ...............................|     268 |     439 |     409 |     443 |     476 |     542 |     646 |     613
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      10 |      10 |       6 |       8 |       9 |      10 |       4 |      21
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     141 |     172 |     163 |     189 |     200 |     287 |     375 |     348
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      35 |      45 |      42 |      25 |      24 |      40 |      47 |      55
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      58 |      74 |      76 |      98 |     109 |     122 |     184 |     157
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      36 |      43 |      25 |      35 |      32 |      64 |      61 |      64
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      12 |      10 |      20 |      31 |      35 |      61 |      83 |      72
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     503 |     470 |     429 |     494 |     555 |     625 |     648 |     781
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,061 |   1,141 |   1,111 |   1,188 |   1,191 |   1,387 |   1,505 |   1,743
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     155 |     191 |     210 |     212 |     197 |     174 |     221 |     209
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   1,408 |   1,555 |   1,725 |   1,937 |   1,985 |   2,357 |   2,914 |   3,359
   ANATOMY ...............................|      36 |      56 |      47 |      61 |      58 |      90 |      82 |     102
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     207 |     236 |     254 |     263 |     289 |     361 |     455 |     457
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     279 |     310 |     376 |     428 |     415 |     491 |     570 |     623
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      60 |      49 |      67 |      61 |      81 |     101 |     134 |     169
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      31 |      34 |      58 |      54 |      36 |      59 |      79 |      95
   BOTANY ................................|      59 |      43 |      70 |      63 |      36 |      53 |      77 |     101
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      73 |      85 |      98 |     117 |     148 |     176 |     253 |     283
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      12 |      14 |       6 |      12 |      13 |      17 |      28 |      29
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      13 |      32 |      37 |      41 |      32 |      43 |      48 |      45
   GENETICS ..............................|      35 |      38 |      43 |      64 |     104 |      93 |      88 |      95
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     185 |     186 |     174 |     216 |     222 |     230 |     304 |     341
   NUTRITION .............................|     108 |      83 |     102 |     102 |      75 |     109 |     127 |     160
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      32 |      42 |      41 |      49 |      49 |      76 |      90 |     132
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      93 |      96 |     123 |     146 |     134 |     132 |     200 |     243
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     114 |     158 |     125 |     142 |     163 |     181 |     173 |     198
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      21 |      19 |      29 |      24 |      22 |      40 |      48 |      56
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      50 |      74 |      75 |      94 |     108 |     105 |     158 |     230
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     555 |     576 |     635 |     728 |     749 |     952 |   1,097 |   1,156
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   1,160 |   1,049 |   1,231 |   1,288 |   1,331 |   1,711 |   1,984 |   2,203
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      28 |      28 |      31 |      51 |      35 |      24 |      36 |      37
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      79 |      86 |      85 |      92 |      96 |     144 |     138 |     178
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     282 |     244 |     301 |     287 |     278 |     362 |     454 |     472
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      33 |      42 |      42 |      52 |      54 |      81 |      75 |      76
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      88 |      90 |      69 |      69 |      60 |      83 |      84 |     109
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     368 |     297 |     381 |     416 |     460 |     556 |     629 |     660
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     141 |     140 |     156 |     165 |     171 |     200 |     265 |     306
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       7 |       6 |      10 |       5 |       3 |       2 |       6 |      10
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     134 |     116 |     156 |     151 |     174 |     259 |     297 |     355
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   3,192 |   3,247 |   3,304 |   3,570 |   3,856 |   4,512 |   4,944 |   5,770
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      72 |      76 |      99 |     101 |     112 |     138 |     173 |     175
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      10 |      11 |      16 |      22 |      16 |      16 |      39 |      44
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      69 |      87 |      74 |     116 |     117 |     164 |     212 |     210
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     287 |     253 |     184 |     251 |     324 |     289 |     415 |     420
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     343 |     324 |     324 |     409 |     459 |     558 |     601 |     864
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,239 |   1,332 |   1,351 |   1,513 |   1,498 |   1,766 |   1,706 |   2,104
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      36 |      48 |      44 |      49 |      58 |      73 |      74 |     107
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     170 |     194 |     198 |     174 |     232 |     336 |     392 |     350
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     524 |     460 |     491 |     488 |     578 |     709 |     826 |     926
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     167 |     192 |     213 |     173 |     202 |     231 |     255 |     315
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      31 |      44 |      35 |      25 |      23 |      28 |      45 |      63
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     244 |     226 |     275 |     249 |     237 |     204 |     206 |     192
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     704 |     766 |     888 |   1,040 |   1,222 |   1,392 |   1,744 |   1,988
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      62 |      65 |      95 |     109 |     161 |     166 |     195 |     226
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      33 |      41 |      47 |      47 |      61 |      79 |      69 |      76
 NURSING .................................|      96 |     132 |     166 |     182 |     206 |     218 |     248 |     304
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      83 |      74 |      74 |     143 |     167 |     160 |     194 |     176
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     197 |     202 |     192 |     224 |     241 |     319 |     467 |     504
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      92 |      94 |     104 |     107 |      90 |     110 |     131 |     158
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      10 |      23 |      18 |      20 |      18 |      15 |      22 |      32
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     131 |     135 |     192 |     208 |     278 |     325 |     418 |     512
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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