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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE B-66.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS IN PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND TYPE OF MAJOR SUPPORT: 1987-94

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    FIELD AND TYPE OF MAJOR SUPPORT     | 1987 1/ |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS:             |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................| 194,133 | 197,109 | 202,644 | 209,781 | 220,504 | 230,702 | 235,040 | 235,707
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|  12,132 |  12,250 |  13,065 |  14,218 |  14,601 |  15,898 |  16,279 |  16,129
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   8,106 |   8,154 |   7,941 |   8,215 |   8,355 |   8,687 |   8,370 |   8,405
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  53,278 |  56,893 |  60,534 |  62,114 |  65,829 |  67,849 |  69,865 |  71,467
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  50,595 |  50,870 |  51,804 |  52,411 |  52,664 |  52,953 |  54,344 |  54,426
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  70,022 |  68,942 |  69,300 |  72,823 |  79,055 |  85,315 |  86,182 |  85,280
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING:         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................| 175,854 | 178,311 | 182,655 | 188,510 | 197,542 | 205,981 | 208,377 | 206,952
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|  10,902 |  11,062 |  11,738 |  12,887 |  13,279 |  14,471 |  14,733 |  14,548
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   4,324 |   4,335 |   4,283 |   4,262 |   4,616 |   4,575 |   4,546 |   4,389
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  50,992 |  54,399 |  57,724 |  59,153 |  62,426 |  64,453 |  66,563 |  67,872
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  48,549 |  48,914 |  49,732 |  50,266 |  50,475 |  50,728 |  52,131 |  51,960
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  61,087 |  59,601 |  59,178 |  61,942 |  66,746 |  71,754 |  70,404 |  68,183
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SCIENCES, TOTAL:                        |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................| 131,602 | 132,965 | 136,252 | 140,760 | 145,413 | 151,479 | 154,446 | 154,838
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   8,427 |   8,620 |   9,098 |   9,984 |  10,210 |  10,995 |  11,186 |  11,079
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   3,883 |   3,947 |   3,878 |   3,820 |   4,128 |   4,059 |   4,024 |   3,892
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  35,433 |  37,499 |  39,819 |  40,519 |  42,263 |  43,688 |  45,505 |  46,854
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  40,051 |  40,379 |  41,170 |  41,846 |  41,926 |  42,445 |  43,674 |  43,688
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  43,808 |  42,520 |  42,287 |  44,591 |  46,886 |  50,292 |  50,057 |  49,325
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PHYSICAL SCIENCES:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  20,494 |  20,621 |  21,050 |  21,272 |  21,761 |  22,220 |  22,234 |  21,740
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     871 |     972 |   1,070 |   1,290 |   1,480 |   1,740 |   1,647 |   1,406
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     267 |     220 |     291 |     279 |     415 |     322 |     352 |     271
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   8,066 |   8,372 |   8,583 |   8,428 |   8,418 |   8,536 |   8,595 |   8,673
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   9,087 |   9,026 |   9,124 |   9,200 |   9,243 |   9,313 |   9,490 |   9,329
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,203 |   2,031 |   1,982 |   2,075 |   2,205 |   2,309 |   2,150 |   2,061
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EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES:   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   8,646 |   8,396 |   8,205 |   8,396 |   8,433 |   8,955 |   9,219 |   9,245
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     488 |     530 |     509 |     534 |     607 |     600 |     623 |     541
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     121 |     102 |      63 |      45 |      54 |      92 |     105 |     109
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,791 |   2,998 |   3,198 |   3,261 |   3,450 |   3,673 |   3,721 |   3,856
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,178 |   2,240 |   2,162 |   2,130 |   2,063 |   2,122 |   2,203 |   2,149
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   3,068 |   2,526 |   2,273 |   2,426 |   2,259 |   2,468 |   2,567 |   2,590
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MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES:                  |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  10,120 |  10,490 |  10,675 |  11,011 |  11,260 |  11,593 |  11,402 |  11,078
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     375 |     424 |     519 |     696 |     838 |     857 |     741 |     609
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      59 |      76 |      81 |      65 |      76 |      79 |      95 |      75
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     753 |     842 |     929 |     996 |   1,024 |   1,032 |   1,072 |   1,186
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   6,260 |   6,394 |   6,515 |   6,551 |   6,509 |   6,483 |   6,397 |   6,423
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,673 |   2,754 |   2,631 |   2,703 |   2,813 |   3,142 |   3,097 |   2,785
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COMPUTER SCIENCES:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  10,374 |  10,333 |  10,509 |  11,286 |  11,553 |  11,898 |  11,911 |  11,501
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     419 |     404 |     440 |     499 |     493 |     456 |     401 |     490
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      69 |      66 |      54 |      48 |      41 |      44 |      74 |     120
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,902 |   1,996 |   2,280 |   2,271 |   2,429 |   2,469 |   2,670 |   2,742
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,683 |   2,756 |   2,773 |   2,949 |   2,859 |   2,904 |   2,876 |   2,792
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   5,301 |   5,111 |   4,962 |   5,519 |   5,731 |   6,025 |   5,890 |   5,357
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AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES:                  |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   8,718 |   8,720 |   8,662 |   8,631 |   8,799 |   8,987 |   9,075 |   9,147
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     416 |     378 |     404 |     407 |     363 |     378 |     417 |     407
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     123 |     125 |     100 |      83 |     108 |     114 |     153 |     108
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   4,439 |   4,390 |   4,588 |   4,586 |   4,822 |   5,000 |   5,094 |   5,273
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     698 |     795 |     730 |     766 |     750 |     761 |     855 |     859
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   3,042 |   3,032 |   2,840 |   2,789 |   2,756 |   2,734 |   2,556 |   2,500
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BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES:                    |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  28,153 |  28,816 |  29,571 |  29,854 |  30,984 |  32,222 |  33,864 |  34,683
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   2,545 |   2,488 |   2,639 |   2,656 |   2,587 |   2,879 |   3,022 |   3,397
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   2,080 |   2,141 |   2,155 |   2,181 |   2,287 |   2,155 |   2,123 |   2,120
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  10,342 |  11,237 |  11,957 |  12,412 |  13,185 |  13,758 |  14,741 |  15,211
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   7,294 |   7,228 |   7,429 |   7,329 |   7,391 |   7,532 |   7,867 |   7,942
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   5,892 |   5,722 |   5,391 |   5,276 |   5,534 |   5,898 |   6,111 |   6,013
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PSYCHOLOGY:                             |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  16,321 |  16,927 |  17,367 |  17,872 |  18,638 |  19,552 |  19,508 |  19,631
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     876 |     913 |     881 |     990 |     980 |   1,071 |   1,158 |   1,048
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     673 |     690 |     661 |     631 |     670 |     750 |     657 |     639
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,651 |   3,087 |   3,114 |   3,276 |   3,395 |   3,368 |   3,551 |   3,630
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   4,186 |   4,125 |   4,384 |   4,443 |   4,414 |   4,507 |   4,903 |   4,881
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   7,935 |   8,112 |   8,327 |   8,532 |   9,179 |   9,856 |   9,239 |   9,433
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SOCIAL SCIENCES:                        |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  28,776 |  28,662 |  30,213 |  32,438 |  33,985 |  36,052 |  37,233 |  37,813
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   2,437 |   2,511 |   2,636 |   2,912 |   2,862 |   3,014 |   3,177 |   3,181
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     491 |     527 |     473 |     488 |     477 |     503 |     465 |     450
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   4,489 |   4,577 |   5,170 |   5,289 |   5,540 |   5,852 |   6,061 |   6,283
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   7,665 |   7,815 |   8,053 |   8,478 |   8,697 |   8,823 |   9,083 |   9,313
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  13,694 |  13,232 |  13,881 |  15,271 |  16,409 |  17,860 |  18,447 |  18,586
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ENGINEERING, TOTAL:                     |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  44,252 |  45,346 |  46,403 |  47,750 |  52,129 |  54,502 |  53,931 |  52,114
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   2,475 |   2,442 |   2,640 |   2,903 |   3,069 |   3,476 |   3,547 |   3,469
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     441 |     388 |     405 |     442 |     488 |     516 |     522 |     497
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  15,559 |  16,900 |  17,905 |  18,634 |  20,163 |  20,765 |  21,058 |  21,018
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   8,498 |   8,535 |   8,562 |   8,420 |   8,549 |   8,283 |   8,457 |   8,272
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  17,279 |  17,081 |  16,891 |  17,351 |  19,860 |  21,462 |  20,347 |  18,858
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CHEMICAL ENGINEERING:                   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   3,948 |   3,727 |   3,706 |   3,884 |   4,190 |   4,342 |   4,376 |   4,430
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     376 |     351 |     331 |     405 |     340 |     378 |     367 |     335
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      40 |      26 |      34 |      26 |      35 |      53 |      49 |      42
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,985 |   2,030 |   2,085 |   2,153 |   2,345 |   2,357 |   2,433 |   2,545
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     768 |     709 |     678 |     703 |     747 |     742 |     750 |     724
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     779 |     611 |     578 |     597 |     723 |     812 |     777 |     784
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CIVIL ENGINEERING:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   7,444 |   7,784 |   7,615 |   7,755 |   8,731 |   9,584 |   9,566 |   9,732
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     348 |     381 |     418 |     414 |     439 |     546 |     502 |     497
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      87 |      66 |      74 |      88 |      93 |     117 |      85 |      69
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,139 |   2,394 |   2,333 |   2,408 |   2,810 |   3,168 |   3,266 |   3,412
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,351 |   1,366 |   1,311 |   1,285 |   1,287 |   1,257 |   1,425 |   1,531
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   3,519 |   3,577 |   3,479 |   3,560 |   4,102 |   4,496 |   4,288 |   4,223
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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  11,616 |  12,143 |  12,731 |  13,030 |  14,109 |  14,806 |  14,423 |  13,541
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     543 |     576 |     677 |     708 |     763 |     895 |     946 |     939
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      80 |      71 |      68 |      90 |      98 |      95 |     105 |     111
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   3,374 |   3,922 |   4,204 |   4,398 |   4,671 |   4,926 |   4,948 |   4,867
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,466 |   2,508 |   2,616 |   2,581 |   2,557 |   2,533 |   2,560 |   2,412
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   5,153 |   5,066 |   5,166 |   5,253 |   6,020 |   6,357 |   5,864 |   5,212
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INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   3,113 |   3,237 |   3,587 |   3,662 |   4,508 |   4,778 |   4,583 |   4,520
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     119 |     139 |     172 |     192 |     193 |     203 |     204 |     167
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      25 |      27 |      22 |      16 |      10 |      11 |      30 |      24
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     780 |     860 |     981 |     972 |   1,068 |   1,056 |   1,096 |   1,114
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     687 |     625 |     687 |     710 |     736 |     727 |     737 |     744
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   1,502 |   1,586 |   1,725 |   1,772 |   2,501 |   2,781 |   2,516 |   2,471
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MECHANICAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   7,490 |   7,660 |   7,715 |   7,964 |   8,650 |   9,296 |   9,301 |   8,836
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     358 |     311 |     334 |     417 |     453 |     539 |     565 |     543
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      95 |      87 |      94 |      90 |     112 |      95 |     114 |     107
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,906 |   3,074 |   3,219 |   3,234 |   3,530 |   3,589 |   3,632 |   3,470
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,732 |   1,772 |   1,744 |   1,742 |   1,675 |   1,725 |   1,740 |   1,644
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,399 |   2,416 |   2,324 |   2,481 |   2,880 |   3,348 |   3,250 |   3,072
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OTHER ENGINEERING:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  10,641 |  10,795 |  11,049 |  11,455 |  11,941 |  11,696 |  11,682 |  11,055
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     731 |     684 |     708 |     767 |     881 |     915 |     963 |     988
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     114 |     111 |     113 |     132 |     140 |     145 |     139 |     144
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   4,375 |   4,620 |   5,083 |   5,469 |   5,739 |   5,669 |   5,683 |   5,610
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,494 |   1,555 |   1,526 |   1,399 |   1,547 |   1,299 |   1,245 |   1,217
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   3,927 |   3,825 |   3,619 |   3,688 |   3,634 |   3,668 |   3,652 |   3,096
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS:                   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  18,279 |  18,798 |  19,989 |  21,271 |  22,962 |  24,721 |  26,663 |  28,755
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   1,230 |   1,188 |   1,327 |   1,331 |   1,322 |   1,427 |   1,546 |   1,581
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   3,782 |   3,819 |   3,658 |   3,953 |   3,739 |   4,112 |   3,824 |   4,016
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,286 |   2,494 |   2,810 |   2,961 |   3,403 |   3,396 |   3,302 |   3,595
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,046 |   1,956 |   2,072 |   2,145 |   2,189 |   2,225 |   2,213 |   2,466
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   8,935 |   9,341 |  10,122 |  10,881 |  12,309 |  13,561 |  15,778 |  17,097
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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.
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING