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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 9: by Institutional Highest Degree Granted


TABLE D-11.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
     FIELDS IN MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY SEX AND FIELD: 1975-94

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            |          |                                             SCIENCES
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            |TOTAL, ALL|          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |
    YEAR    | SURVEYED |          |          |  EARTH,  |          |          |          |          |          |
            |  FIELDS  |SCIENCES, | PHYSICAL |  ATMOS-  |  MATHE-  | COMPUTER |  AGRI-   |BIOLOGICAL|          |  SOCIAL
            |          |  TOTAL   | SCIENCES |PHERIC, & | MATICAL  | SCIENCES | CULTURAL | SCIENCES |PSYCHOLOGY| SCIENCES
            |          |          |          |  OCEAN   | SCIENCES |          | SCIENCES |          |          |
            |          |          |          | SCIENCES |          |          |          |          |          |
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            |                                              TOTAL ENROLLMENT
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 1975 ......|   12,427 |   10,870 |      473 |      636 |      508 |      301 |      246 |    1,828 |    3,496 |    3,382
 1976 ......|   12,678 |   10,873 |      492 |      483 |      494 |      280 |      276 |    1,990 |    3,374 |    3,484
 1977 ......|   14,096 |   12,064 |      584 |      481 |      444 |      314 |      271 |    1,908 |    3,819 |    4,243
 1978 1/....|   14,649 |   12,404 |      631 |      502 |      475 |      502 |      329 |    2,027 |    4,118 |    3,822
 1979 ......|   15,201 |   12,744 |      677 |      522 |      506 |      690 |      387 |    2,145 |    4,417 |    3,400
 1980 ......|   15,815 |   12,843 |      629 |      614 |      512 |      615 |      384 |    1,957 |    4,389 |    3,743
 1981 ......|   15,726 |   12,209 |      616 |      482 |      447 |      895 |      419 |    1,953 |    4,167 |    3,230
 1982 ......|   15,442 |   11,581 |      652 |      492 |      623 |    1,231 |      371 |    1,670 |    3,452 |    3,090
 1983 ......|   16,567 |   12,593 |      662 |      521 |      609 |    1,303 |      415 |    1,846 |    4,087 |    3,150
 1984 2/....|   17,343 |   13,276 |      675 |      538 |      708 |    1,211 |      384 |    1,770 |    4,160 |    3,830
 1985 2/....|   17,009 |   13,024 |      715 |      558 |      676 |    1,438 |      374 |    1,618 |    4,029 |    3,616
 1986 2/....|   17,217 |   12,919 |      742 |      464 |      652 |    1,620 |      375 |    1,529 |    4,089 |    3,448
 1987 2/....|   17,548 |   13,040 |      692 |      446 |      692 |    1,700 |      364 |    1,479 |    4,359 |    3,308
 1988 ......|   16,307 |   12,049 |      707 |      446 |      686 |    1,485 |      391 |    1,436 |    4,279 |    2,619
 1989 ......|   16,840 |   12,480 |      746 |      396 |      649 |    1,487 |      380 |    1,471 |    4,620 |    2,731
 1990 ......|   18,364 |   13,669 |      670 |      408 |      647 |    1,905 |      387 |    1,444 |    5,188 |    3,020
 1991 ......|   20,141 |   14,738 |      712 |      473 |      682 |    1,764 |      439 |    1,494 |    5,817 |    3,357
 1992 ......|   21,908 |   15,891 |      640 |      534 |      719 |    1,848 |      366 |    1,626 |    6,533 |    3,625
 1993 ......|   23,094 |   16,378 |      706 |      601 |      750 |    1,653 |      441 |    1,896 |    6,668 |    3,663
 1994 ......|   24,005 |   16,441 |      733 |      617 |      782 |    1,394 |      449 |    1,883 |    6,863 |    3,720
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|    8,645 |    7,558 |      451 |      390 |      316 |      246 |      227 |    1,297 |    1,936 |    2,695
 1978 1/....|    9,008 |    7,811 |      496 |      406 |      329 |      410 |      289 |    1,359 |    2,151 |    2,373
 1979 ......|    9,371 |    8,064 |      540 |      422 |      341 |      574 |      350 |    1,420 |    2,366 |    2,051
 1980 ......|    8,985 |    7,518 |      478 |      466 |      354 |      470 |      340 |    1,227 |    1,958 |    2,225
 1981 ......|    8,531 |    6,808 |      456 |      362 |      280 |      676 |      332 |    1,183 |    1,600 |    1,919
 1982 ......|    8,488 |    6,580 |      475 |      362 |      387 |      869 |      293 |      928 |    1,275 |    1,991
 1983 ......|    8,698 |    6,793 |      482 |      372 |      367 |      867 |      308 |    1,011 |    1,414 |    1,972
 1984 2/....|    8,971 |    7,048 |      486 |      379 |      454 |      893 |      279 |      949 |    1,375 |    2,233
 1985 2/....|    8,722 |    6,956 |      489 |      412 |      424 |    1,048 |      267 |      881 |    1,375 |    2,060
 1986 2/....|    8,876 |    6,853 |      536 |      343 |      419 |    1,161 |      269 |      830 |    1,382 |    1,913
 1987 2/....|    9,024 |    6,929 |      477 |      327 |      446 |    1,230 |      261 |      811 |    1,475 |    1,902
 1988 ......|    8,289 |    6,267 |      491 |      301 |      444 |    1,052 |      282 |      766 |    1,388 |    1,543
 1989 ......|    8,522 |    6,365 |      545 |      270 |      426 |    1,081 |      265 |      755 |    1,462 |    1,561
 1990 ......|    9,259 |    6,980 |      483 |      282 |      426 |    1,447 |      280 |      726 |    1,649 |    1,687
 1991 ......|    9,511 |    7,162 |      511 |      298 |      437 |    1,292 |      284 |      729 |    1,687 |    1,924
 1992 ......|   10,268 |    7,583 |      434 |      343 |      463 |    1,351 |      242 |      816 |    1,914 |    2,020
 1993 ......|   10,271 |    7,638 |      490 |      396 |      471 |    1,225 |      283 |      901 |    1,908 |    1,964
 1994 ......|   10,226 |    7,294 |      504 |      385 |      460 |    1,010 |      275 |      892 |    1,843 |    1,925
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            |                                                   WOMEN
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|    5,451 |    4,506 |      133 |       91 |      128 |       68 |       44 |      611 |    1,883 |    1,548
 1978 1/....|    5,641 |    4,593 |      135 |       96 |      147 |       92 |       41 |      668 |    1,967 |    1,449
 1979 ......|    5,830 |    4,680 |      137 |      100 |      165 |      116 |       37 |      725 |    2,051 |    1,349
 1980 ......|    6,830 |    5,325 |      151 |      148 |      158 |      145 |       44 |      730 |    2,431 |    1,518
 1981 ......|    7,195 |    5,401 |      160 |      120 |      167 |      219 |       87 |      770 |    2,567 |    1,311
 1982 ......|    6,954 |    5,001 |      177 |      130 |      236 |      362 |       78 |      742 |    2,177 |    1,099
 1983 ......|    7,869 |    5,800 |      180 |      149 |      242 |      436 |      107 |      835 |    2,673 |    1,178
 1984 2/....|    8,372 |    6,228 |      189 |      159 |      254 |      318 |      105 |      821 |    2,785 |    1,597
 1985 2/....|    8,287 |    6,068 |      226 |      146 |      252 |      390 |      107 |      737 |    2,654 |    1,556
 1986 2/....|    8,341 |    6,066 |      206 |      121 |      233 |      459 |      106 |      699 |    2,707 |    1,535
 1987 2/....|    8,524 |    6,111 |      215 |      119 |      246 |      470 |      103 |      668 |    2,884 |    1,406
 1988 ......|    8,018 |    5,782 |      216 |      145 |      242 |      433 |      109 |      670 |    2,891 |    1,076
 1989 ......|    8,318 |    6,115 |      201 |      126 |      223 |      406 |      115 |      716 |    3,158 |    1,170
 1990 ......|    9,105 |    6,689 |      187 |      126 |      221 |      458 |      107 |      718 |    3,539 |    1,333
 1991 ......|   10,630 |    7,576 |      201 |      175 |      245 |      472 |      155 |      765 |    4,130 |    1,433
 1992 ......|   11,640 |    8,308 |      206 |      191 |      256 |      497 |      124 |      810 |    4,619 |    1,605
 1993 ......|   12,823 |    8,740 |      216 |      205 |      279 |      428 |      158 |      995 |    4,760 |    1,699
 1994 ......|   13,779 |    9,147 |      229 |      232 |      322 |      384 |      174 |      991 |    5,020 |    1,795
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            |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |  TOTAL,
    YEAR    |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |METALLUR- |          |  HEALTH
            |  ENGI-   |AEROSPACE | CHEMICAL |  CIVIL   |ELECTRICAL|INDUSTRIAL|MECHANICAL| GICAL &  |  OTHER   |  FIELDS
            | NEERING, |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |MATERIALS |  ENGI-   |
            |  TOTAL   | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  |  ENGI-   | NEERING  |
            |          |          |          |          |          |          |          | NEERING  |          |
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            |                                              TOTAL ENROLLMENT
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 1975 ......|      613 |       20 |       33 |      166 |       63 |       85 |       51 |        7 |      188 |      944
 1976 ......|      588 |       12 |       34 |      135 |       60 |       86 |       45 |        7 |      209 |    1,217
 1977 ......|      737 |        9 |       30 |      191 |      166 |      108 |       86 |       10 |      137 |    1,295
 1978 1/....|      812 |        5 |       41 |      215 |      173 |      111 |       84 |       13 |      171 |    1,433
 1979 ......|      886 |        1 |       51 |      239 |      180 |      114 |       82 |       15 |      204 |    1,571
 1980 ......|    1,082 |        3 |       63 |      218 |      280 |      160 |      111 |       18 |      229 |    1,890
 1981 ......|    1,356 |        3 |       87 |      390 |      310 |      173 |       91 |       18 |      284 |    2,161
 1982 ......|    1,521 |        3 |       96 |      332 |      288 |      220 |      179 |       25 |      378 |    2,340
 1983 ......|    1,626 |       15 |       94 |      284 |      391 |      156 |      168 |       18 |      500 |    2,348
 1984 2/....|    1,584 |       14 |       90 |      242 |      445 |      120 |      207 |        7 |      459 |    2,483
 1985 2/....|    1,496 |       14 |       63 |      249 |      433 |      136 |      217 |       18 |      366 |    2,489
 1986 2/....|    1,760 |       16 |       94 |      310 |      530 |      127 |      224 |       28 |      431 |    2,538
 1987 2/....|    1,864 |       17 |       84 |      287 |      612 |      133 |      228 |       24 |      479 |    2,644
 1988 ......|    1,881 |       16 |       68 |      329 |      658 |      144 |      253 |       18 |      395 |    2,377
 1989 ......|    1,876 |       30 |       34 |      293 |      739 |      192 |      249 |       24 |      315 |    2,484
 1990 ......|    2,029 |       64 |       38 |      256 |      757 |      288 |      300 |       20 |      306 |    2,666
 1991 ......|    2,041 |       67 |       55 |      340 |      732 |      201 |      291 |       20 |      335 |    3,362
 1992 ......|    2,410 |       37 |       73 |      469 |      827 |      256 |      363 |       19 |      366 |    3,607
 1993 ......|    2,283 |       35 |       71 |      506 |      747 |      230 |      293 |       23 |      378 |    4,433
 1994 ......|    2,188 |       33 |       78 |      486 |      723 |      235 |      251 |       24 |      358 |    5,376
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|      690 |        9 |       27 |      164 |      161 |      106 |       83 |        8 |      132 |      397
 1978 1/....|      745 |        5 |       37 |      182 |      169 |      104 |       82 |       11 |      157 |      452
 1979 ......|      800 |        1 |       46 |      200 |      176 |      101 |       81 |       14 |      181 |      507
 1980 ......|      996 |        3 |       59 |      195 |      265 |      140 |      109 |       17 |      208 |      471
 1981 ......|    1,220 |        3 |       79 |      338 |      289 |      155 |       87 |       15 |      254 |      503
 1982 ......|    1,356 |        3 |       84 |      292 |      261 |      194 |      168 |       22 |      332 |      552
 1983 ......|    1,415 |       15 |       81 |      236 |      346 |      128 |      157 |       14 |      438 |      490
 1984 2/....|    1,393 |       14 |       77 |      199 |      398 |       99 |      194 |        5 |      407 |      530
 1985 2/....|    1,296 |       14 |       51 |      198 |      384 |      111 |      204 |       14 |      320 |      470
 1986 2/....|    1,535 |       16 |       73 |      253 |      472 |      112 |      208 |       24 |      377 |      488
 1987 2/....|    1,623 |       15 |       64 |      235 |      541 |      113 |      206 |       21 |      428 |      472
 1988 ......|    1,599 |       14 |       51 |      247 |      577 |      120 |      230 |       16 |      344 |      423
 1989 ......|    1,642 |       30 |       27 |      242 |      669 |      144 |      232 |       18 |      280 |      515
 1990 ......|    1,760 |       63 |       28 |      195 |      675 |      239 |      279 |       15 |      266 |      519
 1991 ......|    1,743 |       59 |       46 |      271 |      634 |      156 |      272 |       18 |      287 |      606
 1992 ......|    2,027 |       33 |       62 |      365 |      709 |      193 |      341 |       16 |      308 |      658
 1993 ......|    1,892 |       29 |       57 |      411 |      622 |      178 |      267 |       21 |      307 |      741
 1994 ......|    1,783 |       31 |       67 |      360 |      612 |      184 |      222 |       20 |      287 |    1,149
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|       47 |        0 |        3 |       27 |        5 |        2 |        3 |        2 |        5 |      898
 1978 1/....|       67 |        0 |        4 |       33 |        5 |        8 |        2 |        2 |       14 |      981
 1979 ......|       86 |        0 |        5 |       39 |        4 |       13 |        1 |        1 |       23 |    1,064
 1980 ......|       86 |        0 |        4 |       23 |       15 |       20 |        2 |        1 |       21 |    1,419
 1981 ......|      136 |        0 |        8 |       52 |       21 |       18 |        4 |        3 |       30 |    1,658
 1982 ......|      165 |        0 |       12 |       40 |       27 |       26 |       11 |        3 |       46 |    1,788
 1983 ......|      211 |        0 |       13 |       48 |       45 |       28 |       11 |        4 |       62 |    1,858
 1984 2/....|      191 |        0 |       13 |       43 |       47 |       21 |       13 |        2 |       52 |    1,953
 1985 2/....|      200 |        0 |       12 |       51 |       49 |       25 |       13 |        4 |       46 |    2,019
 1986 2/....|      225 |        0 |       21 |       57 |       58 |       15 |       16 |        4 |       54 |    2,050
 1987 2/....|      241 |        2 |       20 |       52 |       71 |       20 |       22 |        3 |       51 |    2,172
 1988 ......|      282 |        2 |       17 |       82 |       81 |       24 |       23 |        2 |       51 |    1,954
 1989 ......|      234 |        0 |        7 |       51 |       70 |       48 |       17 |        6 |       35 |    1,969
 1990 ......|      269 |        1 |       10 |       61 |       82 |       49 |       21 |        5 |       40 |    2,147
 1991 ......|      298 |        8 |        9 |       69 |       98 |       45 |       19 |        2 |       48 |    2,756
 1992 ......|      383 |        4 |       11 |      104 |      118 |       63 |       22 |        3 |       58 |    2,949
 1993 ......|      391 |        6 |       14 |       95 |      125 |       52 |       26 |        2 |       71 |    3,692
 1994 ......|      405 |        2 |       11 |      126 |      111 |       51 |       29 |        4 |       71 |    4,227
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1/  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS WERE NOT SURVEYED AND SEX DATA WERE
    NOT REQUESTED IN 1978; TOTALS REPRESENT ESTIMATES BASED ON 1977 AND 1979
    DATA.
2/  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS WERE SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS FROM
    1984 THROUGH 1987.  DATA SHOWN HERE ARE THEREFORE SUBJECT TO SAMPLING
    ERROR.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
KEY:      NA = NOT AVAILABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING