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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 9: by Institutional Highest Degree Granted


 TABLE D-10.  PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
         FIELDS IN MASTER'S-GRANTING 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 .............|  32,381 |  31,331 |  33,519 |  36,245 |  38,237 |  40,165 |  42,064 |  41,141
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  27,368 |  26,334 |  28,323 |  30,882 |  32,492 |  33,771 |  34,849 |  33,655
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  22,350 |  21,999 |  23,556 |  25,105 |  26,236 |  27,316 |  28,705 |  28,026
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     893 |     830 |     896 |     941 |   1,057 |   1,072 |   1,089 |   1,007
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     603 |     531 |     574 |     601 |     631 |     670 |     663 |     643
   PHYSICS ...............................|     201 |     203 |     208 |     236 |     253 |     205 |     212 |     197
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      89 |      96 |     114 |     104 |     173 |     197 |     214 |     167
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     668 |     637 |     653 |     724 |     849 |   1,046 |   1,160 |   1,205
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       2 |       7 |       5 |       4 |      10 |      12 |      15 |       7
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     318 |     272 |     255 |     259 |     296 |     283 |     279 |     299
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      57 |      54 |      70 |      70 |      52 |      56 |      91 |     105
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     291 |     304 |     323 |     391 |     491 |     695 |     775 |     794
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,493 |   1,425 |   1,618 |   1,741 |   1,572 |   1,559 |   1,614 |   1,462
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   4,112 |   4,071 |   4,235 |   4,367 |   4,623 |   4,870 |   4,654 |   4,090
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     284 |     291 |     286 |     322 |     271 |     332 |     333 |     390
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   2,150 |   2,017 |   2,184 |   2,228 |   2,232 |   2,389 |   2,575 |   2,715
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      31 |      23 |      24 |      19 |      27 |      29 |      25 |      45
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,608 |   1,497 |   1,583 |   1,659 |   1,615 |   1,662 |   1,749 |   1,762
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       5 |       5 |       4 |       8 |       3 |       2 |       7 |       3
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       9 |      11
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      52 |      51 |      65 |      88 |      90 |     125 |     142 |     130
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       0 |       1 |       1 |       2 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       1
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      48 |      41 |      33 |      32 |      31 |      25 |      24 |      20
   NUTRITION .............................|     220 |     212 |     238 |     216 |     231 |     257 |     312 |     443
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      41 |      48 |      51 |      39 |      43 |      50 |      58 |      74
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       1 |       1 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       4 |       1 |       6 |       7 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       2
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     140 |     137 |     177 |     158 |     189 |     236 |     245 |     224
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   6,053 |   6,147 |   6,688 |   7,259 |   7,859 |   7,901 |   8,611 |   8,368
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   6,697 |   6,581 |   6,996 |   7,523 |   7,773 |   8,147 |   8,669 |   8,789
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      17 |      19 |      22 |      14 |      18 |      32 |      28 |      23
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     177 |     184 |     157 |     179 |     192 |     190 |     187 |     132
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     562 |     523 |     531 |     480 |     491 |     539 |     532 |     474
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     304 |     347 |     411 |     394 |     395 |     419 |     434 |     413
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     234 |     265 |     251 |     256 |     251 |     271 |     283 |     244
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   3,555 |   3,715 |   4,043 |   4,246 |   4,288 |   4,433 |   4,708 |   4,799
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     386 |     395 |     426 |     511 |     643 |     670 |     667 |     758
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      67 |      51 |      50 |      49 |      34 |      38 |      68 |      61
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,395 |   1,082 |   1,105 |   1,394 |   1,461 |   1,555 |   1,762 |   1,885
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   5,018 |   4,335 |   4,767 |   5,777 |   6,256 |   6,455 |   6,144 |   5,629
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      18 |      21 |      37 |      27 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      29
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      36 |      26 |      27 |      26 |      23 |      23 |      27 |      30
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      93 |      66 |      70 |      98 |      97 |      98 |      87 |      61
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     845 |     646 |     600 |     771 |     943 |   1,136 |   1,132 |   1,095
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,369 |   1,277 |   1,853 |   2,320 |   2,447 |   2,609 |   2,389 |   2,151
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     215 |     206 |       9 |       7 |      23 |      26 |      30 |      16
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     658 |     575 |     703 |     849 |     994 |     938 |     928 |     877
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     845 |     790 |     841 |     910 |     824 |     815 |     780 |     668
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      70 |      62 |      60 |      85 |     105 |     140 |     124 |      96
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     869 |     666 |     567 |     684 |     800 |     670 |     647 |     606
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   5,013 |   4,997 |   5,196 |   5,363 |   5,745 |   6,394 |   7,215 |   7,486
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     178 |     117 |     111 |     107 |     120 |     247 |     285 |     307
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|   1,901 |   1,896 |   2,009 |   2,131 |   2,417 |   2,652 |   3,262 |   3,456
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       4 |       3 |       8 |       2 |       1 |      16 |      17 |      11
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     219 |     174 |     171 |     191 |     299 |     267 |     397 |     449
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     877 |     802 |     835 |     904 |     865 |     849 |     918 |   1,025
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       3 |       0 |       0 |       8 |       8 |       8 |       4 |       0
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,831 |   2,005 |   2,062 |   2,020 |   2,035 |   2,355 |   2,332 |   2,238
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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