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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 10: by Type of Institutional Control


 TABLE D-7.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
          PRIVATE 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 .............|  13,688 |  12,602 |  13,182 |  14,805 |  15,821 |  17,166 |  17,879 |  17,491
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  11,239 |  10,370 |  10,941 |  12,326 |  12,876 |  13,783 |  14,316 |  13,533
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   8,409 |   7,689 |   7,968 |   8,600 |   9,237 |   9,917 |  10,622 |  10,173
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     270 |     264 |     243 |     218 |     228 |     231 |     224 |     219
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     217 |     212 |     199 |     175 |     176 |     176 |     168 |     162
   PHYSICS ...............................|      53 |      52 |      44 |      43 |      45 |      44 |      45 |      41
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       7 |      11 |      11 |      16
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      54 |      71 |      74 |      91 |     112 |     131 |     156 |     136
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      54 |      71 |      74 |      91 |     112 |     131 |     156 |     136
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     215 |     200 |     234 |     217 |     187 |     161 |     177 |     168
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   2,014 |   1,986 |   2,048 |   2,410 |   2,172 |   2,361 |   2,166 |   1,789
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      16 |      30 |      31 |      43 |      43 |      43 |      47 |     124
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     583 |     542 |     635 |     630 |     662 |     722 |     771 |     822
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      31 |      23 |      26 |      24 |      33 |      36 |      27 |      24
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     232 |     202 |     211 |     213 |     186 |     190 |     155 |     149
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       0 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       4 |       4 |       2 |       2
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      28 |      33 |      37 |      50 |      60 |      89 |      87 |      73
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      41 |      42 |      44 |      44 |      42 |      40 |      52 |      50
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      50 |      38 |      25 |      23 |      23 |      29 |      26 |      21
   NUTRITION .............................|      72 |      61 |     110 |     110 |     103 |      93 |     174 |     272
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      31 |      32 |      35 |      39 |      42 |      52 |      60 |      71
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       1 |       1 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       2 |       2 |       1 |       0 |       4 |       4 |       5 |       7
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      95 |     107 |     142 |     125 |     165 |     185 |     181 |     153
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   3,186 |   3,187 |   3,281 |   3,761 |   4,438 |   4,842 |   5,538 |   5,440
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   2,071 |   1,409 |   1,422 |   1,230 |   1,395 |   1,426 |   1,543 |   1,475
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     284 |     227 |     251 |      87 |      81 |      97 |     131 |     116
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       2 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,276 |     881 |     887 |     855 |     981 |     999 |   1,048 |     979
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      29 |      30 |      57 |      56 |      73 |      51 |      82 |      62
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      58 |      39 |      36 |      31 |       3 |       9 |       8 |       8
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     422 |     232 |     191 |     201 |     257 |     270 |     274 |     310
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   2,830 |   2,681 |   2,973 |   3,726 |   3,639 |   3,866 |   3,694 |   3,360
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      31 |      31 |      40 |      66 |      39 |      11 |      11 |      17
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      24 |      10 |      17 |      16 |      13 |      14 |      24 |      36
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      57 |      41 |      35 |      30 |      41 |      47 |      34 |      37
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     238 |     237 |     268 |     363 |     345 |     436 |     437 |     316
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     937 |     924 |   1,274 |   1,598 |   1,556 |   1,696 |   1,566 |   1,441
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     226 |     212 |       7 |       6 |      20 |      19 |      19 |      11
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     374 |     346 |     453 |     743 |     691 |     745 |     742 |     702
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     639 |     619 |     642 |     649 |     528 |     531 |     482 |     403
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      40 |      35 |      22 |      24 |      42 |      62 |      52 |      49
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     264 |     226 |     215 |     231 |     364 |     305 |     327 |     348
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,449 |   2,232 |   2,241 |   2,479 |   2,945 |   3,383 |   3,563 |   3,958
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     109 |     125 |     123 |     113 |     144 |     248 |     294 |     388
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|     732 |     697 |     784 |     928 |   1,164 |   1,195 |   1,219 |   1,252
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       5 |       4 |       8 |       2 |       1 |      16 |      20 |      11
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      26 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      22
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     252 |     128 |     211 |     218 |     290 |     330 |     367 |     402
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      20 |      17 |      19 |      19 |      19 |      19 |      24 |      17
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,305 |   1,261 |   1,096 |   1,199 |   1,327 |   1,575 |   1,639 |   1,866
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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