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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE C-10.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
          PUBLIC DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   |  1987   |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............| 252,884 | 257,666 | 265,521 | 277,134 | 287,833 | 300,971 | 305,990 | 307,646
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 222,691 | 226,451 | 232,524 | 241,881 | 250,872 | 261,443 | 264,491 | 263,477
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 158,567 | 161,726 | 165,497 | 171,734 | 176,266 | 183,609 | 186,865 | 187,373
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  22,243 |  22,521 |  22,836 |  23,333 |  23,652 |  24,206 |  24,202 |  23,626
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     492 |     495 |     516 |     536 |     546 |     561 |     579 |     591
   CHEMISTRY .............................|  12,788 |  12,705 |  12,808 |  12,994 |  13,112 |  13,569 |  13,736 |  13,538
   PHYSICS ...............................|   8,783 |   9,134 |   9,333 |   9,615 |   9,800 |   9,862 |   9,679 |   9,231
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     180 |     187 |     179 |     188 |     194 |     214 |     208 |     266
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|  11,045 |  10,636 |  10,388 |  10,590 |  10,770 |  11,300 |  11,542 |  11,556
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     888 |     876 |     871 |     897 |     936 |   1,051 |   1,077 |   1,071
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   6,915 |   6,498 |   6,175 |   5,843 |   5,745 |   5,881 |   5,924 |   5,846
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   1,704 |   1,650 |   1,733 |   1,802 |   1,841 |   1,948 |   1,996 |   2,119
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   1,538 |   1,612 |   1,609 |   2,048 |   2,248 |   2,420 |   2,545 |   2,520
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|  12,163 |  12,745 |  12,826 |  13,343 |  13,535 |  13,793 |  13,458 |  13,173
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  14,525 |  15,021 |  15,447 |  16,304 |  16,652 |  17,190 |  17,390 |  17,032
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|  10,076 |  10,044 |  10,131 |  10,164 |  10,319 |  10,677 |  10,742 |  11,032
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  31,531 |  32,372 |  33,124 |  33,751 |  34,887 |  36,464 |  37,753 |  38,762
   ANATOMY ...............................|     662 |     714 |     750 |     715 |     765 |     742 |     760 |     805
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   3,271 |   3,391 |   3,458 |   3,452 |   3,537 |   3,647 |   3,666 |   3,809
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   6,355 |   6,548 |   6,746 |   6,845 |   7,194 |   7,541 |   7,747 |   7,724
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     853 |     970 |   1,017 |   1,082 |   1,225 |   1,562 |   1,728 |   1,732
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     356 |     343 |     382 |     356 |     387 |     417 |     426 |     414
   BOTANY ................................|   2,792 |   2,726 |   2,648 |   2,545 |   2,505 |   2,539 |   2,566 |   2,621
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   1,063 |   1,177 |   1,260 |   1,442 |   1,587 |   1,824 |   2,094 |   2,278
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     849 |     884 |     939 |     986 |     991 |   1,066 |   1,162 |   1,314
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|   1,177 |   1,178 |   1,115 |   1,105 |   1,102 |   1,127 |   1,186 |   1,193
   GENETICS ..............................|     948 |     909 |     936 |     998 |   1,058 |   1,133 |   1,147 |   1,083
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   3,336 |   3,608 |   3,608 |   3,621 |   3,555 |   3,545 |   3,577 |   3,607
   NUTRITION .............................|   3,095 |   3,109 |   3,185 |   3,300 |   3,278 |   3,194 |   3,247 |   3,408
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     929 |     878 |     919 |     900 |     987 |     982 |     990 |   1,055
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,429 |   1,474 |   1,542 |   1,634 |   1,672 |   1,766 |   1,881 |   1,986
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   1,488 |   1,476 |   1,515 |   1,498 |   1,530 |   1,526 |   1,559 |   1,521
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,971 |   1,900 |   1,943 |   1,957 |   2,017 |   1,979 |   1,976 |   1,951
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     957 |   1,087 |   1,161 |   1,315 |   1,497 |   1,874 |   2,041 |   2,261
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  17,441 |  18,272 |  18,213 |  18,978 |  19,284 |  20,092 |  19,868 |  19,946
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  39,543 |  40,115 |  42,532 |  45,271 |  47,167 |  49,887 |  51,910 |  52,246
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   2,073 |   2,101 |   2,116 |   2,117 |   2,196 |   2,336 |   2,222 |   2,107
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   3,942 |   4,031 |   4,229 |   4,468 |   4,671 |   4,897 |   5,160 |   5,399
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   7,012 |   7,084 |   7,159 |   7,284 |   7,634 |   7,907 |   8,005 |   7,989
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   2,478 |   2,392 |   2,615 |   2,715 |   2,909 |   3,124 |   3,323 |   3,407
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,903 |   1,860 |   1,947 |   2,104 |   2,092 |   2,095 |   2,112 |   2,105
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|  12,695 |  12,967 |  14,124 |  15,258 |  15,910 |  16,851 |  17,483 |  16,764
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   4,581 |   4,687 |   4,929 |   5,141 |   5,529 |   5,802 |   6,044 |   6,067
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     532 |     607 |     639 |     770 |     555 |     638 |     676 |     718
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   4,327 |   4,386 |   4,774 |   5,414 |   5,671 |   6,237 |   6,885 |   7,690
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  64,124 |  64,725 |  67,027 |  70,147 |  74,606 |  77,834 |  77,626 |  76,104
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   2,222 |   2,334 |   2,576 |   2,957 |   3,213 |   3,173 |   3,102 |   2,871
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|   1,032 |   1,007 |     993 |     898 |     946 |     967 |     970 |   1,006
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     989 |   1,032 |   1,156 |   1,237 |   1,282 |   1,497 |   1,601 |   1,572
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   4,687 |   4,464 |   4,450 |   4,739 |   5,055 |   5,289 |   5,388 |   5,647
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|  10,186 |  10,479 |  10,670 |  11,024 |  12,198 |  13,583 |  13,542 |  13,772
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  18,018 |  18,339 |  19,050 |  19,663 |  20,852 |  21,870 |  21,519 |  20,623
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|   1,271 |   1,263 |   1,245 |   1,214 |   1,357 |   1,456 |   1,419 |   1,359
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   5,740 |   5,917 |   6,520 |   6,791 |   7,897 |   8,655 |   8,822 |   8,971
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|  10,797 |  10,691 |  10,742 |  11,264 |  12,182 |  13,009 |  12,898 |  12,460
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   2,626 |   2,593 |   2,808 |   3,113 |   3,378 |   3,672 |   3,646 |   3,596
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|   1,075 |   1,092 |   1,107 |   1,073 |   1,093 |   1,081 |   1,094 |   1,062
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   5,481 |   5,514 |   5,710 |   6,174 |   5,153 |   3,582 |   3,625 |   3,165
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  30,193 |  31,215 |  32,997 |  35,253 |  36,961 |  39,528 |  41,499 |  44,169
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   1,139 |   1,194 |   1,163 |   1,219 |   1,280 |   1,456 |   1,510 |   1,629
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     774 |     796 |     745 |     746 |     791 |     840 |     862 |     915
 NURSING .................................|  12,164 |  12,632 |  13,147 |  14,201 |  14,642 |  15,426 |  16,140 |  17,769
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   1,880 |   1,949 |   2,130 |   2,218 |   2,243 |   2,258 |   2,349 |   2,335
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   4,565 |   4,579 |   4,707 |   5,345 |   5,514 |   5,692 |   6,284 |   6,381
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   4,546 |   4,811 |   4,987 |   5,277 |   5,556 |   6,127 |   6,266 |   6,510
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     646 |     663 |     718 |     821 |     821 |     880 |     802 |     807
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   4,479 |   4,591 |   5,400 |   5,426 |   6,114 |   6,849 |   7,286 |   7,823
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KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING