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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 14: Historically Black Colleges and Universities


TABLE B-118.  FULL-TIME 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 .............|   2,091 |   2,285 |   2,157 |   2,176 |   2,340 |   2,407 |   2,842 |   3,283
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   1,974 |   2,173 |   2,015 |   2,030 |   2,153 |   2,193 |   2,576 |   2,976
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   1,726 |   1,877 |   1,725 |   1,794 |   1,869 |   1,856 |   2,188 |   2,488
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     244 |     272 |     232 |     220 |     249 |     264 |     333 |     347
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     165 |     180 |     156 |     135 |     147 |     146 |     203 |     208
   PHYSICS ...............................|      77 |      88 |      74 |      81 |     100 |     118 |     126 |     130
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       2 |       4 |       2 |       4 |       2 |       0 |       4 |       9
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|       9 |      18 |      17 |      24 |      31 |      32 |      48 |      41
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|       9 |       6 |       2 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       0 |      12 |      15 |      20 |      25 |      16 |      23 |      21
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       0 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       6 |      16 |      24 |      19
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     168 |     169 |     160 |      95 |     104 |     109 |     154 |     140
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     163 |     209 |     169 |     216 |     253 |     224 |     277 |     278
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      36 |      41 |      45 |     106 |      99 |     107 |      78 |     105
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     325 |     299 |     339 |     354 |     361 |     364 |     524 |     533
   ANATOMY ...............................|       6 |      11 |       9 |       8 |       6 |       8 |       8 |       8
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      12 |      15 |      15 |      15 |      15 |      20 |      23 |      22
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     139 |     102 |     129 |     130 |     137 |     157 |     246 |     227
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|      26 |      31 |      31 |      39 |      38 |      39 |      55 |      50
   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 ..............................|      25 |      22 |      22 |      18 |      22 |      16 |      26 |      24
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      10 |       7 |       8 |      15 |      15 |      17 |      19 |      20
   NUTRITION .............................|      34 |      30 |      34 |      33 |      33 |      34 |      66 |      70
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      12 |       9 |       8 |       8 |      12 |      10 |      18 |      19
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      22 |      21 |      23 |      32 |      36 |      30 |      32 |      38
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      18 |      18 |      22 |      20 |      21 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      21 |      33 |      38 |      36 |      26 |      33 |      31 |      55
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     163 |     202 |     197 |     175 |     199 |     218 |     244 |     370
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     618 |     667 |     566 |     604 |     573 |     538 |     530 |     674
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      31 |      29 |      27 |      25 |      26 |      23 |      35 |      22
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      86 |      88 |      63 |      44 |      35 |      43 |      42 |      59
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      82 |      80 |      60 |      63 |      63 |       0 |       0 |       0
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     197 |     229 |     162 |     210 |     219 |     262 |     225 |     367
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     102 |     102 |     107 |     124 |      90 |     102 |     104 |      84
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      28 |      27 |      37 |      39 |      53 |      28 |      43 |      61
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      92 |     112 |     110 |      99 |      87 |      80 |      81 |      81
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     248 |     296 |     290 |     236 |     284 |     337 |     388 |     488
  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 |      15 |      24 |      26 |      27
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      35 |      40 |      57 |      28 |      32 |      47 |      75 |      73
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     104 |     104 |     104 |      81 |     104 |     130 |     125 |     166
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      10 |      20 |      19 |      20 |      24 |      30 |      27 |      51
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      60 |      92 |      64 |      72 |      81 |      76 |      92 |     105
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      39 |      40 |      46 |      35 |      28 |      30 |      43 |      66
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     117 |     112 |     142 |     146 |     187 |     214 |     266 |     307
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|       0 |       0 |      57 |      61 |      82 |      97 |     105 |      89
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|      31 |      26 |      24 |      24 |      34 |      28 |      25 |      44
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      14 |      22 |      23 |      26 |      36 |      26 |      35 |      38
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      46 |      38 |      19 |      24 |      24 |      52 |      81 |      82
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      17 |      17 |      19 |      11 |      11 |      11 |      20 |      17
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|       9 |       9 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      37
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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