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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 9: by Institutional Highest Degree Granted


 TABLE D-9.  FULL-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 .............|  17,548 |  16,307 |  16,840 |  18,364 |  20,141 |  21,908 |  23,094 |  24,005
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  14,904 |  13,930 |  14,356 |  15,698 |  16,779 |  18,301 |  18,661 |  18,629
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  13,040 |  12,049 |  12,480 |  13,669 |  14,738 |  15,891 |  16,378 |  16,441
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     692 |     707 |     746 |     670 |     712 |     640 |     706 |     733
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     476 |     474 |     462 |     403 |     413 |     363 |     418 |     412
   PHYSICS ...............................|     182 |     212 |     256 |     246 |     273 |     260 |     244 |     254
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      34 |      21 |      28 |      21 |      26 |      17 |      44 |      67
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     446 |     446 |     396 |     408 |     473 |     534 |     601 |     617
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       2 |       4 |       7 |       0 |       2 |       1 |       2 |      12
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     255 |     241 |     187 |     199 |     166 |     192 |     181 |     182
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      48 |      53 |      47 |      47 |      60 |      72 |      47 |      70
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     141 |     148 |     155 |     162 |     245 |     269 |     371 |     353
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     692 |     686 |     649 |     647 |     682 |     719 |     750 |     782
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,700 |   1,485 |   1,487 |   1,905 |   1,764 |   1,848 |   1,653 |   1,394
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     364 |     391 |     380 |     387 |     439 |     366 |     441 |     449
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   1,479 |   1,436 |   1,471 |   1,444 |   1,494 |   1,626 |   1,896 |   1,883
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      20 |      11 |      17 |      17 |      14 |      15 |      37 |      22
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,202 |   1,192 |   1,210 |   1,201 |   1,220 |   1,300 |   1,464 |   1,464
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|      25 |      20 |      12 |      13 |      18 |      22 |       2 |       4
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       4
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      12 |      14 |       7 |       6 |      11 |      21 |      17 |      16
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      41 |      41 |      43 |      42 |      41 |      38 |      50 |      49
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      16 |       7 |       8 |      11 |       7 |      15 |       7 |       7
   NUTRITION .............................|      86 |      81 |      97 |      59 |      58 |      92 |     138 |     152
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      15 |       9 |      15 |      28 |      28 |      27 |      32 |      30
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      12 |      11 |       8 |       6 |      22 |      21 |       4 |       5
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      50 |      50 |      54 |      61 |      75 |      75 |     141 |     130
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   4,359 |   4,279 |   4,620 |   5,188 |   5,817 |   6,533 |   6,668 |   6,863
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   3,308 |   2,619 |   2,731 |   3,020 |   3,357 |   3,625 |   3,663 |   3,720
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      34 |      31 |      27 |      27 |      35 |      36 |      53 |      44
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      83 |      79 |      91 |      90 |     102 |     118 |     110 |     119
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     318 |     272 |     271 |     282 |     331 |     398 |     362 |     323
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     256 |     274 |     267 |     234 |     257 |     256 |     295 |     323
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      58 |      62 |      59 |      34 |      39 |      76 |      91 |      98
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,314 |   1,194 |   1,275 |   1,476 |   1,615 |   1,656 |   1,622 |   1,602
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     310 |     268 |     284 |     312 |     370 |     421 |     469 |     446
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      33 |      28 |      26 |      38 |      41 |      39 |      26 |      49
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     902 |     411 |     431 |     527 |     567 |     625 |     635 |     716
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   1,864 |   1,881 |   1,876 |   2,029 |   2,041 |   2,410 |   2,283 |   2,188
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      17 |      16 |      30 |      64 |      67 |      37 |      35 |      33
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      40 |      53 |      39 |      37 |      25 |      29 |      35 |      46
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      84 |      68 |      34 |      38 |      55 |      73 |      71 |      78
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     287 |     329 |     293 |     256 |     340 |     469 |     506 |     486
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     612 |     658 |     739 |     757 |     732 |     827 |     747 |     723
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      17 |      13 |      10 |      11 |       7 |       7 |       2 |       4
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     133 |     144 |     192 |     288 |     201 |     256 |     230 |     235
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     228 |     253 |     249 |     300 |     291 |     363 |     293 |     251
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      24 |      18 |      24 |      20 |      20 |      19 |      23 |      24
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     422 |     329 |     266 |     258 |     303 |     330 |     341 |     308
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,644 |   2,377 |   2,484 |   2,666 |   3,362 |   3,607 |   4,433 |   5,376
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      45 |     114 |     127 |     109 |     129 |     165 |     169 |     251
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|     545 |     623 |     606 |     595 |     814 |     806 |     911 |   1,159
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      58 |      52 |      43 |      65 |      62 |      54 |     109 |     106
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,088 |     923 |   1,087 |   1,199 |   1,504 |   1,581 |   1,983 |   2,193
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      17 |      17 |      19 |      11 |      11 |      11 |      20 |      17
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     890 |     647 |     602 |     687 |     842 |     990 |   1,238 |   1,650
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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