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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE C-37.  FULL-TIME 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 .............| 180,547 | 184,084 | 189,100 | 195,432 | 204,496 | 213,763 | 217,131 | 217,055
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 164,071 | 167,047 | 171,105 | 176,271 | 184,100 | 191,779 | 193,832 | 192,192
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................| 121,065 | 122,972 | 125,811 | 129,615 | 133,216 | 138,702 | 141,282 | 141,521
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  19,918 |  20,035 |  20,395 |  20,686 |  21,131 |  21,670 |  21,617 |  21,093
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     455 |     470 |     494 |     518 |     529 |     535 |     552 |     573
   CHEMISTRY .............................|  11,504 |  11,426 |  11,547 |  11,607 |  11,801 |  12,143 |  12,263 |  12,187
   PHYSICS ...............................|   7,842 |   8,039 |   8,256 |   8,461 |   8,693 |   8,864 |   8,684 |   8,169
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     117 |     100 |      98 |     100 |     108 |     128 |     118 |     164
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   8,209 |   7,962 |   7,817 |   7,999 |   7,971 |   8,441 |   8,656 |   8,658
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     804 |     811 |     792 |     817 |     849 |     949 |     970 |     971
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   5,073 |   4,775 |   4,548 |   4,368 |   4,294 |   4,445 |   4,516 |   4,471
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   1,347 |   1,355 |   1,458 |   1,535 |   1,572 |   1,673 |   1,724 |   1,810
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     985 |   1,021 |   1,019 |   1,279 |   1,256 |   1,374 |   1,446 |   1,406
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   9,472 |   9,844 |  10,062 |  10,394 |  10,598 |  10,896 |  10,676 |  10,318
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   9,107 |   9,232 |   9,474 |  10,026 |  10,221 |  10,640 |  10,674 |  10,424
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   8,369 |   8,351 |   8,306 |   8,286 |   8,402 |   8,663 |   8,644 |   8,722
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  26,869 |  27,564 |  28,292 |  28,606 |  29,703 |  30,803 |  32,205 |  33,029
   ANATOMY ...............................|     607 |     658 |     691 |     650 |     689 |     682 |     720 |     717
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   3,149 |   3,266 |   3,272 |   3,293 |   3,375 |   3,417 |   3,465 |   3,571
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   5,017 |   5,076 |   5,412 |   5,395 |   5,670 |   5,767 |   5,994 |   5,992
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     627 |     676 |     713 |     716 |     890 |   1,118 |   1,328 |   1,332
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     238 |     297 |     339 |     324 |     374 |     400 |     409 |     397
   BOTANY ................................|   2,417 |   2,376 |   2,293 |   2,218 |   2,158 |   2,172 |   2,224 |   2,233
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   1,002 |   1,125 |   1,203 |   1,380 |   1,518 |   1,720 |   1,950 |   2,135
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     734 |     766 |     793 |     822 |     820 |     887 |     951 |   1,082
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     995 |   1,000 |     944 |     931 |     947 |     950 |     978 |     996
   GENETICS ..............................|     906 |     856 |     892 |     954 |   1,020 |   1,073 |   1,104 |   1,038
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   3,015 |   3,251 |   3,221 |   3,252 |   3,191 |   3,210 |   3,289 |   3,326
   NUTRITION .............................|   2,251 |   2,190 |   2,231 |   2,333 |   2,374 |   2,304 |   2,419 |   2,540
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     782 |     769 |     785 |     752 |     788 |     816 |     860 |     913
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,330 |   1,376 |   1,440 |   1,537 |   1,572 |   1,660 |   1,769 |   1,863
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   1,319 |   1,321 |   1,399 |   1,367 |   1,388 |   1,399 |   1,443 |   1,397
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,675 |   1,611 |   1,647 |   1,555 |   1,630 |   1,654 |   1,626 |   1,586
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     805 |     950 |   1,017 |   1,127 |   1,299 |   1,574 |   1,676 |   1,911
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  13,063 |  13,619 |  13,724 |  13,966 |  14,268 |  14,793 |  14,876 |  14,870
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  26,058 |  26,365 |  27,741 |  29,652 |  30,922 |  32,796 |  33,934 |  34,407
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,745 |   1,770 |   1,774 |   1,819 |   1,861 |   1,951 |   1,798 |   1,777
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   2,755 |   2,882 |   2,981 |   3,232 |   3,437 |   3,559 |   3,753 |   4,021
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   5,455 |   5,460 |   5,501 |   5,614 |   5,986 |   6,142 |   6,281 |   6,162
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,878 |   1,773 |   1,925 |   1,971 |   2,112 |   2,270 |   2,440 |   2,514
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|   1,548 |   1,573 |   1,589 |   1,723 |   1,682 |   1,656 |   1,689 |   1,664
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   6,307 |   6,559 |   7,127 |   7,692 |   8,007 |   8,735 |   9,045 |   8,725
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   3,445 |   3,458 |   3,595 |   3,902 |   4,051 |   4,277 |   4,373 |   4,459
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     363 |     390 |     428 |     543 |     430 |     479 |     527 |     537
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,562 |   2,500 |   2,821 |   3,156 |   3,356 |   3,727 |   4,028 |   4,548
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  43,006 |  44,075 |  45,294 |  46,656 |  50,884 |  53,077 |  52,550 |  50,671
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   1,803 |   1,926 |   2,116 |   2,322 |   2,592 |   2,579 |   2,546 |   2,279
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     889 |     843 |     811 |     751 |     788 |     799 |     787 |     824
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     859 |     876 |     962 |   1,052 |   1,115 |   1,287 |   1,360 |   1,301
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   3,883 |   3,673 |   3,690 |   3,861 |   4,161 |   4,294 |   4,321 |   4,381
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   7,217 |   7,545 |   7,436 |   7,568 |   8,484 |   9,230 |   9,178 |   9,327
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  11,242 |  11,725 |  12,337 |  12,670 |  13,664 |  14,349 |  14,031 |  13,097
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     621 |     610 |     510 |     507 |     646 |     724 |     716 |     687
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   3,006 |   3,127 |   3,459 |   3,520 |   4,359 |   4,646 |   4,457 |   4,379
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   7,371 |   7,524 |   7,599 |   7,853 |   8,517 |   9,123 |   9,138 |   8,680
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   2,186 |   2,165 |   2,406 |   2,602 |   2,789 |   3,019 |   2,987 |   2,955
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     841 |     900 |     906 |     886 |     899 |     889 |     870 |     826
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   3,088 |   3,161 |   3,062 |   3,064 |   2,870 |   2,138 |   2,159 |   1,935
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  16,476 |  17,037 |  17,995 |  19,161 |  20,396 |  21,984 |  23,299 |  24,863
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     826 |     882 |     953 |   1,009 |   1,053 |   1,158 |   1,223 |   1,312
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     670 |     685 |     651 |     655 |     683 |     746 |     770 |     809
 NURSING .................................|   4,326 |   4,390 |   4,408 |   4,533 |   4,636 |   4,730 |   5,032 |   5,721
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   1,532 |   1,588 |   1,732 |   1,801 |   1,808 |   1,822 |   1,888 |   1,919
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   2,884 |   2,945 |   2,981 |   3,274 |   3,194 |   3,389 |   3,699 |   3,639
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   3,447 |   3,686 |   3,836 |   4,010 |   4,401 |   4,887 |   5,149 |   5,370
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     510 |     517 |     585 |     638 |     652 |     700 |     622 |     628
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,281 |   2,344 |   2,849 |   3,241 |   3,969 |   4,552 |   4,916 |   5,465
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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