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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE B-67.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
 FIELDS IN PRIVATE 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 .....................|  76,962 |  78,110 |  80,125 |  83,129 |  86,602 |  92,071 |  94,944 |  96,262
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   9,833 |  10,111 |  10,413 |  11,054 |  12,100 |  12,772 |  12,980 |  12,988
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   5,990 |   6,243 |   6,586 |   6,997 |   7,062 |   6,689 |   7,056 |   7,355
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  16,938 |  17,703 |  18,532 |  18,644 |  19,370 |  20,213 |  20,323 |  20,340
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  12,264 |  12,201 |  12,512 |  12,562 |  12,565 |  12,777 |  13,019 |  12,634
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  31,937 |  31,852 |  32,082 |  33,872 |  35,505 |  39,620 |  41,566 |  42,945
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING:         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  71,380 |  72,378 |  74,305 |  76,984 |  79,717 |  84,715 |  85,973 |  86,010
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   9,453 |   9,824 |  10,030 |  10,650 |  11,707 |  12,316 |  12,519 |  12,441
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   4,878 |   5,184 |   5,456 |   5,802 |   5,850 |   5,477 |   5,742 |   6,001
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  16,580 |  17,305 |  18,105 |  18,210 |  18,824 |  19,667 |  19,672 |  19,599
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  12,022 |  11,959 |  12,277 |  12,340 |  12,271 |  12,503 |  12,715 |  12,305
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  28,447 |  28,106 |  28,437 |  29,982 |  31,065 |  34,752 |  35,325 |  35,664
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SCIENCES, TOTAL:                        |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  53,701 |  54,718 |  56,327 |  58,748 |  60,798 |  64,784 |  66,090 |  66,477
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   7,323 |   7,823 |   7,939 |   8,348 |   9,007 |   9,668 |   9,829 |   9,844
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   4,406 |   4,632 |   4,871 |   5,227 |   5,223 |   4,984 |   5,202 |   5,544
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   9,969 |  10,756 |  11,417 |  11,545 |  12,206 |  12,892 |  12,799 |  12,690
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   9,401 |   9,317 |   9,692 |   9,764 |   9,556 |   9,839 |   9,989 |   9,708
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  22,602 |  22,190 |  22,408 |  23,864 |  24,806 |  27,401 |  28,271 |  28,691
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PHYSICAL SCIENCES:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   7,918 |   7,953 |   8,157 |   8,213 |   8,357 |   8,453 |   8,377 |   8,295
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     976 |     849 |     894 |     964 |   1,181 |   1,097 |   1,082 |   1,050
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     274 |     282 |     292 |     387 |     378 |     385 |     405 |     411
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   3,490 |   3,684 |   3,859 |   3,710 |   3,811 |   3,909 |   3,698 |   3,626
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,665 |   2,574 |   2,630 |   2,635 |   2,453 |   2,535 |   2,639 |   2,598
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     513 |     564 |     482 |     517 |     534 |     527 |     553 |     610
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EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES:   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   1,789 |   1,803 |   1,822 |   1,866 |   1,962 |   2,056 |   2,166 |   2,262
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     239 |     232 |     239 |     263 |     289 |     294 |     284 |     324
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      53 |      51 |      49 |      39 |      39 |      28 |      48 |      31
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     856 |     882 |     958 |     937 |     949 |     954 |   1,008 |   1,015
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     297 |     283 |     273 |     260 |     282 |     333 |     333 |     335
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     344 |     355 |     303 |     367 |     403 |     447 |     493 |     557
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MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES:                  |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   2,924 |   3,023 |   3,008 |   2,856 |   2,998 |   3,088 |   3,131 |   3,126
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     485 |     517 |     483 |     430 |     527 |     559 |     622 |     592
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      98 |     126 |     130 |     116 |     131 |     141 |     163 |     182
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     358 |     384 |     375 |     339 |     332 |     378 |     364 |     368
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,201 |   1,200 |   1,314 |   1,320 |   1,257 |   1,256 |   1,189 |   1,175
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     782 |     796 |     706 |     651 |     751 |     754 |     793 |     809
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COMPUTER SCIENCES:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   4,962 |   4,800 |   5,097 |   5,403 |   4,963 |   5,564 |   5,444 |   5,190
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     361 |     399 |     403 |     456 |     408 |     428 |     407 |     419
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      37 |      47 |      79 |     100 |      94 |     104 |     155 |     161
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     915 |   1,036 |   1,044 |   1,063 |   1,136 |   1,213 |   1,132 |   1,186
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     701 |     660 |     698 |     736 |     644 |     634 |     713 |     621
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,948 |   2,658 |   2,873 |   3,048 |   2,681 |   3,185 |   3,037 |   2,803
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AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES:                  |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|     376 |     402 |     408 |     469 |     490 |     465 |     425 |     441
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|      76 |      89 |     130 |     140 |     128 |     127 |     105 |     113
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      27 |      30 |      25 |      30 |      22 |      16 |      16 |      24
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     164 |     162 |     142 |     169 |     180 |     174 |     163 |     147
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|      38 |      40 |      33 |      27 |      32 |      30 |      34 |      26
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|      71 |      81 |      78 |     103 |     128 |     118 |     107 |     131
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BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES:                    |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  10,082 |  10,393 |  10,777 |  11,091 |  11,716 |  12,176 |  12,659 |  13,266
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   1,693 |   1,684 |   1,835 |   2,018 |   2,101 |   2,180 |   2,218 |   2,186
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   2,326 |   2,466 |   2,529 |   2,690 |   2,807 |   2,675 |   2,795 |   3,120
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,602 |   2,888 |   3,232 |   3,352 |   3,661 |   3,874 |   4,118 |   4,179
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,410 |   1,369 |   1,439 |   1,373 |   1,406 |   1,416 |   1,326 |   1,346
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,051 |   1,986 |   1,742 |   1,658 |   1,741 |   2,031 |   2,202 |   2,435
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PSYCHOLOGY:                             |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  10,935 |  11,191 |  11,981 |  12,774 |  13,647 |  14,754 |  15,406 |  15,394
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     555 |     609 |     588 |     651 |     711 |     821 |     807 |     842
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     567 |     530 |     517 |     498 |     524 |     424 |     450 |     418
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     576 |     628 |     732 |     781 |     855 |     955 |   1,008 |   1,001
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,181 |   1,277 |   1,282 |   1,287 |   1,336 |   1,276 |   1,364 |   1,242
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   8,056 |   8,147 |   8,862 |   9,557 |  10,221 |  11,278 |  11,777 |  11,891
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SOCIAL SCIENCES:                        |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  14,715 |  15,153 |  15,077 |  16,076 |  16,665 |  18,228 |  18,482 |  18,503
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   2,938 |   3,444 |   3,367 |   3,426 |   3,662 |   4,162 |   4,304 |   4,318
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   1,024 |   1,100 |   1,250 |   1,367 |   1,228 |   1,211 |   1,170 |   1,197
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,008 |   1,092 |   1,075 |   1,194 |   1,282 |   1,435 |   1,308 |   1,168
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,908 |   1,914 |   2,023 |   2,126 |   2,146 |   2,359 |   2,391 |   2,365
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   7,837 |   7,603 |   7,362 |   7,963 |   8,347 |   9,061 |   9,309 |   9,455
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ENGINEERING, TOTAL:                     |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  17,679 |  17,660 |  17,978 |  18,236 |  18,919 |  19,931 |  19,883 |  19,533
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   2,130 |   2,001 |   2,091 |   2,302 |   2,700 |   2,648 |   2,690 |   2,597
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     472 |     552 |     585 |     575 |     627 |     493 |     540 |     457
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   6,611 |   6,549 |   6,688 |   6,665 |   6,618 |   6,775 |   6,873 |   6,909
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,621 |   2,642 |   2,585 |   2,576 |   2,715 |   2,664 |   2,726 |   2,597
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   5,845 |   5,916 |   6,029 |   6,118 |   6,259 |   7,351 |   7,054 |   6,973
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CHEMICAL ENGINEERING:                   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   1,726 |   1,632 |   1,576 |   1,559 |   1,598 |   1,604 |   1,645 |   1,660
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     429 |     358 |     325 |     339 |     351 |     360 |     352 |     370
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      84 |      79 |     111 |     122 |     138 |     100 |      74 |      56
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     760 |     784 |     728 |     686 |     642 |     655 |     687 |     713
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     226 |     245 |     225 |     238 |     259 |     279 |     268 |     254
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     227 |     166 |     187 |     174 |     208 |     210 |     264 |     267
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CIVIL ENGINEERING:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   2,184 |   2,162 |   2,349 |   2,373 |   2,597 |   2,870 |   2,892 |   2,922
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     118 |     172 |     206 |     206 |     238 |     256 |     402 |     373
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     121 |     130 |     128 |     123 |     121 |     102 |     125 |     137
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     761 |     678 |     709 |     707 |     755 |     768 |     782 |     806
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     395 |     373 |     396 |     367 |     380 |     391 |     393 |     396
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     789 |     809 |     910 |     970 |   1,103 |   1,353 |   1,190 |   1,210
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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   5,485 |   5,563 |   5,735 |   5,645 |   5,795 |   6,190 |   5,977 |   6,006
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     526 |     482 |     545 |     554 |     661 |     607 |     529 |     553
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      55 |      87 |      94 |      67 |      89 |      67 |      86 |      59
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,758 |   1,813 |   1,937 |   1,826 |   1,885 |   1,941 |   1,977 |   2,000
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     900 |     891 |     887 |     878 |     930 |     918 |     890 |     818
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,246 |   2,290 |   2,272 |   2,320 |   2,230 |   2,657 |   2,495 |   2,576
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INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   1,042 |   1,057 |   1,077 |   1,117 |   1,099 |   1,310 |   1,322 |   1,276
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|      75 |      37 |      39 |      58 |      67 |      66 |      77 |     102
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      23 |      17 |      21 |      20 |      22 |      16 |      18 |       8
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     143 |     170 |     160 |     158 |     181 |     179 |     175 |     183
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     111 |     128 |     131 |     144 |     157 |     164 |     198 |     184
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     690 |     705 |     726 |     737 |     672 |     885 |     854 |     799
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MECHANICAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   2,740 |   2,756 |   2,777 |   2,903 |   3,037 |   3,087 |   3,094 |   2,960
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     272 |     242 |     237 |     298 |     415 |     370 |     361 |     404
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      55 |      92 |      93 |      93 |      67 |      73 |      97 |      74
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,041 |     995 |   1,029 |   1,072 |   1,100 |   1,142 |   1,155 |   1,130
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     510 |     514 |     508 |     514 |     530 |     460 |     515 |     470
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     862 |     913 |     910 |     926 |     925 |   1,042 |     966 |     882
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OTHER ENGINEERING:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   4,502 |   4,490 |   4,464 |   4,639 |   4,793 |   4,870 |   4,953 |   4,709
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     710 |     710 |     739 |     847 |     968 |     989 |     969 |     795
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     134 |     147 |     138 |     150 |     190 |     135 |     140 |     123
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,148 |   2,109 |   2,125 |   2,216 |   2,055 |   2,090 |   2,097 |   2,077
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     479 |     491 |     438 |     435 |     459 |     452 |     462 |     475
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   1,031 |   1,033 |   1,024 |     991 |   1,121 |   1,204 |   1,285 |   1,239
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS:                   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   5,582 |   5,732 |   5,820 |   6,145 |   6,885 |   7,356 |   8,971 |  10,252
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     380 |     287 |     383 |     404 |     393 |     456 |     461 |     547
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   1,112 |   1,059 |   1,130 |   1,195 |   1,212 |   1,212 |   1,314 |   1,354
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     358 |     398 |     427 |     434 |     546 |     546 |     651 |     741
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     242 |     242 |     235 |     222 |     294 |     274 |     304 |     329
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   3,490 |   3,746 |   3,645 |   3,890 |   4,440 |   4,868 |   6,241 |   7,281
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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