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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


TABLE B-106.  PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
              FIELDS IN PRIVATE 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 .............|  55,498 |  53,918 |  51,895 |  52,321 |  54,482 |  55,812 |  56,762 |  55,063
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  48,310 |  46,661 |  44,306 |  44,214 |  45,932 |  46,347 |  46,778 |  44,914
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  30,228 |  29,770 |  28,967 |  29,061 |  30,543 |  31,079 |  32,158 |  31,143
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,251 |   1,215 |   1,224 |   1,136 |   1,188 |   1,209 |   1,168 |   1,042
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       3 |       1 |       5 |       2 |       2 |       3 |       5 |       2
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     837 |     805 |     851 |     870 |     865 |     957 |     910 |     820
   PHYSICS ...............................|     383 |     391 |     348 |     244 |     287 |     237 |     242 |     187
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      28 |      18 |      20 |      20 |      34 |      12 |      11 |      33
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     477 |     454 |     483 |     527 |     590 |     608 |     562 |     591
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      42 |      39 |      18 |      17 |      12 |      16 |      10 |       9
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     172 |     158 |     187 |     159 |     132 |     140 |     128 |     121
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      62 |      55 |      63 |      62 |      74 |      66 |      71 |      91
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     201 |     202 |     215 |     289 |     372 |     386 |     353 |     370
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,467 |   1,417 |   1,417 |   1,424 |   1,370 |   1,369 |   1,233 |   1,261
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   8,766 |   8,836 |   8,264 |   8,688 |   8,780 |   9,031 |   9,139 |   8,056
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      34 |      37 |      16 |      17 |      30 |      30 |      59 |     121
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   2,088 |   1,889 |   1,931 |   2,105 |   2,111 |   2,253 |   2,414 |   2,395
   ANATOMY ...............................|      32 |      27 |      20 |      24 |      14 |      10 |      10 |       8
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      75 |      57 |      74 |      47 |      77 |      94 |     127 |     135
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     975 |     791 |     782 |     895 |     799 |     866 |     896 |     825
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     164 |     175 |     207 |     274 |     265 |     287 |     268 |     254
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       5 |       2 |       2 |       5 |       5 |       6 |       8 |       7
   BOTANY ................................|      19 |      17 |      26 |      45 |      41 |      20 |      14 |       8
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      17 |       3 |       0 |       8 |      24 |      28 |      32 |      34
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      28 |      33 |      37 |      49 |      55 |      88 |      83 |      72
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       1 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      64 |      49 |      67 |      67 |      70 |      53 |      52 |      52
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     105 |      99 |      95 |     118 |     142 |     166 |     169 |     153
   NUTRITION .............................|     256 |     260 |     286 |     253 |     245 |     221 |     342 |     443
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     124 |     133 |     106 |      98 |     109 |     101 |     120 |     145
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      51 |      40 |      30 |      34 |      28 |      26 |      33 |      36
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      48 |      57 |      33 |      29 |      27 |      30 |      36 |      33
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      27 |      25 |      14 |      18 |      22 |      25 |      23 |      10
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      98 |     120 |     151 |     139 |     186 |     232 |     201 |     180
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   7,010 |   7,261 |   7,307 |   7,760 |   9,213 |   9,203 |   9,704 |   9,807
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   9,135 |   8,661 |   8,325 |   7,404 |   7,261 |   7,376 |   7,879 |   7,870
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     363 |     336 |     312 |     255 |     226 |     258 |     338 |     318
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   1,118 |   1,037 |   1,055 |     922 |     767 |     819 |     916 |     897
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      31 |      27 |      20 |      18 |      29 |      28 |      35 |      78
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     244 |     172 |     212 |     181 |     215 |      90 |      81 |      83
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   5,549 |   5,114 |   4,973 |   4,257 |   4,299 |   4,417 |   4,615 |   4,620
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     449 |     392 |     382 |     376 |     358 |     345 |     451 |     418
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     229 |     183 |     151 |     165 |     128 |     142 |     102 |      76
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,151 |   1,400 |   1,220 |   1,230 |   1,239 |   1,277 |   1,341 |   1,380
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  18,082 |  16,891 |  15,339 |  15,153 |  15,389 |  15,268 |  14,620 |  13,771
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     224 |     282 |     274 |     282 |     174 |     136 |     122 |      95
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     151 |     130 |     101 |     141 |     137 |     149 |     154 |     164
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     578 |     429 |     365 |     331 |     363 |     380 |     339 |     329
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,418 |   1,432 |   1,265 |   1,481 |   1,665 |   1,950 |   1,948 |   2,071
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   6,852 |   7,122 |   7,154 |   6,935 |   6,912 |   6,660 |   6,271 |   5,653
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     319 |     315 |      81 |      60 |      76 |      64 |      69 |      65
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   5,005 |   4,028 |   3,026 |   2,937 |   3,169 |   3,108 |   3,033 |   2,767
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,395 |   2,280 |   2,298 |   2,151 |   1,924 |   1,894 |   1,894 |   1,794
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     460 |     415 |     434 |     438 |     450 |     507 |     383 |     395
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       1 |       6 |      10 |      11 |       8 |      10 |      12 |      13
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     679 |     452 |     331 |     386 |     511 |     410 |     395 |     425
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   7,188 |   7,257 |   7,589 |   8,107 |   8,550 |   9,465 |   9,984 |  10,149
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     170 |     129 |      98 |     115 |     181 |     284 |     295 |     348
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      43 |      43 |      54 |      38 |      33 |      39 |      38 |      45
 NURSING .................................|   3,373 |   3,239 |   3,589 |   3,933 |   3,948 |   4,308 |   4,387 |   4,336
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     435 |     345 |     344 |     324 |     335 |     294 |     277 |     297
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,517 |   1,546 |   1,487 |   1,373 |   1,355 |   1,337 |   1,608 |   1,864
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     384 |     371 |     409 |     513 |     521 |     649 |     689 |     784
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       3 |       0 |       0 |       8 |       8 |       8 |       4 |       0
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,263 |   1,584 |   1,608 |   1,803 |   2,169 |   2,546 |   2,686 |   2,475
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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