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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE C-51.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
   FIELDS IN PRIVATE 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 .....................|  73,000 |  74,828 |  76,829 |  79,114 |  82,469 |  87,102 |  89,759 |  90,909
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   9,660 |   9,911 |  10,181 |  10,846 |  11,909 |  12,589 |  12,759 |  12,830
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   5,790 |   6,122 |   6,458 |   6,869 |   6,809 |   6,487 |   6,813 |   7,115
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  16,791 |  17,512 |  18,376 |  18,426 |  19,157 |  19,943 |  20,060 |  20,128
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  11,920 |  11,903 |  12,208 |  12,227 |  12,244 |  12,439 |  12,783 |  12,413
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  28,839 |  29,380 |  29,606 |  30,746 |  32,350 |  35,644 |  37,344 |  38,423
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING:         |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  68,259 |  69,712 |  71,499 |  73,525 |  76,380 |  80,616 |  81,857 |  82,141
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   9,290 |   9,633 |   9,804 |  10,459 |  11,530 |  12,147 |  12,322 |  12,304
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   4,848 |   5,156 |   5,428 |   5,765 |   5,804 |   5,443 |   5,689 |   5,968
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  16,464 |  17,153 |  17,978 |  18,030 |  18,657 |  19,449 |  19,459 |  19,440
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|  11,706 |  11,683 |  11,987 |  12,013 |  11,969 |  12,187 |  12,507 |  12,094
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  25,951 |  26,087 |  26,302 |  27,258 |  28,420 |  31,390 |  31,880 |  32,335
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SCIENCES, TOTAL:                        |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  51,198 |  52,662 |  54,288 |  56,224 |  58,257 |  61,670 |  62,876 |  63,353
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   7,207 |   7,664 |   7,772 |   8,212 |   8,874 |   9,536 |   9,710 |   9,771
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   4,378 |   4,606 |   4,848 |   5,196 |   5,192 |   4,961 |   5,173 |   5,524
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   9,888 |  10,640 |  11,343 |  11,389 |  12,076 |  12,721 |  12,652 |  12,587
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   9,160 |   9,116 |   9,491 |   9,551 |   9,360 |   9,642 |   9,847 |   9,568
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|  20,565 |  20,636 |  20,834 |  21,876 |  22,755 |  24,810 |  25,494 |  25,903
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PHYSICAL SCIENCES:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   7,802 |   7,832 |   8,066 |   8,129 |   8,275 |   8,363 |   8,288 |   8,209
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     958 |     824 |     873 |     962 |   1,170 |   1,082 |   1,062 |   1,032
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     271 |     279 |     289 |     379 |     373 |     385 |     398 |     404
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   3,487 |   3,679 |   3,858 |   3,694 |   3,796 |   3,891 |   3,677 |   3,611
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,601 |   2,516 |   2,583 |   2,595 |   2,414 |   2,492 |   2,616 |   2,563
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     485 |     534 |     463 |     499 |     522 |     513 |     535 |     599
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EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES:   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   1,780 |   1,791 |   1,814 |   1,855 |   1,951 |   2,036 |   2,128 |   2,232
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     239 |     232 |     239 |     263 |     289 |     294 |     284 |     324
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      53 |      51 |      49 |      39 |      39 |      28 |      48 |      31
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     856 |     881 |     958 |     935 |     946 |     951 |   1,000 |   1,009
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     297 |     281 |     272 |     259 |     281 |     332 |     331 |     334
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     335 |     346 |     296 |     359 |     396 |     431 |     465 |     534
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MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES:                  |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   2,880 |   2,983 |   2,972 |   2,826 |   2,978 |   3,066 |   3,107 |   3,104
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     485 |     515 |     483 |     430 |     527 |     559 |     622 |     592
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      98 |     126 |     130 |     116 |     131 |     141 |     163 |     182
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     358 |     384 |     375 |     339 |     330 |     378 |     358 |     368
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,196 |   1,193 |   1,302 |   1,310 |   1,247 |   1,245 |   1,184 |   1,166
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     743 |     765 |     682 |     631 |     743 |     743 |     780 |     796
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COMPUTER SCIENCES:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   4,529 |   4,416 |   4,645 |   4,758 |   4,531 |   4,974 |   5,028 |   4,873
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     357 |     385 |     377 |     437 |     399 |     412 |     404 |     412
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      37 |      47 |      79 |     100 |      94 |     104 |     155 |     155
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     903 |   1,016 |   1,032 |   1,029 |   1,112 |   1,184 |   1,103 |   1,161
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     671 |     641 |     671 |     690 |     631 |     625 |     698 |     614
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,561 |   2,327 |   2,486 |   2,502 |   2,295 |   2,649 |   2,668 |   2,531
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AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES:                  |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|     361 |     380 |     384 |     427 |     448 |     423 |     415 |     417
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|      70 |      71 |     110 |     112 |     100 |      99 |      98 |     105
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      27 |      30 |      25 |      30 |      22 |      16 |      16 |      24
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     164 |     162 |     142 |     161 |     172 |     166 |     162 |     147
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|      36 |      39 |      32 |      21 |      26 |      24 |      32 |      25
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|      64 |      78 |      75 |     103 |     128 |     118 |     107 |     116
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BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES:                    |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   9,887 |  10,209 |  10,585 |  10,895 |  11,503 |  11,969 |  12,422 |  13,037
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   1,684 |   1,673 |   1,796 |   1,974 |   2,053 |   2,138 |   2,176 |   2,182
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   2,320 |   2,466 |   2,529 |   2,688 |   2,801 |   2,674 |   2,788 |   3,114
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,581 |   2,858 |   3,209 |   3,331 |   3,643 |   3,858 |   4,086 |   4,162
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,364 |   1,320 |   1,387 |   1,324 |   1,343 |   1,354 |   1,271 |   1,299
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   1,938 |   1,892 |   1,664 |   1,578 |   1,663 |   1,945 |   2,101 |   2,280
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PSYCHOLOGY:                             |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   9,834 |  10,220 |  11,004 |  11,492 |  12,200 |  12,980 |  13,370 |  13,292
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     540 |     585 |     562 |     640 |     692 |     812 |     800 |     840
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     556 |     509 |     498 |     477 |     505 |     403 |     438 |     417
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     546 |     583 |     701 |     721 |     798 |     869 |     967 |     970
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,099 |   1,220 |   1,221 |   1,232 |   1,281 |   1,217 |   1,328 |   1,203
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   7,093 |   7,323 |   8,022 |   8,422 |   8,924 |   9,679 |   9,837 |   9,862
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SOCIAL SCIENCES:                        |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  14,125 |  14,831 |  14,818 |  15,842 |  16,371 |  17,859 |  18,118 |  18,189
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   2,874 |   3,379 |   3,332 |   3,394 |   3,644 |   4,140 |   4,264 |   4,284
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|   1,016 |   1,098 |   1,249 |   1,367 |   1,227 |   1,210 |   1,167 |   1,197
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     993 |   1,077 |   1,068 |   1,179 |   1,279 |   1,424 |   1,299 |   1,159
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,896 |   1,906 |   2,023 |   2,120 |   2,137 |   2,353 |   2,387 |   2,364
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   7,346 |   7,371 |   7,146 |   7,782 |   8,084 |   8,732 |   9,001 |   9,185
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ENGINEERING, TOTAL:                     |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|  17,061 |  17,050 |  17,211 |  17,301 |  18,123 |  18,946 |  18,981 |  18,788
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|   2,083 |   1,969 |   2,032 |   2,247 |   2,656 |   2,611 |   2,612 |   2,533
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     470 |     550 |     580 |     569 |     612 |     482 |     516 |     444
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   6,576 |   6,513 |   6,635 |   6,641 |   6,581 |   6,728 |   6,807 |   6,853
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,546 |   2,567 |   2,496 |   2,462 |   2,609 |   2,545 |   2,660 |   2,526
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   5,386 |   5,451 |   5,468 |   5,382 |   5,665 |   6,580 |   6,386 |   6,432
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CHEMICAL ENGINEERING:                   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   1,707 |   1,618 |   1,558 |   1,544 |   1,572 |   1,579 |   1,629 |   1,631
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     426 |     355 |     320 |     334 |     345 |     357 |     351 |     366
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      84 |      79 |     111 |     122 |     138 |     100 |      74 |      56
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     760 |     783 |     727 |     686 |     640 |     655 |     683 |     713
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     222 |     241 |     220 |     230 |     247 |     263 |     267 |     245
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     215 |     160 |     180 |     172 |     202 |     204 |     254 |     251
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CIVIL ENGINEERING:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   2,124 |   2,072 |   2,235 |   2,304 |   2,504 |   2,755 |   2,774 |   2,841
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     115 |     171 |     198 |     193 |     237 |     255 |     395 |     367
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     121 |     128 |     126 |     123 |     121 |     102 |     125 |     137
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     757 |     673 |     699 |     702 |     744 |     761 |     777 |     793
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     388 |     366 |     385 |     357 |     369 |     381 |     388 |     389
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     743 |     734 |     827 |     929 |   1,033 |   1,256 |   1,089 |   1,155
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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   5,247 |   5,323 |   5,390 |   5,248 |   5,508 |   5,820 |   5,622 |   5,727
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     518 |     470 |     532 |     550 |     658 |     607 |     518 |     542
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      55 |      87 |      91 |      67 |      84 |      65 |      64 |      46
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,742 |   1,799 |   1,922 |   1,817 |   1,873 |   1,926 |   1,957 |   1,988
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     870 |     858 |     856 |     835 |     887 |     873 |     848 |     792
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,062 |   2,109 |   1,989 |   1,979 |   2,006 |   2,349 |   2,235 |   2,359
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INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   1,016 |   1,023 |   1,013 |     971 |   1,047 |   1,186 |   1,218 |   1,182
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|      75 |      36 |      38 |      56 |      67 |      63 |      77 |     102
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      23 |      17 |      21 |      20 |      21 |      16 |      18 |       8
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     141 |     170 |     143 |     157 |     175 |     165 |     167 |     172
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     108 |     124 |     127 |     137 |     155 |     150 |     194 |     179
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     669 |     676 |     684 |     601 |     629 |     792 |     762 |     721
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MECHANICAL ENGINEERING:                 |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   2,631 |   2,639 |   2,644 |   2,714 |   2,879 |   2,897 |   2,964 |   2,865
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     270 |     236 |     235 |     296 |     409 |     364 |     345 |     386
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|      53 |      92 |      93 |      87 |      61 |      67 |      96 |      74
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   1,033 |     987 |   1,019 |   1,064 |   1,097 |   1,139 |   1,126 |   1,110
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     486 |     487 |     473 |     473 |     496 |     431 |     501 |     451
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     789 |     837 |     824 |     794 |     816 |     896 |     896 |     844
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OTHER ENGINEERING:                      |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   4,336 |   4,375 |   4,371 |   4,520 |   4,613 |   4,709 |   4,774 |   4,542
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     679 |     701 |     709 |     818 |     940 |     965 |     926 |     770
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     134 |     147 |     138 |     150 |     187 |     132 |     139 |     123
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|   2,143 |   2,101 |   2,125 |   2,215 |   2,052 |   2,082 |   2,097 |   2,077
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     472 |     491 |     435 |     430 |     455 |     447 |     462 |     470
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|     908 |     935 |     964 |     907 |     979 |   1,083 |   1,150 |   1,102
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS:                   |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL TYPES .....................|   4,741 |   5,116 |   5,330 |   5,589 |   6,089 |   6,486 |   7,902 |   8,768
    FELLOWSHIPS ........................|     370 |     278 |     377 |     387 |     379 |     442 |     437 |     526
    TRAINEESHIPS .......................|     942 |     966 |   1,030 |   1,104 |   1,005 |   1,044 |   1,124 |   1,147
    RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     327 |     359 |     398 |     396 |     500 |     494 |     601 |     688
    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS ............|     214 |     220 |     221 |     214 |     275 |     252 |     276 |     319
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT .............|   2,888 |   3,293 |   3,304 |   3,488 |   3,930 |   4,254 |   5,464 |   6,088
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SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING