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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 8: by Racial/Ethnic Background


     TABLE C-31.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS IN
DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY ENROLLMENT STATUS AND CITIZENSHIP, AND BY
              RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS: 1987-94

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  ENROLLMENT STATUS, CITIZENSHIP, AND   |  1987   |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
        RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND        |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
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TOTAL ENROLLMENT .......................| 331,142 | 335,120 | 340,194 | 350,753 | 363,645 | 378,722 | 382,926 | 380,868
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  TOTAL U.S. CITIZENS ..................| 247,052 | 245,919 | 247,039 | 253,545 | 260,767 | 274,887 | 282,395 | 282,926
    BLACK, NON-HISPANIC ................|   8,000 |   8,706 |   9,096 |   9,748 |  10,436 |  11,821 |  12,854 |  13,363
    AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKAN NATIVE .....|     634 |     760 |     754 |     919 |     931 |   1,025 |   1,089 |   1,182
    ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER .............|  12,499 |  13,229 |  13,555 |  14,774 |  15,390 |  18,189 |  20,707 |  23,069
    HISPANIC ...........................|   7,588 |   7,829 |   8,211 |   8,698 |   9,357 |  10,272 |  11,175 |  11,137
    WHITE, NON-HISPANIC ................| 200,901 | 202,253 | 201,929 | 208,027 | 212,050 | 220,429 | 222,763 | 222,669
    OTHER OR UNKNOWN ...................|  17,430 |  13,142 |  13,494 |  11,379 |  12,603 |  13,151 |  13,807 |  11,506
  NON-U.S. CITIZENS ....................|  84,090 |  89,201 |  93,155 |  97,208 | 102,878 | 103,835 | 100,531 |  97,942
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FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT....................| 232,330 | 236,759 | 242,604 | 249,796 | 260,480 | 272,395 | 275,689 | 274,333
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  TOTAL U.S. CITIZENS ..................| 159,190 | 159,077 | 161,897 | 165,430 | 171,848 | 182,641 | 189,082 | 190,646
    BLACK, NON-HISPANIC ................|   4,722 |   5,107 |   5,611 |   6,017 |   6,554 |   7,609 |   8,388 |   8,844
    AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKAN NATIVE .....|     453 |     499 |     508 |     608 |     632 |     743 |     809 |     857
    ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER .............|   8,433 |   8,884 |   9,173 |   9,941 |  10,483 |  12,380 |  14,351 |  16,123
    HISPANIC ...........................|   4,829 |   5,135 |   5,523 |   5,906 |   6,398 |   6,880 |   7,423 |   7,375
    WHITE, NON-HISPANIC ................| 132,047 | 132,798 | 133,970 | 137,450 | 141,011 | 147,824 | 150,338 | 151,160
    OTHER OR UNKNOWN ...................|   8,706 |   6,654 |   7,112 |   5,508 |   6,770 |   7,205 |   7,773 |   6,287
  NON-U.S. CITIZENS ....................|  73,140 |  77,682 |  80,707 |  84,366 |  88,632 |  89,754 |  86,607 |  83,687
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PART-TIME ENROLLMENT....................|  98,812 |  98,361 |  97,590 | 100,957 | 103,165 | 106,327 | 107,237 | 106,535
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  TOTAL U.S. CITIZENS ..................|  87,862 |  86,842 |  85,142 |  88,115 |  88,919 |  92,246 |  93,313 |  92,280
    BLACK, NON-HISPANIC ................|   3,278 |   3,599 |   3,485 |   3,731 |   3,882 |   4,212 |   4,466 |   4,519
    AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKAN NATIVE .....|     181 |     261 |     246 |     311 |     299 |     282 |     280 |     325
    ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER .............|   4,066 |   4,345 |   4,382 |   4,833 |   4,907 |   5,809 |   6,356 |   6,946
    HISPANIC ...........................|   2,759 |   2,694 |   2,688 |   2,792 |   2,959 |   3,392 |   3,752 |   3,762
    WHITE, NON-HISPANIC ................|  68,854 |  69,455 |  67,959 |  70,577 |  71,039 |  72,605 |  72,425 |  71,509
    OTHER OR UNKNOWN ...................|   8,724 |   6,488 |   6,382 |   5,871 |   5,833 |   5,946 |   6,034 |   5,219
  NON-U.S. CITIZENS ....................|  10,950 |  11,519 |  12,448 |  12,842 |  14,246 |  14,081 |  13,924 |  14,255
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SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING