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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE D-6.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
           PUBLIC MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   | 1987 1/ |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  36,241 |  35,036 |  37,177 |  39,804 |  42,557 |  44,907 |  47,279 |  47,655
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  31,033 |  29,894 |  31,738 |  34,254 |  36,395 |  38,289 |  39,194 |  38,751
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  26,981 |  26,359 |  28,068 |  30,174 |  31,737 |  33,290 |  34,461 |  34,294
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,315 |   1,273 |   1,399 |   1,393 |   1,541 |   1,481 |   1,571 |   1,521
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     862 |     793 |     837 |     829 |     868 |     857 |     913 |     893
   PHYSICS ...............................|     330 |     363 |     420 |     439 |     481 |     421 |     411 |     410
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     123 |     117 |     142 |     125 |     192 |     203 |     247 |     218
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,060 |   1,012 |     975 |   1,041 |   1,210 |   1,449 |   1,605 |   1,686
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       4 |      11 |      12 |       4 |      12 |      13 |      17 |      19
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     573 |     513 |     442 |     458 |     462 |     475 |     460 |     481
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     105 |     107 |     117 |     117 |     112 |     128 |     138 |     175
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     378 |     381 |     404 |     462 |     624 |     833 |     990 |   1,011
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,970 |   1,911 |   2,033 |   2,171 |   2,067 |   2,117 |   2,187 |   2,076
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   3,798 |   3,570 |   3,674 |   3,862 |   4,215 |   4,357 |   4,141 |   3,695
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     632 |     652 |     635 |     666 |     667 |     655 |     727 |     715
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   3,046 |   2,911 |   3,020 |   3,042 |   3,064 |   3,293 |   3,700 |   3,776
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      20 |      11 |      15 |      12 |       8 |       8 |      35 |      43
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   2,578 |   2,487 |   2,582 |   2,647 |   2,649 |   2,772 |   3,058 |   3,077
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|      30 |      24 |      14 |      19 |      17 |      20 |       7 |       5
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      12 |      15
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      36 |      32 |      35 |      44 |      41 |      57 |      72 |      73
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      14 |      10 |      16 |      20 |      15 |      11 |       5 |       6
   NUTRITION .............................|     234 |     232 |     225 |     165 |     186 |     256 |     276 |     323
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      25 |      25 |      31 |      28 |      29 |      25 |      30 |      33
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      14 |      10 |      13 |      13 |      19 |      18 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      95 |      80 |      89 |      94 |      99 |     126 |     205 |     201
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   7,226 |   7,239 |   8,027 |   8,686 |   9,238 |   9,592 |   9,741 |   9,791
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   7,934 |   7,791 |   8,305 |   9,313 |   9,735 |  10,346 |  10,789 |  11,034
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      51 |      50 |      49 |      41 |      53 |      68 |      81 |      67
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     260 |     263 |     248 |     269 |     294 |     308 |     297 |     251
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     596 |     568 |     551 |     675 |     741 |     840 |     763 |     681
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     558 |     621 |     678 |     628 |     652 |     675 |     729 |     736
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     292 |     327 |     310 |     290 |     290 |     347 |     374 |     342
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   3,593 |   4,028 |   4,431 |   4,867 |   4,922 |   5,090 |   5,282 |   5,422
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     667 |     633 |     653 |     767 |     940 |   1,040 |   1,054 |   1,142
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      42 |      40 |      40 |      56 |      72 |      68 |      86 |     102
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,875 |   1,261 |   1,345 |   1,720 |   1,771 |   1,910 |   2,123 |   2,291
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   4,052 |   3,535 |   3,670 |   4,080 |   4,658 |   4,999 |   4,733 |   4,457
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       4 |       6 |      27 |      25 |      28 |      26 |      24 |      45
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      52 |      69 |      49 |      47 |      35 |      38 |      38 |      40
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     120 |      93 |      69 |     106 |     111 |     124 |     124 |     102
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     894 |     738 |     625 |     664 |     938 |   1,169 |   1,201 |   1,265
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,044 |   1,011 |   1,318 |   1,479 |   1,623 |   1,740 |   1,570 |   1,433
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       6 |       7 |      12 |      12 |      10 |      14 |      13 |       9
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     417 |     373 |     442 |     394 |     504 |     449 |     416 |     410
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     434 |     424 |     448 |     561 |     587 |     647 |     591 |     516
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      54 |      45 |      62 |      81 |      83 |      97 |      95 |      71
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,027 |     769 |     618 |     711 |     739 |     695 |     661 |     566
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   5,208 |   5,142 |   5,439 |   5,550 |   6,162 |   6,618 |   8,085 |   8,904
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     114 |     106 |     115 |     103 |     105 |     164 |     160 |     170
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|   1,714 |   1,822 |   1,831 |   1,798 |   2,067 |   2,263 |   2,954 |   3,363
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     251 |     226 |     214 |     256 |     361 |     321 |     506 |     533
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,713 |   1,597 |   1,711 |   1,885 |   2,079 |   2,100 |   2,534 |   2,816
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,416 |   1,391 |   1,568 |   1,508 |   1,550 |   1,770 |   1,931 |   2,022
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1/  THESE FIGURES INCLUDE ESTIMATED DATA FOR MASTER'S-GRANTING
    INSTITUTIONS, WHICH WERE SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS FROM 1984 THROUGH
    1987.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING