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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE B-61.  FULL-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 .............|  76,962 |  78,110 |  80,125 |  83,129 |  86,602 |  92,071 |  94,944 |  96,262
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  71,380 |  72,378 |  74,305 |  76,984 |  79,717 |  84,715 |  85,973 |  86,010
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  53,701 |  54,718 |  56,327 |  58,748 |  60,798 |  64,784 |  66,090 |  66,477
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   7,918 |   7,953 |   8,157 |   8,213 |   8,357 |   8,453 |   8,377 |   8,295
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     224 |     235 |     268 |     272 |     281 |     305 |     296 |     380
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   4,340 |   4,276 |   4,332 |   4,425 |   4,562 |   4,546 |   4,572 |   4,558
   PHYSICS ...............................|   3,311 |   3,420 |   3,556 |   3,515 |   3,513 |   3,602 |   3,509 |   3,357
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      43 |      22 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,789 |   1,803 |   1,822 |   1,866 |   1,962 |   2,056 |   2,166 |   2,262
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      18 |      14 |      11 |      11 |       8 |       9 |       8 |      10
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,338 |   1,294 |   1,248 |   1,232 |   1,228 |   1,248 |   1,273 |   1,293
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     256 |     221 |     294 |     352 |     359 |     388 |     406 |     468
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     177 |     274 |     269 |     271 |     367 |     411 |     479 |     491
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,924 |   3,023 |   3,008 |   2,856 |   2,998 |   3,088 |   3,131 |   3,126
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   4,962 |   4,800 |   5,097 |   5,403 |   4,963 |   5,564 |   5,444 |   5,190
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     376 |     402 |     408 |     469 |     490 |     465 |     425 |     441
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  10,082 |  10,393 |  10,777 |  11,091 |  11,716 |  12,176 |  12,659 |  13,266
   ANATOMY ...............................|     322 |     315 |     308 |     261 |     272 |     278 |     257 |     275
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   1,447 |   1,462 |   1,535 |   1,528 |   1,579 |   1,627 |   1,685 |   1,581
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   2,423 |   2,567 |   2,651 |   2,640 |   2,650 |   2,695 |   2,660 |   2,698
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     539 |     537 |     498 |     515 |     541 |     516 |     662 |     724
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     230 |     247 |     271 |     281 |     305 |     328 |     346 |     372
   BOTANY ................................|     138 |     145 |     138 |     124 |     131 |     110 |     127 |     114
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     884 |     898 |     974 |   1,105 |   1,198 |   1,241 |   1,253 |   1,524
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      50 |      50 |      73 |      57 |      93 |      90 |      93 |     107
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      67 |      61 |      65 |      66 |      67 |      66 |      61 |      70
   GENETICS ..............................|     302 |     331 |     362 |     343 |     392 |     453 |     586 |     564
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     997 |   1,056 |   1,108 |   1,114 |   1,216 |   1,250 |   1,317 |   1,364
   NUTRITION .............................|     573 |     531 |     468 |     454 |     455 |     488 |     523 |     573
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     291 |     297 |     313 |     328 |     324 |     348 |     443 |     483
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     592 |     610 |     695 |     685 |     732 |     746 |     741 |     815
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     677 |     687 |     658 |     709 |     775 |     761 |     777 |     824
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      92 |      94 |     113 |     116 |     133 |     117 |     121 |     131
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     458 |     505 |     547 |     765 |     853 |   1,062 |   1,007 |   1,047
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  10,935 |  11,191 |  11,981 |  12,774 |  13,647 |  14,754 |  15,406 |  15,394
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  14,715 |  15,153 |  15,077 |  16,076 |  16,665 |  18,228 |  18,482 |  18,503
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      78 |     108 |     111 |     115 |     115 |     118 |     112 |     115
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,270 |   1,315 |   1,339 |   1,487 |   1,540 |   1,660 |   1,566 |   1,701
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   3,272 |   3,347 |   3,374 |   3,445 |   3,565 |   3,686 |   3,530 |   3,607
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     156 |     168 |     166 |     169 |     170 |     275 |     291 |     255
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     843 |     884 |     817 |     829 |     828 |     745 |     779 |     795
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   5,651 |   5,672 |   5,737 |   6,293 |   6,651 |   7,509 |   7,959 |   7,801
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,329 |   1,405 |   1,441 |   1,516 |   1,554 |   1,786 |   1,807 |   1,824
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     139 |     130 |     158 |     174 |     156 |     147 |      95 |     115
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,977 |   2,124 |   1,934 |   2,048 |   2,086 |   2,302 |   2,343 |   2,290
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  17,679 |  17,660 |  17,978 |  18,236 |  18,919 |  19,931 |  19,883 |  19,533
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     565 |     601 |     647 |     670 |     705 |     701 |     692 |     703
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      48 |      45 |      50 |      48 |      40 |      41 |      48 |      55
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     482 |     521 |     610 |     711 |     785 |     853 |     882 |     945
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,726 |   1,632 |   1,576 |   1,559 |   1,598 |   1,604 |   1,645 |   1,660
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   2,184 |   2,162 |   2,349 |   2,373 |   2,597 |   2,870 |   2,892 |   2,922
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,485 |   5,563 |   5,735 |   5,645 |   5,795 |   6,190 |   5,977 |   6,006
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     747 |     801 |     739 |     734 |     711 |     684 |     679 |     656
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,042 |   1,057 |   1,077 |   1,117 |   1,099 |   1,310 |   1,322 |   1,276
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,740 |   2,756 |   2,777 |   2,903 |   3,037 |   3,087 |   3,094 |   2,960
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,226 |   1,284 |   1,290 |   1,309 |   1,249 |   1,236 |   1,239 |   1,129
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     203 |     205 |     206 |     194 |     181 |     195 |     200 |     171
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,231 |   1,033 |     922 |     973 |   1,122 |   1,160 |   1,213 |   1,050
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   5,582 |   5,732 |   5,820 |   6,145 |   6,885 |   7,356 |   8,971 |  10,252
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     327 |     444 |     490 |     502 |     715 |     804 |     932 |   1,016
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     205 |     209 |     205 |     172 |     192 |     242 |     235 |     235
 NURSING .................................|   1,193 |   1,169 |   1,122 |   1,262 |   1,355 |   1,216 |   1,300 |   1,488
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     292 |     319 |     313 |     347 |     390 |     252 |     245 |     269
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,223 |   1,227 |   1,189 |   1,153 |   1,141 |   1,321 |   1,508 |   1,666
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     671 |     700 |     804 |     679 |     789 |     915 |   1,251 |   1,266
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      82 |      89 |      83 |      71 |      65 |      54 |      71 |      68
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,589 |   1,575 |   1,614 |   1,959 |   2,238 |   2,552 |   3,429 |   4,244
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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