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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE C-38.  FULL-TIME 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 .............|  73,000 |  74,828 |  76,829 |  79,114 |  82,469 |  87,102 |  89,759 |  90,909
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  68,259 |  69,712 |  71,499 |  73,525 |  76,380 |  80,616 |  81,857 |  82,141
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  51,198 |  52,662 |  54,288 |  56,224 |  58,257 |  61,670 |  62,876 |  63,353
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   7,802 |   7,832 |   8,066 |   8,129 |   8,275 |   8,363 |   8,288 |   8,209
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     224 |     235 |     268 |     272 |     281 |     305 |     296 |     380
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   4,255 |   4,188 |   4,269 |   4,372 |   4,517 |   4,493 |   4,523 |   4,505
   PHYSICS ...............................|   3,280 |   3,387 |   3,528 |   3,484 |   3,476 |   3,565 |   3,469 |   3,324
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      43 |      22 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,780 |   1,791 |   1,814 |   1,855 |   1,951 |   2,036 |   2,128 |   2,232
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      18 |      14 |      11 |      11 |       8 |       9 |       8 |      10
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,338 |   1,294 |   1,248 |   1,232 |   1,228 |   1,248 |   1,273 |   1,293
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     256 |     221 |     294 |     352 |     359 |     388 |     406 |     468
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     168 |     262 |     261 |     260 |     356 |     391 |     441 |     461
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,880 |   2,983 |   2,972 |   2,826 |   2,978 |   3,066 |   3,107 |   3,104
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   4,529 |   4,416 |   4,645 |   4,758 |   4,531 |   4,974 |   5,028 |   4,873
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     361 |     380 |     384 |     427 |     448 |     423 |     415 |     417
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   9,887 |  10,209 |  10,585 |  10,895 |  11,503 |  11,969 |  12,422 |  13,037
   ANATOMY ...............................|     322 |     315 |     308 |     261 |     272 |     278 |     257 |     275
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   1,435 |   1,454 |   1,521 |   1,515 |   1,565 |   1,613 |   1,672 |   1,570
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   2,320 |   2,458 |   2,547 |   2,553 |   2,549 |   2,611 |   2,572 |   2,624
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     539 |     537 |     498 |     515 |     541 |     516 |     662 |     724
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     230 |     247 |     271 |     281 |     305 |     328 |     346 |     372
   BOTANY ................................|     138 |     144 |     138 |     123 |     128 |     107 |     127 |     112
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     884 |     898 |     974 |   1,105 |   1,198 |   1,241 |   1,253 |   1,524
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      50 |      50 |      73 |      56 |      88 |      89 |      89 |     105
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      67 |      61 |      65 |      66 |      67 |      66 |      61 |      70
   GENETICS ..............................|     261 |     290 |     319 |     301 |     351 |     415 |     536 |     515
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     985 |   1,050 |   1,100 |   1,109 |   1,210 |   1,235 |   1,311 |   1,360
   NUTRITION .............................|     565 |     526 |     456 |     437 |     446 |     467 |     488 |     529
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     277 |     289 |     304 |     303 |     297 |     322 |     412 |     454
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     592 |     610 |     695 |     685 |     732 |     746 |     740 |     815
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     677 |     687 |     658 |     709 |     775 |     761 |     777 |     824
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      91 |      92 |     113 |     116 |     130 |     114 |     117 |     126
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     454 |     501 |     545 |     760 |     849 |   1,060 |   1,002 |   1,038
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   9,834 |  10,220 |  11,004 |  11,492 |  12,200 |  12,980 |  13,370 |  13,292
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  14,125 |  14,831 |  14,818 |  15,842 |  16,371 |  17,859 |  18,118 |  18,189
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      78 |     108 |     111 |     115 |     115 |     118 |     112 |     115
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,270 |   1,315 |   1,339 |   1,487 |   1,540 |   1,660 |   1,566 |   1,701
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   3,197 |   3,285 |   3,306 |   3,397 |   3,533 |   3,644 |   3,464 |   3,550
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     156 |     168 |     166 |     169 |     170 |     275 |     291 |     255
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     843 |     884 |     817 |     829 |     828 |     745 |     779 |     795
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   5,326 |   5,468 |   5,614 |   6,172 |   6,471 |   7,290 |   7,764 |   7,600
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,313 |   1,389 |   1,421 |   1,499 |   1,528 |   1,766 |   1,773 |   1,804
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     129 |     123 |     152 |     164 |     153 |     138 |      89 |     110
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,813 |   2,091 |   1,892 |   2,010 |   2,033 |   2,223 |   2,280 |   2,259
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  17,061 |  17,050 |  17,211 |  17,301 |  18,123 |  18,946 |  18,981 |  18,788
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     552 |     591 |     626 |     624 |     666 |     690 |     681 |     686
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      48 |      45 |      50 |      48 |      40 |      41 |      48 |      55
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     482 |     521 |     609 |     709 |     785 |     851 |     874 |     924
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   1,707 |   1,618 |   1,558 |   1,544 |   1,572 |   1,579 |   1,629 |   1,631
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   2,124 |   2,072 |   2,235 |   2,304 |   2,504 |   2,755 |   2,774 |   2,841
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,247 |   5,323 |   5,390 |   5,248 |   5,508 |   5,820 |   5,622 |   5,727
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     735 |     795 |     739 |     734 |     711 |     684 |     679 |     656
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,016 |   1,023 |   1,013 |     971 |   1,047 |   1,186 |   1,218 |   1,182
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,631 |   2,639 |   2,644 |   2,714 |   2,879 |   2,897 |   2,964 |   2,865
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,226 |   1,283 |   1,290 |   1,308 |   1,249 |   1,236 |   1,239 |   1,129
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     203 |     205 |     206 |     194 |     181 |     195 |     200 |     171
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,090 |     935 |     851 |     903 |     981 |   1,012 |   1,053 |     921
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   4,741 |   5,116 |   5,330 |   5,589 |   6,089 |   6,486 |   7,902 |   8,768
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     320 |     367 |     411 |     439 |     629 |     715 |     825 |     842
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     205 |     209 |     205 |     172 |     192 |     242 |     235 |     235
 NURSING .................................|   1,051 |   1,011 |     973 |   1,020 |   1,025 |     886 |     932 |   1,037
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     291 |     318 |     313 |     347 |     390 |     252 |     242 |     269
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,220 |   1,227 |   1,189 |   1,153 |   1,141 |   1,321 |   1,508 |   1,666
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     495 |     603 |     679 |     558 |     594 |     676 |     977 |     994
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      65 |      72 |      64 |      60 |      54 |      43 |      51 |      51
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,094 |   1,309 |   1,496 |   1,840 |   2,064 |   2,351 |   3,132 |   3,674
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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