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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE C-80.  PART-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 .............|  72,337 |  73,582 |  76,421 |  81,702 |  83,337 |  87,208 |  88,859 |  90,591
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  58,620 |  59,404 |  61,419 |  65,610 |  66,772 |  69,664 |  70,659 |  71,285
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  37,502 |  38,754 |  39,686 |  42,119 |  43,050 |  44,907 |  45,583 |  45,852
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   2,325 |   2,486 |   2,441 |   2,647 |   2,521 |   2,536 |   2,585 |   2,533
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      37 |      25 |      22 |      18 |      17 |      26 |      27 |      18
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,284 |   1,279 |   1,261 |   1,387 |   1,311 |   1,426 |   1,473 |   1,351
   PHYSICS ...............................|     941 |   1,095 |   1,077 |   1,154 |   1,107 |     998 |     995 |   1,062
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      63 |      87 |      81 |      88 |      86 |      86 |      90 |     102
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   2,836 |   2,674 |   2,571 |   2,591 |   2,799 |   2,859 |   2,886 |   2,898
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      84 |      65 |      79 |      80 |      87 |     102 |     107 |     100
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   1,842 |   1,723 |   1,627 |   1,475 |   1,451 |   1,436 |   1,408 |   1,375
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     357 |     295 |     275 |     267 |     269 |     275 |     272 |     309
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     553 |     591 |     590 |     769 |     992 |   1,046 |   1,099 |   1,114
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,691 |   2,901 |   2,764 |   2,949 |   2,937 |   2,897 |   2,782 |   2,855
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   5,418 |   5,789 |   5,973 |   6,278 |   6,431 |   6,550 |   6,716 |   6,608
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,707 |   1,693 |   1,825 |   1,878 |   1,917 |   2,014 |   2,098 |   2,310
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,662 |   4,808 |   4,832 |   5,145 |   5,184 |   5,661 |   5,548 |   5,733
   ANATOMY ...............................|      55 |      56 |      59 |      65 |      76 |      60 |      40 |      88
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     122 |     125 |     186 |     159 |     162 |     230 |     201 |     238
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,338 |   1,472 |   1,334 |   1,450 |   1,524 |   1,774 |   1,753 |   1,732
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     226 |     294 |     304 |     366 |     335 |     444 |     400 |     400
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     118 |      46 |      43 |      32 |      13 |      17 |      17 |      17
   BOTANY ................................|     375 |     350 |     355 |     327 |     347 |     367 |     342 |     388
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      61 |      52 |      57 |      62 |      69 |     104 |     144 |     143
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     115 |     118 |     146 |     164 |     171 |     179 |     211 |     232
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     182 |     178 |     171 |     174 |     155 |     177 |     208 |     197
   GENETICS ..............................|      42 |      53 |      44 |      44 |      38 |      60 |      43 |      45
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     321 |     357 |     387 |     369 |     364 |     335 |     288 |     281
   NUTRITION .............................|     844 |     919 |     954 |     967 |     904 |     890 |     828 |     868
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     147 |     109 |     134 |     148 |     199 |     166 |     130 |     142
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      99 |      98 |     102 |      97 |     100 |     106 |     112 |     123
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     169 |     155 |     116 |     131 |     142 |     127 |     116 |     124
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     296 |     289 |     296 |     402 |     387 |     325 |     350 |     365
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     152 |     137 |     144 |     188 |     198 |     300 |     365 |     350
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   4,378 |   4,653 |   4,489 |   5,012 |   5,016 |   5,299 |   4,992 |   5,076
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  13,485 |  13,750 |  14,791 |  15,619 |  16,245 |  17,091 |  17,976 |  17,839
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     328 |     331 |     342 |     298 |     335 |     385 |     424 |     330
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   1,187 |   1,149 |   1,248 |   1,236 |   1,234 |   1,338 |   1,407 |   1,378
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   1,557 |   1,624 |   1,658 |   1,670 |   1,648 |   1,765 |   1,724 |   1,827
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     600 |     619 |     690 |     744 |     797 |     854 |     883 |     893
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     355 |     287 |     358 |     381 |     410 |     439 |     423 |     441
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   6,388 |   6,408 |   6,997 |   7,566 |   7,903 |   8,116 |   8,438 |   8,039
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,136 |   1,229 |   1,334 |   1,239 |   1,478 |   1,525 |   1,671 |   1,608
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     169 |     217 |     211 |     227 |     125 |     159 |     149 |     181
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,765 |   1,886 |   1,953 |   2,258 |   2,315 |   2,510 |   2,857 |   3,142
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  21,118 |  20,650 |  21,733 |  23,491 |  23,722 |  24,757 |  25,076 |  25,433
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     419 |     408 |     460 |     635 |     621 |     594 |     556 |     592
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     143 |     164 |     182 |     147 |     158 |     168 |     183 |     182
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     130 |     156 |     194 |     185 |     167 |     210 |     241 |     271
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     804 |     791 |     760 |     878 |     894 |     995 |   1,067 |   1,266
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   2,969 |   2,934 |   3,234 |   3,456 |   3,714 |   4,353 |   4,364 |   4,445
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   6,776 |   6,614 |   6,713 |   6,993 |   7,188 |   7,521 |   7,488 |   7,526
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     650 |     653 |     735 |     707 |     711 |     732 |     703 |     672
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   2,734 |   2,790 |   3,061 |   3,271 |   3,538 |   4,009 |   4,365 |   4,592
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   3,426 |   3,167 |   3,143 |   3,411 |   3,665 |   3,886 |   3,760 |   3,780
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     440 |     428 |     402 |     511 |     589 |     653 |     659 |     641
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     234 |     192 |     201 |     187 |     194 |     192 |     224 |     236
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   2,393 |   2,353 |   2,648 |   3,110 |   2,283 |   1,444 |   1,466 |   1,230
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  13,717 |  14,178 |  15,002 |  16,092 |  16,565 |  17,544 |  18,200 |  19,306
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     313 |     312 |     210 |     210 |     227 |     298 |     287 |     317
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     104 |     111 |      94 |      91 |     108 |      94 |      92 |     106
 NURSING .................................|   7,838 |   8,242 |   8,739 |   9,668 |  10,006 |  10,696 |  11,108 |  12,048
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     348 |     361 |     398 |     417 |     435 |     436 |     461 |     416
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,681 |   1,634 |   1,726 |   2,071 |   2,320 |   2,303 |   2,585 |   2,742
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,099 |   1,125 |   1,151 |   1,267 |   1,155 |   1,240 |   1,117 |   1,140
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     136 |     146 |     133 |     183 |     169 |     180 |     180 |     179
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,198 |   2,247 |   2,551 |   2,185 |   2,145 |   2,297 |   2,370 |   2,358
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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