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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 14: Historically Black Colleges and Universities


TABLE B-120.  FEMALE 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 .............|     755 |     836 |     839 |     913 |   1,013 |   1,032 |   1,287 |   1,576
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|     666 |     768 |     763 |     826 |     881 |     883 |   1,095 |   1,349
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|     625 |     720 |     721 |     776 |     810 |     800 |   1,004 |   1,239
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|      64 |      73 |      55 |      60 |      75 |      86 |     132 |     129
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|      58 |      59 |      47 |      47 |      59 |      63 |     100 |     101
   PHYSICS ...............................|       6 |      11 |       7 |      11 |      15 |      23 |      29 |      25
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       0 |       3 |       1 |       2 |       1 |       0 |       3 |       3
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|       2 |      11 |       7 |      12 |      13 |      14 |      19 |      22
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|       2 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       0 |      10 |       7 |      10 |      11 |       7 |       7 |      11
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       2 |       7 |      11 |      10
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      38 |      45 |      49 |      35 |      39 |      36 |      70 |      74
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      37 |      76 |      70 |      83 |      80 |      74 |      85 |      85
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|       4 |       3 |       3 |      21 |      23 |      24 |      19 |      35
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     163 |     140 |     177 |     175 |     173 |     190 |     268 |     298
   ANATOMY ...............................|       4 |       6 |       6 |       6 |       5 |       6 |       6 |       6
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|       2 |       1 |       2 |       3 |       5 |      11 |      14 |      14
   BIOLOGY ...............................|      84 |      54 |      73 |      71 |      73 |      97 |     121 |     121
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       9 |      13 |      15 |      13 |      14 |      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 |      12 |      14 |      10 |      12 |       9 |      17 |      16
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|       6 |       4 |       4 |       7 |       8 |      12 |      13 |      14
   NUTRITION .............................|      11 |      14 |      10 |       7 |       6 |      15 |      39 |      47
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       8 |       6 |       6 |       4 |       6 |       5 |       9 |      10
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       5 |       7 |       8 |      13 |      13 |      13 |      15 |      22
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       5 |       5 |      12 |      16 |      17 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      13 |      18 |      27 |      25 |      14 |      12 |      18 |      35
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|      98 |     122 |     132 |     119 |     143 |     139 |     171 |     268
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     219 |     250 |     228 |     271 |     264 |     237 |     240 |     328
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       1 |       1 |       1 |       5 |       6 |       3 |       6 |       4
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      18 |      17 |      14 |      13 |      11 |      10 |      14 |      15
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      45 |      44 |      34 |      36 |      36 |       0 |       0 |       0
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|      64 |      78 |      57 |      73 |     104 |     122 |      97 |     184
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      41 |      45 |      57 |      71 |      46 |      53 |      57 |      48
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      17 |      16 |      30 |      32 |      21 |      12 |      27 |      35
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      33 |      49 |      35 |      41 |      40 |      37 |      39 |      42
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|      41 |      48 |      42 |      50 |      71 |      83 |      91 |     110
  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 |       9 |       9 |      10
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      16 |      20 |      11 |       6 |       8 |       9 |      14 |      15
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      13 |      12 |      13 |      19 |      26 |      30 |      29 |      28
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       2 |       5 |       7 |      13 |      10 |      20 |      14 |      19
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|       6 |       8 |       5 |       8 |      12 |       7 |      10 |      18
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|       4 |       3 |       6 |       4 |       9 |       8 |      15 |      20
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      89 |      68 |      76 |      87 |     132 |     149 |     192 |     227
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|       0 |       0 |      22 |      30 |      54 |      66 |      71 |      64
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|      31 |      26 |      23 |      23 |      32 |      27 |      24 |      42
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       5 |       8 |       8 |       9 |      21 |      22 |      20 |      22
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      46 |      25 |      19 |      24 |      24 |      33 |      70 |      76
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       2 |       4 |       4 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       7 |       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