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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 14: Historically Black Colleges and Universities


1 TABLE B-32.  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 .............|   3,202 |   3,474 |   3,467 |   3,684 |   3,808 |   4,019 |   4,339 |   4,887
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   3,042 |   3,319 |   3,285 |   3,490 |   3,527 |   3,712 |   3,965 |   4,486
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   2,707 |   2,939 |   2,902 |   3,096 |   3,115 |   3,229 |   3,487 |   3,901
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     300 |     328 |     336 |     322 |     332 |     363 |     397 |     437
    ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
    CHEMISTRY .............................|     197 |     204 |     233 |     203 |     206 |     211 |     237 |     270
    PHYSICS ...............................|     100 |     112 |      94 |     112 |     120 |     146 |     145 |     153
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       3 |      12 |       9 |       7 |       6 |       6 |      15 |      14
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
   EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      16 |      36 |      27 |      48 |      60 |      80 |      92 |      75
    ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
    GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      16 |      13 |       2 |       6 |       3 |       5 |       4 |       2
    OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       0 |      23 |      25 |      37 |      41 |      41 |      37 |      36
    EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       0 |       0 |       0 |       5 |      16 |      34 |      51 |      37
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
   MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     259 |     252 |     255 |     179 |     187 |     192 |     249 |     233
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
   COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|     229 |     277 |     290 |     404 |     429 |     437 |     425 |     450
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
   AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      52 |      64 |      66 |     131 |     122 |     133 |     143 |     179
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
   BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     409 |     414 |     447 |     460 |     468 |     500 |     641 |     643
    ANATOMY ...............................|       6 |      11 |       9 |       8 |       6 |       8 |       8 |       8
    BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      12 |      15 |      15 |      15 |      15 |      20 |      23 |      23
    BIOLOGY ...............................|     207 |     180 |     206 |     184 |     203 |     241 |     335 |     315
    BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
    BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
    BOTANY ................................|      32 |      38 |      43 |      68 |      62 |      39 |      56 |      51
    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 |      26 |      26 |      22 |      24 |      27 |      29 |      25
    MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      10 |       7 |       8 |      15 |      15 |      17 |      19 |      20
    NUTRITION .............................|      35 |      43 |      44 |      42 |      37 |      65 |      83 |      80
    PATHOLOGY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
    PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      12 |      10 |       8 |       8 |      12 |      11 |      18 |      20
    PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      22 |      22 |      24 |      32 |      36 |      30 |      32 |      38
    ZOOLOGY ...............................|      23 |      23 |      22 |      28 |      28 |       0 |       0 |       0
    BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      25 |      39 |      42 |      38 |      30 |      42 |      38 |      63
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
   PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     374 |     443 |     440 |     448 |     447 |     506 |     550 |     699
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
   SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   1,068 |   1,125 |   1,041 |   1,104 |   1,070 |   1,018 |     990 |   1,185
    AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      46 |      48 |      49 |      39 |      43 |      47 |      43 |      29
    ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
    ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     123 |     132 |      99 |      86 |      59 |      91 |      82 |      91
    GEOGRAPHY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
    LINGUISTICS ...........................|     144 |     136 |     137 |     134 |     142 |       0 |       0 |       0
    POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|     367 |     399 |     335 |     376 |     407 |     454 |     447 |     611
    SOCIOLOGY .............................|     195 |     185 |     180 |     211 |     173 |     179 |     177 |     197
    SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      62 |      58 |      58 |      61 |      65 |      61 |      56 |      72
    SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     131 |     167 |     183 |     197 |     181 |     186 |     185 |     185
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     335 |     380 |     383 |     394 |     412 |     483 |     478 |     585
   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 |      16 |      28 |      28 |      27
   CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      52 |      57 |      72 |      60 |      75 |      87 |     101 |      97
   ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     129 |     111 |     129 |     132 |     132 |     164 |     157 |     190
   ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      10 |      26 |      26 |      28 |      34 |      40 |      39 |      64
   MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      65 |     102 |      72 |     100 |      94 |     106 |      99 |     113
   METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      79 |      84 |      84 |      74 |      61 |      58 |      54 |      94
                                           |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     160 |     155 |     182 |     194 |     281 |     307 |     374 |     401
  CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|       0 |       0 |      57 |      61 |      91 |      99 |     105 |      89
  DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  NURSING .................................|      50 |      45 |      41 |      43 |      61 |      61 |      74 |      90
  PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      14 |      22 |      23 |      26 |      49 |      32 |      44 |      51
  PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      67 |      62 |      42 |      45 |      61 |      96 |     127 |     117
  VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      20 |      17 |      19 |      19 |      19 |      19 |      24 |      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