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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 14: Historically Black Colleges and Universities


  TABLE B-117.  FEMALE GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
  FIELDS IN HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, 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 .............|   1,244 |   1,382 |   1,460 |   1,631 |   1,756 |   1,800 |   2,101 |   2,454
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   1,114 |   1,277 |   1,344 |   1,505 |   1,546 |   1,575 |   1,825 |   2,148
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   1,061 |   1,216 |   1,285 |   1,418 |   1,461 |   1,474 |   1,725 |   2,020
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|      84 |      93 |     105 |     106 |     109 |     119 |     155 |     164
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|      69 |      69 |      84 |      81 |      80 |      85 |     113 |     130
   PHYSICS ...............................|      14 |      18 |      14 |      20 |      24 |      29 |      33 |      28
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       1 |       6 |       7 |       5 |       5 |       5 |       9 |       6
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|       5 |      17 |      12 |      22 |      25 |      33 |      39 |      41
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|       5 |       4 |       0 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       0 |      13 |      12 |      17 |      18 |      19 |      16 |      18
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       0 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       5 |      12 |      21 |      21
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      81 |      84 |      92 |      70 |      70 |      71 |     122 |     116
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      58 |      96 |     107 |     154 |     150 |     149 |     152 |     153
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|       8 |       8 |       9 |      27 |      31 |      33 |      62 |      83
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     200 |     201 |     240 |     240 |     237 |     263 |     335 |     358
   ANATOMY ...............................|       4 |       6 |       6 |       6 |       5 |       6 |       6 |       6
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|       2 |       1 |       2 |       3 |       5 |      11 |      14 |      15
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     115 |      91 |     113 |     103 |     115 |     140 |     165 |     166
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|      12 |      18 |      21 |      29 |      27 |      10 |      16 |      13
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      16 |      15 |      18 |      13 |      13 |      15 |      20 |      17
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|       6 |       4 |       4 |       7 |       8 |      12 |      13 |      14
   NUTRITION .............................|      11 |      26 |      20 |      16 |       9 |      34 |      55 |      56
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       8 |       6 |       6 |       4 |       6 |       6 |       9 |      10
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       5 |       8 |       9 |      13 |      13 |      13 |      15 |      22
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       6 |       6 |      12 |      20 |      21 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      15 |      20 |      29 |      26 |      15 |      16 |      22 |      39
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     225 |     284 |     294 |     291 |     318 |     328 |     367 |     491
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     400 |     433 |     426 |     508 |     521 |     478 |     493 |     614
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       5 |       6 |       7 |       8 |      16 |      10 |       8 |       6
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      28 |      26 |      25 |      21 |      18 |      33 |      25 |      24
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      69 |      66 |      83 |      81 |      86 |       0 |       0 |       0
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     117 |     135 |     107 |     155 |     194 |     219 |     224 |     322
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     103 |      93 |      95 |     117 |      88 |      95 |     102 |     124
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      34 |      32 |      39 |      41 |      26 |      25 |      35 |      41
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      44 |      75 |      70 |      85 |      93 |      96 |      99 |      97
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|      53 |      61 |      59 |      87 |      85 |     101 |     100 |     128
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       6 |      10 |      10 |      10
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      22 |      27 |      17 |      12 |      13 |      15 |      15 |      20
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      17 |      12 |      16 |      39 |      28 |      31 |      31 |      32
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       2 |       5 |       9 |      15 |      14 |      24 |      17 |      23
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|       6 |       9 |       6 |      11 |      14 |       9 |      11 |      19
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|       6 |       8 |      11 |      10 |      10 |      12 |      16 |      24
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     130 |     105 |     116 |     126 |     210 |     225 |     276 |     306
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|       0 |       0 |      22 |      30 |      61 |      68 |      71 |      64
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|      50 |      45 |      40 |      42 |      56 |      56 |      69 |      84
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       5 |       8 |       8 |       9 |      28 |      22 |      21 |      27
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      67 |      43 |      42 |      40 |      60 |      74 |     106 |     108
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       3 |       4 |       4 |       5 |       5 |       5 |       9 |       4
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|       5 |       5 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      19
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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