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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 9: by Institutional Highest Degree Granted


 TABLE D-2.  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 ......|   33,563 |   28,474 |    1,345 |    1,239 |    2,042 |      961 |      496 |    4,547 |    7,473 |   10,371
 1976 ......|   35,023 |   29,145 |    1,382 |    1,185 |    1,875 |      975 |      544 |    4,863 |    7,689 |   10,632
 1977 ......|   39,530 |   32,316 |    1,556 |    1,224 |    1,761 |    1,129 |      571 |    4,955 |    9,123 |   11,997
 1978 1/....|   41,432 |   33,315 |    1,556 |    1,208 |    1,669 |    1,516 |      644 |    5,040 |    9,748 |   11,935
 1979 ......|   43,334 |   34,313 |    1,556 |    1,191 |    1,577 |    1,903 |      716 |    5,124 |   10,373 |   11,873
 1980 ......|   43,345 |   33,528 |    1,439 |    1,373 |    1,548 |    2,050 |      649 |    4,855 |    9,967 |   11,647
 1981 ......|   44,689 |   33,890 |    1,416 |    1,269 |    1,736 |    3,076 |      699 |    4,683 |   10,063 |   10,948
 1982 ......|   45,685 |   33,750 |    1,516 |    1,317 |    2,268 |    4,170 |      690 |    4,227 |    9,403 |   10,159
 1983 ......|   47,098 |   34,890 |    1,536 |    1,177 |    2,379 |    5,121 |      722 |    4,334 |   10,049 |    9,572
 1984 2/....|   48,796 |   36,070 |    1,524 |    1,253 |    2,322 |    4,873 |      676 |    4,138 |   10,315 |   10,969
 1985 2/....|   48,767 |   35,703 |    1,538 |    1,272 |    2,213 |    5,588 |      687 |    3,967 |   10,057 |   10,381
 1986 2/....|   49,430 |   35,695 |    1,646 |    1,130 |    2,182 |    5,900 |      643 |    3,757 |   10,088 |   10,349
 1987 2/....|   49,929 |   35,390 |    1,585 |    1,114 |    2,185 |    5,812 |      648 |    3,629 |   10,412 |   10,005
 1988 ......|   47,638 |   34,048 |    1,537 |    1,083 |    2,111 |    5,556 |      682 |    3,453 |   10,426 |    9,200
 1989 ......|   50,359 |   36,036 |    1,642 |    1,049 |    2,267 |    5,722 |      666 |    3,655 |   11,308 |    9,727
 1990 ......|   54,609 |   38,774 |    1,611 |    1,132 |    2,388 |    6,272 |      709 |    3,672 |   12,447 |   10,543
 1991 ......|   58,378 |   40,974 |    1,769 |    1,322 |    2,254 |    6,387 |      710 |    3,726 |   13,676 |   11,130
 1992 ......|   62,073 |   43,207 |    1,712 |    1,580 |    2,278 |    6,718 |      698 |    4,015 |   14,434 |   11,772
 1993 ......|   65,158 |   45,083 |    1,795 |    1,761 |    2,364 |    6,307 |      774 |    4,471 |   15,279 |   12,332
 1994 ......|   65,146 |   44,467 |    1,740 |    1,822 |    2,244 |    5,484 |      839 |    4,598 |   15,231 |   12,509
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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 ......|   24,511 |   20,136 |    1,205 |      965 |    1,114 |      902 |      487 |    3,112 |    4,357 |    7,994
 1978 1/....|   24,972 |   20,258 |    1,165 |      947 |    1,034 |    1,201 |      561 |    3,106 |    4,631 |    7,614
 1979 ......|   25,432 |   20,379 |    1,125 |      928 |      954 |    1,499 |      635 |    3,100 |    4,904 |    7,234
 1980 ......|   25,041 |   19,485 |    1,089 |    1,028 |      994 |    1,495 |      576 |    2,811 |    4,412 |    7,080
 1981 ......|   24,403 |   18,446 |    1,007 |      932 |    1,039 |    2,178 |      571 |    2,555 |    3,878 |    6,286
 1982 ......|   25,075 |   18,494 |    1,068 |      977 |    1,337 |    2,817 |      565 |    2,179 |    3,507 |    6,044
 1983 ......|   24,939 |   18,526 |    1,097 |      857 |    1,446 |    3,468 |      541 |    2,208 |    3,356 |    5,553
 1984 2/....|   25,275 |   18,853 |    1,076 |      896 |    1,402 |    3,414 |      486 |    2,040 |    3,336 |    6,203
 1985 2/....|   25,448 |   19,019 |    1,070 |      921 |    1,316 |    4,113 |      505 |    1,958 |    3,240 |    5,896
 1986 2/....|   25,747 |   18,671 |    1,170 |      803 |    1,339 |    4,119 |      469 |    1,810 |    3,241 |    5,720
 1987 2/....|   26,021 |   18,602 |    1,110 |      785 |    1,381 |    4,134 |      451 |    1,805 |    3,454 |    5,482
 1988 ......|   24,068 |   17,374 |    1,056 |      719 |    1,314 |    3,925 |      458 |    1,673 |    3,217 |    5,012
 1989 ......|   25,642 |   18,298 |    1,187 |      691 |    1,422 |    4,100 |      453 |    1,763 |    3,372 |    5,310
 1990 ......|   27,585 |   19,409 |    1,149 |      750 |    1,507 |    4,549 |      486 |    1,725 |    3,590 |    5,653
 1991 ......|   28,957 |   20,268 |    1,254 |      853 |    1,427 |    4,609 |      473 |    1,709 |    3,838 |    6,105
 1992 ......|   30,080 |   20,949 |    1,161 |      990 |    1,411 |    4,869 |      455 |    1,835 |    4,024 |    6,204
 1993 ......|   30,084 |   21,166 |    1,178 |    1,125 |    1,366 |    4,648 |      463 |    2,004 |    4,047 |    6,335
 1994 ......|   29,456 |   20,460 |    1,129 |    1,149 |    1,290 |    4,037 |      494 |    2,001 |    4,057 |    6,303
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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 ......|   15,019 |   12,180 |      351 |      259 |      647 |      227 |       84 |    1,843 |    4,766 |    4,003
 1978 1/....|   16,461 |   13,057 |      391 |      261 |      635 |      316 |       83 |    1,934 |    5,118 |    4,321
 1979 ......|   17,902 |   13,934 |      431 |      263 |      623 |      404 |       81 |    2,024 |    5,469 |    4,639
 1980 ......|   18,304 |   14,043 |      350 |      345 |      554 |      555 |       73 |    2,044 |    5,555 |    4,567
 1981 ......|   20,286 |   15,444 |      409 |      337 |      697 |      898 |      128 |    2,128 |    6,185 |    4,662
 1982 ......|   20,610 |   15,256 |      448 |      340 |      931 |    1,353 |      125 |    2,048 |    5,896 |    4,115
 1983 ......|   22,159 |   16,364 |      439 |      320 |      933 |    1,653 |      181 |    2,126 |    6,693 |    4,019
 1984 2/....|   23,521 |   17,217 |      448 |      357 |      920 |    1,459 |      190 |    2,098 |    6,979 |    4,766
 1985 2/....|   23,319 |   16,684 |      468 |      351 |      897 |    1,475 |      182 |    2,009 |    6,817 |    4,485
 1986 2/....|   23,683 |   17,024 |      476 |      327 |      843 |    1,781 |      174 |    1,947 |    6,847 |    4,629
 1987 2/....|   23,908 |   16,788 |      475 |      329 |      804 |    1,678 |      197 |    1,824 |    6,958 |    4,523
 1988 ......|   23,570 |   16,674 |      481 |      364 |      797 |    1,631 |      224 |    1,780 |    7,209 |    4,188
 1989 ......|   24,717 |   17,738 |      455 |      358 |      845 |    1,622 |      213 |    1,892 |    7,936 |    4,417
 1990 ......|   27,024 |   19,365 |      462 |      382 |      881 |    1,723 |      223 |    1,947 |    8,857 |    4,890
 1991 ......|   29,421 |   20,706 |      515 |      469 |      827 |    1,778 |      237 |    2,017 |    9,838 |    5,025
 1992 ......|   31,993 |   22,258 |      551 |      590 |      867 |    1,849 |      243 |    2,180 |   10,410 |    5,568
 1993 ......|   35,074 |   23,917 |      617 |      636 |      998 |    1,659 |      311 |    2,467 |   11,232 |    5,997
 1994 ......|   35,690 |   24,007 |      611 |      673 |      954 |    1,447 |      345 |    2,597 |   11,174 |    6,206
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            |                                           ENGINEERING                                            |
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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 ......|    2,593 |       34 |      118 |      532 |      364 |      491 |      328 |       39 |      687 |    2,496
 1976 ......|    2,779 |       28 |      135 |      581 |      384 |      449 |      296 |       42 |      864 |    3,099
 1977 ......|    3,534 |       22 |      130 |      765 |      716 |      524 |      407 |       68 |      902 |    3,680
 1978 1/....|    3,942 |       14 |      158 |      798 |      745 |      531 |      515 |       84 |    1,100 |    4,176
 1979 ......|    4,349 |        5 |      185 |      830 |      773 |      537 |      622 |      100 |    1,297 |    4,672
 1980 ......|    4,647 |        7 |      247 |      901 |      949 |      694 |      654 |       71 |    1,124 |    5,170
 1981 ......|    5,406 |        7 |      273 |    1,131 |    1,054 |      757 |      631 |       61 |    1,492 |    5,393
 1982 ......|    5,737 |        8 |      295 |      930 |    1,218 |      777 |      632 |       68 |    1,809 |    6,198
 1983 ......|    5,766 |       32 |      252 |      856 |    1,337 |      679 |      707 |       74 |    1,829 |    6,442
 1984 2/....|    5,709 |       32 |      211 |      766 |    1,381 |      611 |      805 |       64 |    1,839 |    7,017
 1985 2/....|    5,770 |       32 |      163 |      734 |    1,455 |      679 |      816 |       84 |    1,807 |    7,294
 1986 2/....|    6,409 |       33 |      178 |      859 |    1,807 |      720 |    1,026 |      101 |    1,685 |    7,326
 1987 2/....|    6,882 |       35 |      177 |    1,132 |    1,981 |      791 |    1,073 |       94 |    1,599 |    7,657
 1988 ......|    6,216 |       37 |      134 |      975 |    1,935 |      719 |    1,043 |       80 |    1,293 |    7,374
 1989 ......|    6,643 |       67 |      104 |      893 |    2,592 |      895 |    1,090 |       84 |      918 |    7,680
 1990 ......|    7,806 |       91 |      136 |    1,027 |    3,077 |    1,137 |    1,210 |      105 |    1,023 |    8,029
 1991 ......|    8,297 |       67 |      152 |    1,283 |    3,179 |    1,195 |    1,115 |      125 |    1,181 |    9,107
 1992 ......|    8,865 |       37 |      171 |    1,605 |    3,436 |    1,194 |    1,178 |      159 |    1,085 |   10,001
 1993 ......|    8,427 |       35 |      158 |    1,638 |    3,136 |    1,158 |    1,073 |      147 |    1,082 |   11,648
 1994 ......|    7,817 |       62 |      139 |    1,581 |    2,874 |    1,112 |      919 |      120 |    1,010 |   12,862
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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 ......|    3,307 |       22 |      123 |      680 |      695 |      475 |      397 |       58 |      857 |    1,068
 1978 1/....|    3,601 |       14 |      142 |      685 |      724 |      471 |      499 |       72 |      996 |    1,113
 1979 ......|    3,895 |        5 |      161 |      690 |      752 |      467 |      601 |       85 |    1,134 |    1,158
 1980 ......|    4,292 |        7 |      222 |      789 |      920 |      607 |      628 |       65 |    1,054 |    1,264
 1981 ......|    4,858 |        7 |      235 |    1,028 |      989 |      649 |      601 |       53 |    1,296 |    1,099
 1982 ......|    5,130 |        8 |      258 |      843 |    1,126 |      663 |      602 |       60 |    1,570 |    1,451
 1983 ......|    5,145 |       31 |      213 |      759 |    1,198 |      603 |      676 |       66 |    1,599 |    1,268
 1984 2/....|    5,069 |       31 |      179 |      667 |    1,232 |      525 |      761 |       58 |    1,616 |    1,353
 1985 2/....|    5,048 |       31 |      133 |      614 |    1,306 |      567 |      755 |       67 |    1,575 |    1,381
 1986 2/....|    5,604 |       32 |      144 |      728 |    1,607 |      612 |      941 |       83 |    1,457 |    1,472
 1987 2/....|    5,953 |       32 |      141 |      934 |    1,753 |      673 |      968 |       81 |    1,371 |    1,466
 1988 ......|    5,381 |       34 |      101 |      774 |    1,700 |      633 |      939 |       68 |    1,132 |    1,313
 1989 ......|    5,806 |       63 |       84 |      730 |    2,280 |      771 |      993 |       67 |      818 |    1,538
 1990 ......|    6,708 |       88 |      104 |      799 |    2,684 |      967 |    1,103 |       84 |      879 |    1,468
 1991 ......|    7,091 |       59 |      121 |    1,000 |    2,782 |    1,005 |    1,022 |      107 |      995 |    1,598
 1992 ......|    7,499 |       33 |      141 |    1,268 |    2,969 |      968 |    1,072 |      138 |      910 |    1,632
 1993 ......|    7,086 |       29 |      130 |    1,294 |    2,676 |      966 |      977 |      126 |      888 |    1,832
 1994 ......|    6,580 |       55 |      117 |    1,242 |    2,488 |      914 |      826 |      100 |      838 |    2,416
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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 ......|      227 |        0 |        7 |       85 |       21 |       49 |       10 |       10 |       45 |    2,612
 1978 1/....|      341 |        0 |       16 |      113 |       21 |       60 |       16 |       13 |      104 |    3,063
 1979 ......|      454 |        0 |       24 |      140 |       21 |       70 |       21 |       15 |      163 |    3,514
 1980 ......|      355 |        0 |       25 |      112 |       29 |       87 |       26 |        6 |       70 |    3,906
 1981 ......|      548 |        0 |       38 |      103 |       65 |      108 |       30 |        8 |      196 |    4,294
 1982 ......|      607 |        0 |       37 |       87 |       92 |      114 |       30 |        8 |      239 |    4,747
 1983 ......|      621 |        1 |       39 |       97 |      139 |       76 |       31 |        8 |      230 |    5,174
 1984 2/....|      640 |        1 |       32 |       99 |      149 |       86 |       44 |        6 |      223 |    5,664
 1985 2/....|      722 |        1 |       30 |      120 |      149 |      112 |       61 |       17 |      232 |    5,913
 1986 2/....|      805 |        1 |       34 |      131 |      200 |      108 |       85 |       18 |      228 |    5,854
 1987 2/....|      929 |        3 |       36 |      198 |      228 |      118 |      105 |       13 |      228 |    6,191
 1988 ......|      835 |        3 |       33 |      201 |      235 |       86 |      104 |       12 |      161 |    6,061
 1989 ......|      837 |        4 |       20 |      163 |      312 |      124 |       97 |       17 |      100 |    6,142
 1990 ......|    1,098 |        3 |       32 |      228 |      393 |      170 |      107 |       21 |      144 |    6,561
 1991 ......|    1,206 |        8 |       31 |      283 |      397 |      190 |       93 |       18 |      186 |    7,509
 1992 ......|    1,366 |        4 |       30 |      337 |      467 |      226 |      106 |       21 |      175 |    8,369
 1993 ......|    1,341 |        6 |       28 |      344 |      460 |      192 |       96 |       21 |      194 |    9,816
 1994 ......|    1,237 |        7 |       22 |      339 |      386 |      198 |       93 |       20 |      172 |   10,446
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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