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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 9: by Institutional Highest Degree Granted


 TABLE A-26.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
      DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND CITIZENSHIP, AND BY
               RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS: 1994

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                                          |         |         RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS         |
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                  FIELD                   |  TOTAL  |  BLACK  |AMERICAN | ASIAN/  |         |  WHITE  |         |CITIZENS
                                          |         |  NON-   | INDIAN/ | PACIFIC |HISPANIC |  NON-   |OTHER OR |
                                          |         |HISPANIC | ALASKAN |ISLANDER |         |HISPANIC | UNKNOWN |
                                          |         |         | NATIVE  |         |         |         |         |
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............| 441,480 |  16,287 |   1,478 |  25,720 |  13,205 | 268,929 |  13,671 | 102,190
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 380,868 |  13,363 |   1,182 |  23,069 |  11,137 | 222,669 |  11,506 |  97,942
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 274,820 |  10,985 |     955 |  14,425 |   8,556 | 170,357 |   7,651 |  61,891
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  32,744 |     733 |      65 |   1,816 |     623 |  17,442 |     665 |  11,400
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     973 |       8 |       3 |      35 |      17 |     623 |      25 |     262
   CHEMISTRY .............................|  18,754 |     497 |      45 |   1,093 |     411 |  10,092 |     408 |   6,208
   PHYSICS ...............................|  12,734 |     221 |      16 |     662 |     193 |   6,537 |     230 |   4,875
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     283 |       7 |       1 |      26 |       2 |     190 |       2 |      55
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|  14,273 |     183 |      42 |     420 |     287 |   9,885 |     300 |   3,156
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|   1,090 |      12 |       3 |      64 |      14 |     717 |      15 |     265
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   7,260 |      49 |      27 |     188 |     132 |   4,997 |     163 |   1,704
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   2,678 |      39 |       5 |      67 |      86 |   1,724 |      48 |     709
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   3,245 |      83 |       7 |     101 |      55 |   2,447 |      74 |     478
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|  17,392 |     508 |      33 |     968 |     282 |   9,205 |     558 |   5,838
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  28,489 |     922 |      33 |   3,349 |     494 |  12,944 |   1,002 |   9,745
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|  11,470 |     173 |      33 |     252 |     234 |   7,542 |     149 |   3,087
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  53,601 |   1,434 |     157 |   3,579 |   1,421 |  33,241 |   1,147 |  12,622
   ANATOMY ...............................|   1,088 |      37 |       1 |     109 |      25 |     636 |      37 |     243
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   5,501 |     108 |      13 |     475 |     107 |   2,929 |      60 |   1,809
   BIOLOGY ...............................|  11,098 |     372 |      37 |     645 |     375 |   7,422 |     380 |   1,867
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|   2,710 |     108 |      11 |     208 |     100 |   1,628 |      52 |     603
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     793 |      17 |       1 |      99 |      10 |     453 |       2 |     211
   BOTANY ................................|   2,741 |      52 |      11 |     107 |      56 |   1,655 |      39 |     821
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   3,836 |      68 |      12 |     295 |     105 |   2,411 |      41 |     904
   ECOLOGY ...............................|   1,420 |      12 |       5 |      33 |      36 |   1,123 |       9 |     202
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|   1,263 |      16 |       0 |      47 |      27 |     783 |      26 |     364
   GENETICS ..............................|   1,649 |      42 |       0 |      98 |      34 |   1,105 |      16 |     354
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   5,103 |     122 |      19 |     359 |     150 |   3,068 |      78 |   1,307
   NUTRITION .............................|   4,152 |     121 |       6 |     201 |     120 |   2,406 |      95 |   1,203
   PATHOLOGY .............................|   1,612 |      37 |       4 |     155 |      34 |     964 |      56 |     362
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   2,837 |      94 |      11 |     250 |      80 |   1,691 |      62 |     649
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   2,378 |      99 |      10 |     205 |      51 |   1,359 |      78 |     576
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   2,085 |      24 |       7 |      62 |      44 |   1,599 |      38 |     311
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|   3,335 |     105 |       9 |     231 |      67 |   2,009 |      78 |     836
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  39,707 |   2,261 |     240 |   1,288 |   1,870 |  30,456 |   1,588 |   2,004
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  77,144 |   4,771 |     352 |   2,753 |   3,345 |  49,642 |   2,242 |  14,039
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   2,222 |      62 |       5 |      50 |      51 |   1,102 |      36 |     916
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   7,418 |     209 |      84 |     190 |     275 |   5,648 |     233 |     779
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|  12,377 |     316 |      17 |     588 |     330 |   5,751 |     300 |   5,075
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   3,740 |     101 |      16 |      92 |      95 |   2,879 |     101 |     456
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   2,983 |      52 |       6 |     117 |     121 |   1,611 |      63 |   1,013
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  28,206 |   2,352 |     111 |     933 |   1,440 |  19,201 |     984 |   3,185
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   8,247 |     668 |      51 |     346 |     397 |   5,354 |     191 |   1,240
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     901 |     105 |       5 |      16 |      18 |     647 |      21 |      89
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|  11,050 |     906 |      57 |     421 |     618 |   7,449 |     313 |   1,286
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................| 106,048 |   2,378 |     227 |   8,644 |   2,581 |  52,312 |   3,855 |  36,051
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   3,652 |      58 |       6 |     214 |      73 |   1,988 |      66 |   1,247
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|   1,061 |      16 |       0 |      50 |      11 |     476 |      14 |     494
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,645 |      59 |      15 |     242 |      76 |   1,398 |      57 |     798
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   7,599 |     159 |      19 |     547 |     161 |   3,607 |     192 |   2,914
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|  18,449 |     369 |      34 |   1,222 |     484 |  10,203 |     520 |   5,617
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  30,841 |     724 |      49 |   3,495 |     770 |  13,361 |   1,291 |  11,151
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|   2,069 |      32 |       3 |     165 |      40 |   1,133 |      26 |     670
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|  12,312 |     406 |      21 |     718 |     337 |   6,556 |     798 |   3,476
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|  16,811 |     344 |      53 |   1,284 |     408 |   8,419 |     651 |   5,652
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   5,071 |      85 |       5 |     362 |     117 |   2,480 |      97 |   1,925
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|   1,246 |      22 |       4 |      75 |      26 |     698 |       9 |     412
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   4,292 |     104 |      18 |     270 |      78 |   1,993 |     134 |   1,695
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  60,612 |   2,924 |     296 |   2,651 |   2,068 |  46,260 |   2,165 |   4,248
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   2,605 |      86 |       7 |     209 |      60 |   1,590 |     256 |     397
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|   1,195 |      30 |       1 |      93 |      44 |     760 |      11 |     256
 NURSING .................................|  22,341 |   1,195 |     122 |     598 |     604 |  18,709 |     714 |     399
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   2,890 |     106 |       2 |     225 |      77 |   1,424 |      76 |     980
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   9,889 |     643 |      69 |     778 |     509 |   6,509 |     436 |     945
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   8,158 |     329 |      44 |     159 |     255 |   6,799 |     236 |     336
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     858 |      23 |       1 |      37 |      19 |     533 |      23 |     222
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  12,676 |     512 |      50 |     552 |     500 |   9,936 |     413 |     713
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KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING