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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE C-50.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
FIELDS IN PUBLIC DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND TYPE OF MAJOR
                               SUPPORT: 1987-94

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    FIELD AND TYPE OF MAJOR SUPPORT     |  1987   |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS:             |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................| 180,547 | 184,084 | 189,100 | 195,432 | 204,496 | 213,763 | 217,131 | 217,055
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|  11,798 |  11,939 |  12,770 |  13,888 |  14,277 |  15,475 |  15,911 |  15,765
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   7,742 |   7,795 |   7,673 |   7,923 |   7,989 |   8,315 |   7,991 |   7,899
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  52,157 |  55,739 |  59,198 |  60,615 |  64,165 |  66,197 |  68,034 |  69,263
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  48,684 |  49,020 |  49,906 |  50,404 |  50,552 |  50,983 |  52,359 |  52,391
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  60,166 |  59,591 |  59,553 |  62,602 |  67,513 |  72,793 |  72,836 |  71,737
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING:         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................| 164,071 | 167,047 | 171,105 | 176,271 | 184,100 | 191,779 | 193,832 | 192,192
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|  10,594 |  10,776 |  11,483 |  12,590 |  12,984 |  14,083 |  14,390 |  14,216
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   4,184 |   4,200 |   4,180 |   4,172 |   4,460 |   4,399 |   4,364 |   4,187
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  49,969 |  53,375 |  56,504 |  57,793 |  60,903 |  62,938 |  64,897 |  65,877
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  46,727 |  47,110 |  47,916 |  48,370 |  48,465 |  48,863 |  50,277 |  50,061
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  52,597 |  51,586 |  51,022 |  53,346 |  57,288 |  61,496 |  59,904 |  57,851
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SCIENCES, TOTAL:                        |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................| 121,065 | 122,972 | 125,811 | 129,615 | 133,216 | 138,702 | 141,282 | 141,521
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   8,147 |   8,364 |   8,869 |   9,737 |   9,980 |  10,725 |  10,956 |  10,852
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   3,752 |   3,819 |   3,775 |   3,731 |   3,982 |   3,894 |   3,852 |   3,697
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  34,573 |  36,649 |  38,767 |  39,308 |  40,964 |  42,383 |  44,021 |  45,163
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  38,364 |  38,771 |  39,544 |  40,149 |  40,128 |  40,823 |  42,020 |  41,993
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  36,229 |  35,369 |  34,856 |  36,690 |  38,162 |  40,877 |  40,433 |  39,816
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PHYSICAL SCIENCES:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  19,918 |  20,035 |  20,395 |  20,686 |  21,131 |  21,670 |  21,617 |  21,093
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     855 |     958 |   1,049 |   1,268 |   1,453 |   1,715 |   1,613 |   1,384
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     260 |     213 |     291 |     279 |     411 |     309 |     344 |     261
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   7,984 |   8,301 |   8,477 |   8,322 |   8,292 |   8,431 |   8,479 |   8,526
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   8,821 |   8,757 |   8,870 |   8,982 |   8,996 |   9,127 |   9,293 |   9,112
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   1,998 |   1,806 |   1,708 |   1,835 |   1,979 |   2,088 |   1,888 |   1,810
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EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES:   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   8,209 |   7,962 |   7,817 |   7,999 |   7,971 |   8,441 |   8,656 |   8,658
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     476 |     518 |     506 |     526 |     596 |     594 |     614 |     540
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     112 |     101 |      62 |      45 |      54 |      92 |     105 |     107
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,749 |   2,943 |   3,113 |   3,169 |   3,328 |   3,542 |   3,604 |   3,705
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,075 |   2,141 |   2,075 |   2,035 |   1,974 |   2,007 |   2,088 |   2,055
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,797 |   2,259 |   2,061 |   2,224 |   2,019 |   2,206 |   2,245 |   2,251
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MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES:                  |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   9,472 |   9,844 |  10,062 |  10,394 |  10,598 |  10,896 |  10,676 |  10,318
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     367 |     408 |     504 |     693 |     823 |     835 |     727 |     596
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      51 |      65 |      80 |      65 |      76 |      79 |      95 |      75
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     718 |     800 |     875 |     928 |     963 |     952 |     991 |   1,112
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   6,009 |   6,151 |   6,246 |   6,276 |   6,233 |   6,192 |   6,099 |   6,091
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,327 |   2,420 |   2,357 |   2,432 |   2,503 |   2,838 |   2,764 |   2,444
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COMPUTER SCIENCES:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   9,107 |   9,232 |   9,474 |  10,026 |  10,221 |  10,640 |  10,674 |  10,424
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     404 |     382 |     418 |     466 |     465 |     426 |     395 |     477
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      43 |      54 |      46 |      43 |      35 |      37 |      50 |      76
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,864 |   1,939 |   2,205 |   2,164 |   2,318 |   2,367 |   2,536 |   2,597
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,581 |   2,648 |   2,674 |   2,807 |   2,724 |   2,765 |   2,755 |   2,695
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   4,215 |   4,209 |   4,131 |   4,546 |   4,679 |   5,045 |   4,938 |   4,579
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AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES:                  |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   8,369 |   8,351 |   8,306 |   8,286 |   8,402 |   8,663 |   8,644 |   8,722
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     392 |     349 |     382 |     374 |     339 |     356 |     387 |     406
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     123 |     125 |      97 |      81 |      83 |      94 |     135 |      92
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   4,402 |   4,343 |   4,537 |   4,513 |   4,763 |   4,956 |   5,039 |   5,212
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     672 |     762 |     698 |     722 |     723 |     750 |     837 |     846
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,780 |   2,772 |   2,592 |   2,596 |   2,494 |   2,507 |   2,246 |   2,166
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BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES:                    |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  26,869 |  27,564 |  28,292 |  28,606 |  29,703 |  30,803 |  32,205 |  33,029
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   2,512 |   2,457 |   2,601 |   2,627 |   2,554 |   2,845 |   2,994 |   3,336
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   2,070 |   2,124 |   2,136 |   2,163 |   2,276 |   2,132 |   2,088 |   2,097
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  10,178 |  11,072 |  11,788 |  12,241 |  12,991 |  13,537 |  14,499 |  14,933
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   6,876 |   6,860 |   7,080 |   6,964 |   6,985 |   7,130 |   7,443 |   7,527
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   5,233 |   5,051 |   4,687 |   4,611 |   4,897 |   5,159 |   5,181 |   5,136
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PSYCHOLOGY:                             |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  13,063 |  13,619 |  13,724 |  13,966 |  14,268 |  14,793 |  14,876 |  14,870
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     811 |     868 |     836 |     947 |     947 |   1,024 |   1,116 |   1,009
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     638 |     638 |     614 |     588 |     605 |     703 |     609 |     577
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,425 |   2,871 |   2,867 |   2,985 |   3,079 |   3,029 |   3,174 |   3,189
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   3,891 |   3,821 |   4,033 |   4,092 |   4,013 |   4,205 |   4,570 |   4,526
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   5,298 |   5,421 |   5,374 |   5,354 |   5,624 |   5,832 |   5,407 |   5,569
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SOCIAL SCIENCES:                        |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  26,058 |  26,365 |  27,741 |  29,652 |  30,922 |  32,796 |  33,934 |  34,407
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   2,330 |   2,424 |   2,573 |   2,836 |   2,803 |   2,930 |   3,110 |   3,104
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     455 |     499 |     449 |     467 |     442 |     448 |     426 |     412
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   4,253 |   4,380 |   4,905 |   4,986 |   5,230 |   5,569 |   5,699 |   5,889
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   7,439 |   7,631 |   7,868 |   8,271 |   8,480 |   8,647 |   8,935 |   9,141
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  11,581 |  11,431 |  11,946 |  13,092 |  13,967 |  15,202 |  15,764 |  15,861
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ENGINEERING, TOTAL:                     |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  43,006 |  44,075 |  45,294 |  46,656 |  50,884 |  53,077 |  52,550 |  50,671
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   2,447 |   2,412 |   2,614 |   2,853 |   3,004 |   3,358 |   3,434 |   3,364
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     432 |     381 |     405 |     441 |     478 |     505 |     512 |     490
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  15,396 |  16,726 |  17,737 |  18,485 |  19,939 |  20,555 |  20,876 |  20,714
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   8,363 |   8,339 |   8,372 |   8,221 |   8,337 |   8,040 |   8,257 |   8,068
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  16,368 |  16,217 |  16,166 |  16,656 |  19,126 |  20,619 |  19,471 |  18,035
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CHEMICAL ENGINEERING:                   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   3,883 |   3,673 |   3,690 |   3,861 |   4,161 |   4,294 |   4,321 |   4,381
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     372 |     348 |     326 |     396 |     327 |     353 |     351 |     313
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      38 |      25 |      34 |      25 |      35 |      53 |      49 |      42
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,975 |   2,020 |   2,083 |   2,152 |   2,334 |   2,348 |   2,421 |   2,531
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     766 |     708 |     676 |     702 |     746 |     739 |     747 |     721
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     732 |     572 |     571 |     586 |     719 |     801 |     753 |     774
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CIVIL ENGINEERING:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   7,217 |   7,545 |   7,436 |   7,568 |   8,484 |   9,230 |   9,178 |   9,327
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     341 |     374 |     418 |     413 |     437 |     531 |     481 |     475
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      87 |      66 |      74 |      88 |      88 |     111 |      80 |      65
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,120 |   2,374 |   2,324 |   2,385 |   2,794 |   3,150 |   3,228 |   3,358
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,333 |   1,339 |   1,295 |   1,252 |   1,248 |   1,215 |   1,391 |   1,496
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   3,336 |   3,392 |   3,325 |   3,430 |   3,917 |   4,223 |   3,998 |   3,933
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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  11,242 |  11,725 |  12,337 |  12,670 |  13,664 |  14,349 |  14,031 |  13,097
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     541 |     563 |     662 |     689 |     728 |     859 |     907 |     903
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      79 |      69 |      68 |      90 |      98 |      94 |     105 |     111
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   3,305 |   3,851 |   4,141 |   4,372 |   4,569 |   4,829 |   4,899 |   4,753
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,428 |   2,444 |   2,538 |   2,485 |   2,472 |   2,447 |   2,471 |   2,330
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   4,889 |   4,798 |   4,928 |   5,034 |   5,797 |   6,120 |   5,649 |   5,000
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INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   3,006 |   3,127 |   3,459 |   3,520 |   4,359 |   4,646 |   4,457 |   4,379
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     119 |     138 |     169 |     185 |     191 |     194 |     195 |     167
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      25 |      27 |      22 |      16 |      10 |      11 |      29 |      24
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     758 |     839 |     959 |     957 |   1,047 |   1,037 |   1,069 |   1,076
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     673 |     617 |     679 |     694 |     718 |     715 |     729 |     724
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   1,431 |   1,506 |   1,630 |   1,668 |   2,393 |   2,689 |   2,435 |   2,388
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MECHANICAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   7,371 |   7,524 |   7,599 |   7,853 |   8,517 |   9,123 |   9,138 |   8,680
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     358 |     309 |     331 |     407 |     441 |     510 |     550 |     535
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      93 |      84 |      94 |      90 |     112 |      95 |     114 |     107
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,890 |   3,045 |   3,203 |   3,212 |   3,504 |   3,562 |   3,600 |   3,418
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,717 |   1,738 |   1,725 |   1,716 |   1,653 |   1,701 |   1,716 |   1,613
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,313 |   2,348 |   2,246 |   2,428 |   2,807 |   3,255 |   3,158 |   3,007
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OTHER ENGINEERING:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  10,287 |  10,481 |  10,773 |  11,184 |  11,699 |  11,435 |  11,425 |  10,807
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     716 |     680 |     708 |     763 |     880 |     911 |     950 |     971
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     110 |     110 |     113 |     132 |     135 |     141 |     135 |     141
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   4,348 |   4,597 |   5,027 |   5,407 |   5,691 |   5,629 |   5,659 |   5,578
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,446 |   1,493 |   1,459 |   1,372 |   1,500 |   1,223 |   1,203 |   1,184
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   3,667 |   3,601 |   3,466 |   3,510 |   3,493 |   3,531 |   3,478 |   2,933
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS:                   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  16,476 |  17,037 |  17,995 |  19,161 |  20,396 |  21,984 |  23,299 |  24,863
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   1,204 |   1,163 |   1,287 |   1,298 |   1,293 |   1,392 |   1,521 |   1,549
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   3,558 |   3,595 |   3,493 |   3,751 |   3,529 |   3,916 |   3,627 |   3,712
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,188 |   2,364 |   2,694 |   2,822 |   3,262 |   3,259 |   3,137 |   3,386
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,957 |   1,910 |   1,990 |   2,034 |   2,087 |   2,120 |   2,082 |   2,330
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   7,569 |   8,005 |   8,531 |   9,256 |  10,225 |  11,297 |  12,932 |  13,886
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SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING