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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 8: by Racial/Ethnic Background


  TABLE B-97.  HISPANIC 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 .............|   6,254 |   6,589 |   6,974 |   7,571 |   8,196 |   9,079 |   9,802 |   9,620
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   5,193 |   5,503 |   5,924 |   6,389 |   6,932 |   7,598 |   8,204 |   8,116
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   4,348 |   4,570 |   4,921 |   5,315 |   5,771 |   6,225 |   6,686 |   6,517
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     514 |     549 |     581 |     530 |     562 |     572 |     591 |     570
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       7 |       6 |      13 |       7 |      10 |       9 |      11 |      15
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     372 |     392 |     398 |     351 |     347 |     367 |     379 |     376
   PHYSICS ...............................|     134 |     150 |     167 |     170 |     203 |     193 |     201 |     178
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       1 |       1 |       3 |       2 |       2 |       3 |       0 |       1
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     182 |     166 |     170 |     187 |     194 |     222 |     289 |     240
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      10 |       9 |       8 |       8 |      23 |       9 |      14 |      12
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      76 |      78 |      84 |     100 |      90 |     115 |     133 |     100
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      82 |      64 |      61 |      58 |      53 |      58 |      87 |      82
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      14 |      15 |      17 |      21 |      28 |      40 |      55 |      46
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     192 |     219 |     221 |     244 |     225 |     231 |     258 |     210
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     162 |     162 |     198 |     188 |     194 |     225 |     217 |     218
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     183 |     234 |     253 |     240 |     236 |     232 |     255 |     218
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     828 |     902 |     960 |     961 |   1,100 |   1,169 |   1,334 |   1,328
   ANATOMY ...............................|      21 |      20 |      19 |      15 |      22 |      28 |      23 |      22
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      65 |      77 |      64 |      77 |      72 |      93 |     111 |      98
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     312 |     366 |     365 |     316 |     396 |     390 |     407 |     388
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      26 |      38 |      42 |      51 |      63 |      53 |      94 |      76
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      15 |       3 |       7 |       7 |       5 |       9 |       9 |      10
   BOTANY ................................|      25 |      19 |      30 |      25 |      30 |      31 |      34 |      52
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      36 |      45 |      53 |      81 |      69 |      70 |      76 |      99
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      14 |      10 |      16 |      21 |      22 |      28 |      32 |      32
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      23 |      25 |      24 |      26 |      32 |      29 |      29 |      20
   GENETICS ..............................|      11 |       9 |      12 |      11 |      18 |      29 |      29 |      32
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     106 |      99 |     104 |     107 |     110 |     124 |     153 |     140
   NUTRITION .............................|      31 |      41 |      46 |      34 |      52 |      53 |      70 |     100
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      14 |      18 |      14 |      14 |      12 |      24 |      34 |      34
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      36 |      28 |      44 |      51 |      62 |      59 |      58 |      79
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      49 |      40 |      32 |      38 |      47 |      47 |      63 |      46
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      23 |      26 |      35 |      30 |      30 |      32 |      35 |      34
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      21 |      38 |      53 |      57 |      58 |      70 |      77 |      66
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,100 |   1,114 |   1,235 |   1,411 |   1,587 |   1,650 |   1,612 |   1,488
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   1,187 |   1,224 |   1,303 |   1,554 |   1,673 |   1,924 |   2,130 |   2,245
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      34 |      27 |      40 |      35 |      39 |      42 |      54 |      44
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     111 |     114 |     125 |     137 |     164 |     185 |     198 |     230
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     161 |     196 |     174 |     175 |     201 |     237 |     234 |     245
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      44 |      41 |      41 |      42 |      55 |      60 |      67 |      79
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      51 |      68 |      72 |      85 |      83 |      98 |     106 |     105
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     386 |     435 |     479 |     563 |     615 |     739 |     799 |     774
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     161 |     155 |     159 |     207 |     229 |     275 |     331 |     334
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       9 |       9 |      13 |      20 |      18 |      21 |       7 |      10
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     230 |     179 |     200 |     290 |     269 |     267 |     334 |     424
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     845 |     933 |   1,003 |   1,074 |   1,161 |   1,373 |   1,518 |   1,599
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      25 |      31 |      40 |      35 |      44 |      62 |      60 |      58
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       7 |       4 |       6 |      15 |       7 |       5 |       6 |       9
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      13 |      18 |      26 |      21 |      30 |      44 |      62 |      56
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      91 |     110 |      93 |     111 |     110 |     131 |     131 |     132
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     158 |     154 |     154 |     182 |     227 |     277 |     337 |     350
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     255 |     269 |     299 |     294 |     331 |     378 |     419 |     413
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       8 |      14 |       9 |       9 |      11 |      16 |      23 |      22
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      89 |     107 |     120 |     109 |     103 |     122 |     144 |     158
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     108 |     110 |     120 |     158 |     193 |     207 |     215 |     242
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      30 |      36 |      35 |      62 |      44 |      56 |      51 |      86
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      12 |      24 |      24 |      19 |      20 |      23 |      24 |      20
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      49 |      56 |      77 |      59 |      41 |      52 |      46 |      53
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,061 |   1,086 |   1,050 |   1,182 |   1,264 |   1,481 |   1,598 |   1,504
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      31 |      36 |      43 |      38 |      49 |      42 |      59 |      66
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      17 |      17 |      18 |      19 |      24 |      36 |      49 |      42
 NURSING .................................|     316 |     330 |     254 |     255 |     267 |     289 |     268 |     318
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      33 |      37 |      48 |      39 |      50 |      49 |      41 |      40
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     262 |     300 |     280 |     371 |     379 |     475 |     524 |     334
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     168 |     139 |     167 |     167 |     202 |     239 |     278 |     234
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       6 |       7 |      10 |       9 |       8 |      16 |      13 |      16
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     228 |     220 |     230 |     284 |     285 |     335 |     366 |     454
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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