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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE C-11.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
          PRIVATE 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 .............| 118,772 | 119,426 | 118,838 | 120,645 | 125,263 | 130,717 | 133,827 | 133,834
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 108,451 | 108,669 | 107,670 | 108,872 | 112,773 | 117,279 | 118,435 | 117,391
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  75,520 |  76,799 |  77,326 |  79,209 |  82,104 |  85,946 |  87,626 |  87,447
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   8,899 |   8,904 |   9,138 |   9,131 |   9,317 |   9,431 |   9,321 |   9,118
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     227 |     236 |     273 |     274 |     283 |     308 |     301 |     382
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   4,960 |   4,869 |   4,984 |   5,120 |   5,251 |   5,327 |   5,314 |   5,216
   PHYSICS ...............................|   3,641 |   3,759 |   3,860 |   3,716 |   3,755 |   3,795 |   3,706 |   3,503
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      71 |      40 |      21 |      21 |      28 |       1 |       0 |      17
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,212 |   2,186 |   2,231 |   2,302 |   2,440 |   2,533 |   2,572 |   2,717
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      60 |      53 |      29 |      28 |      20 |      25 |      18 |      19
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,510 |   1,452 |   1,435 |   1,391 |   1,360 |   1,388 |   1,401 |   1,414
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     318 |     276 |     357 |     414 |     433 |     454 |     477 |     559
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     324 |     405 |     410 |     469 |     627 |     666 |     676 |     725
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   4,176 |   4,240 |   4,191 |   4,063 |   4,181 |   4,296 |   4,187 |   4,219
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|  11,714 |  11,650 |  11,313 |  11,681 |  11,571 |  12,234 |  12,417 |  11,457
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     394 |     409 |     393 |     443 |     477 |     452 |     437 |     438
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  11,587 |  11,740 |  12,073 |  12,566 |  13,165 |  13,707 |  14,302 |  14,839
   ANATOMY ...............................|     354 |     342 |     328 |     285 |     286 |     288 |     267 |     283
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   1,491 |   1,496 |   1,583 |   1,551 |   1,623 |   1,685 |   1,785 |   1,692
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,166 |   3,156 |   3,222 |   3,322 |   3,263 |   3,371 |   3,401 |   3,374
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     703 |     712 |     705 |     789 |     806 |     803 |     930 |     978
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     235 |     249 |     273 |     286 |     310 |     334 |     354 |     379
   BOTANY ................................|     157 |     161 |     162 |     167 |     168 |     126 |     139 |     120
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     901 |     901 |     974 |   1,113 |   1,222 |   1,269 |   1,285 |   1,558
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      50 |      50 |      73 |      56 |      88 |      89 |      89 |     106
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      67 |      62 |      66 |      68 |      69 |      66 |      61 |      70
   GENETICS ..............................|     325 |     338 |     385 |     366 |     420 |     466 |     586 |     566
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   1,052 |   1,117 |   1,178 |   1,209 |   1,335 |   1,387 |   1,460 |   1,496
   NUTRITION .............................|     757 |     730 |     644 |     597 |     597 |     616 |     691 |     744
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     384 |     398 |     384 |     387 |     391 |     397 |     503 |     557
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     642 |     649 |     723 |     719 |     760 |     772 |     772 |     851
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     725 |     744 |     691 |     738 |     802 |     791 |     813 |     857
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     117 |     117 |     126 |     134 |     151 |     138 |     139 |     134
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     461 |     518 |     556 |     779 |     874 |   1,109 |   1,027 |   1,074
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  14,759 |  15,265 |  16,007 |  16,773 |  18,422 |  19,115 |  19,572 |  19,761
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  21,779 |  22,405 |  21,980 |  22,250 |  22,531 |  24,178 |  24,818 |  24,898
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      79 |     108 |     111 |     115 |     115 |     118 |     112 |     115
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,633 |   1,651 |   1,651 |   1,742 |   1,766 |   1,918 |   1,904 |   2,019
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   4,106 |   4,157 |   4,178 |   4,280 |   4,251 |   4,408 |   4,315 |   4,388
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     185 |     195 |     186 |     187 |     199 |     303 |     326 |     333
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,087 |   1,056 |   1,029 |   1,010 |   1,043 |     835 |     860 |     878
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   9,924 |   9,905 |   9,823 |   9,695 |   9,969 |  10,927 |  11,526 |  11,442
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,749 |   1,767 |   1,766 |   1,836 |   1,839 |   2,080 |   2,176 |   2,180
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     310 |     274 |     273 |     308 |     281 |     280 |     189 |     183
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,706 |   3,292 |   2,963 |   3,077 |   3,068 |   3,309 |   3,410 |   3,360
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  32,931 |  31,870 |  30,344 |  29,663 |  30,669 |  31,333 |  30,809 |  29,944
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     758 |     852 |     881 |     886 |     840 |     826 |     803 |     781
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      48 |      45 |      50 |      48 |      40 |      41 |      48 |      55
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     609 |     641 |     694 |     836 |     909 |     988 |   1,012 |   1,073
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   2,247 |   2,020 |   1,906 |   1,860 |   1,920 |   1,937 |   1,950 |   1,952
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   3,364 |   3,357 |   3,346 |   3,491 |   3,917 |   4,384 |   4,403 |   4,677
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  11,400 |  11,761 |  11,615 |  10,982 |  11,151 |  11,154 |  10,682 |  10,218
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     840 |     904 |     813 |     788 |     767 |     729 |     729 |     710
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   5,673 |   4,739 |   3,650 |   3,311 |   3,577 |   3,673 |   3,613 |   3,341
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   4,496 |   4,417 |   4,433 |   4,405 |   4,433 |   4,450 |   4,506 |   4,351
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,646 |   1,664 |   1,702 |   1,723 |   1,657 |   1,681 |   1,570 |   1,475
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     204 |     211 |     216 |     205 |     189 |     205 |     212 |     184
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,646 |   1,259 |   1,038 |   1,128 |   1,269 |   1,265 |   1,281 |   1,127
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  10,321 |  10,757 |  11,168 |  11,773 |  12,490 |  13,438 |  15,392 |  16,443
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     388 |     448 |     465 |     504 |     752 |     840 |     933 |     976
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     248 |     252 |     259 |     210 |     225 |     281 |     273 |     280
 NURSING .................................|   3,834 |   3,711 |   3,927 |   4,267 |   4,139 |   4,329 |   4,468 |   4,572
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     722 |     660 |     649 |     669 |     724 |     530 |     502 |     555
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   2,714 |   2,773 |   2,676 |   2,526 |   2,496 |   2,658 |   3,116 |   3,508
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     803 |     943 |   1,002 |     974 |   1,020 |   1,234 |   1,573 |   1,648
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      65 |      72 |      64 |      60 |      54 |      43 |      51 |      51
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,547 |   1,898 |   2,126 |   2,563 |   3,080 |   3,523 |   4,476 |   4,853
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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