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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 14: Historically Black Colleges and Universities


TABLE B-38.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
   HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, BY SEX AND FIELD: 1975-94

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            |          |                                             SCIENCES
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            |TOTAL, ALL|          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |
    YEAR    | SURVEYED |          |          |  EARTH,  |          |          |          |          |          |
            |  FIELDS  |SCIENCES, | PHYSICAL |  ATMOS-  |  MATHE-  | COMPUTER |  AGRI-   |BIOLOGICAL|          |  SOCIAL
            |          |  TOTAL   | SCIENCES |PHERIC, & | MATICAL  | SCIENCES | CULTURAL | SCIENCES |PSYCHOLOGY| SCIENCES
            |          |          |          |  OCEAN   | SCIENCES |          | SCIENCES |          |          |
            |          |          |          | SCIENCES |          |          |          |          |          |
            |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |
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            |                                              TOTAL ENROLLMENT
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            |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |
 1975 ......|    2,315 |    1,978 |      231 |       14 |      210 |       45 |       49 |      491 |      250 |      688
 1976 ......|    2,677 |    2,442 |      245 |       21 |      244 |      100 |       53 |      650 |      303 |      826
 1977 ......|    2,899 |    2,635 |      277 |       28 |      207 |      129 |       78 |      625 |      265 |    1,026
 1978 1/....|    2,457 |    2,241 |      249 |        8 |      163 |       42 |       61 |      520 |      233 |      966
 1979 ......|    3,212 |    2,873 |      244 |       23 |      138 |      135 |      105 |      665 |      274 |    1,289
 1980 ......|    3,189 |    2,796 |      248 |       30 |      154 |      139 |       72 |      640 |      291 |    1,222
 1981 ......|    3,391 |    3,007 |      284 |       23 |      168 |      150 |       83 |      610 |      268 |    1,421
 1982 ......|    3,356 |    2,923 |      288 |       31 |      206 |      232 |       87 |      605 |      227 |    1,247
 1983 ......|    3,523 |    3,035 |      319 |       32 |      235 |      271 |       82 |      593 |      384 |    1,119
 1984 ......|    3,823 |    3,236 |      347 |       39 |      266 |      320 |      109 |      536 |      436 |    1,183
 1985 ......|    3,587 |    3,062 |      320 |       34 |      240 |      304 |       66 |      479 |      404 |    1,215
 1986 ......|    3,454 |    2,916 |      299 |       19 |      265 |      279 |       55 |      447 |      419 |    1,133
 1987 ......|    3,202 |    2,707 |      300 |       16 |      259 |      229 |       52 |      409 |      374 |    1,068
 1988 ......|    3,474 |    2,939 |      328 |       36 |      252 |      277 |       64 |      414 |      443 |    1,125
 1989 ......|    3,467 |    2,902 |      336 |       27 |      255 |      290 |       66 |      447 |      440 |    1,041
 1990 ......|    3,684 |    3,096 |      322 |       48 |      179 |      404 |      131 |      460 |      448 |    1,104
 1991 ......|    3,808 |    3,115 |      332 |       60 |      187 |      429 |      122 |      468 |      447 |    1,070
 1992 ......|    4,019 |    3,229 |      363 |       80 |      192 |      437 |      133 |      500 |      506 |    1,018
 1993 ......|    4,339 |    3,487 |      397 |       92 |      249 |      425 |      143 |      641 |      550 |      990
 1994 ......|    4,887 |    3,901 |      437 |       75 |      233 |      450 |      179 |      643 |      699 |    1,185
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            |                                                     MEN
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|    1,782 |    1,610 |      203 |       24 |      113 |      100 |       73 |      350 |       99 |      648
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|    1,856 |    1,626 |      168 |       20 |       66 |       98 |       88 |      378 |      116 |      692
 1980 ......|    1,955 |    1,676 |      175 |       18 |       68 |      101 |       50 |      383 |      142 |      739
 1981 ......|    2,059 |    1,794 |      199 |       18 |       87 |       96 |       70 |      340 |      110 |      874
 1982 ......|    1,957 |    1,683 |      182 |       19 |      111 |      150 |       74 |      316 |       97 |      734
 1983 ......|    2,033 |    1,727 |      197 |       16 |      139 |      185 |       68 |      321 |      177 |      624
 1984 ......|    2,284 |    1,886 |      235 |       20 |      162 |      221 |      102 |      274 |      194 |      678
 1985 ......|    2,126 |    1,783 |      207 |       27 |      140 |      220 |       51 |      222 |      177 |      739
 1986 ......|    2,052 |    1,702 |      214 |       10 |      160 |      196 |       46 |      225 |      167 |      684
 1987 ......|    1,958 |    1,646 |      216 |       11 |      178 |      171 |       44 |      209 |      149 |      668
 1988 ......|    2,092 |    1,723 |      235 |       19 |      168 |      181 |       56 |      213 |      159 |      692
 1989 ......|    2,007 |    1,617 |      231 |       15 |      163 |      183 |       57 |      207 |      146 |      615
 1990 ......|    2,053 |    1,678 |      216 |       26 |      109 |      250 |      104 |      220 |      157 |      596
 1991 ......|    2,052 |    1,654 |      223 |       35 |      117 |      279 |       91 |      231 |      129 |      549
 1992 ......|    2,219 |    1,755 |      244 |       47 |      121 |      288 |      100 |      237 |      178 |      540
 1993 ......|    2,238 |    1,762 |      242 |       53 |      127 |      273 |       81 |      306 |      183 |      497
 1994 ......|    2,433 |    1,881 |      273 |       34 |      117 |      297 |       96 |      285 |      208 |      571
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            |                                                    WOMEN
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            |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |
 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|    1,117 |    1,025 |       74 |        4 |       94 |       29 |        5 |      275 |      166 |      378
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|    1,356 |    1,247 |       76 |        3 |       72 |       37 |       17 |      287 |      158 |      597
 1980 ......|    1,234 |    1,120 |       73 |       12 |       86 |       38 |       22 |      257 |      149 |      483
 1981 ......|    1,332 |    1,213 |       85 |        5 |       81 |       54 |       13 |      270 |      158 |      547
 1982 ......|    1,399 |    1,240 |      106 |       12 |       95 |       82 |       13 |      289 |      130 |      513
 1983 ......|    1,490 |    1,308 |      122 |       16 |       96 |       86 |       14 |      272 |      207 |      495
 1984 ......|    1,539 |    1,350 |      112 |       19 |      104 |       99 |        7 |      262 |      242 |      505
 1985 ......|    1,461 |    1,279 |      113 |        7 |      100 |       84 |       15 |      257 |      227 |      476
 1986 ......|    1,402 |    1,214 |       85 |        9 |      105 |       83 |        9 |      222 |      252 |      449
 1987 ......|    1,244 |    1,061 |       84 |        5 |       81 |       58 |        8 |      200 |      225 |      400
 1988 ......|    1,382 |    1,216 |       93 |       17 |       84 |       96 |        8 |      201 |      284 |      433
 1989 ......|    1,460 |    1,285 |      105 |       12 |       92 |      107 |        9 |      240 |      294 |      426
 1990 ......|    1,631 |    1,418 |      106 |       22 |       70 |      154 |       27 |      240 |      291 |      508
 1991 ......|    1,756 |    1,461 |      109 |       25 |       70 |      150 |       31 |      237 |      318 |      521
 1992 ......|    1,800 |    1,474 |      119 |       33 |       71 |      149 |       33 |      263 |      328 |      478
 1993 ......|    2,101 |    1,725 |      155 |       39 |      122 |      152 |       62 |      335 |      367 |      493
 1994 ......|    2,454 |    2,020 |      164 |       41 |      116 |      153 |       83 |      358 |      491 |      614
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            |                                           ENGINEERING                                            |
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    YEAR    |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |METALLUR- |          |  HEALTH
            |  ENGI-   |AEROSPACE | CHEMICAL |  CIVIL   |ELECTRICAL|INDUSTRIAL|MECHANICAL| GICAL &  |  OTHER   |  FIELDS
            | NEERING, |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |MATERIALS |  ENGI-   |
            |  TOTAL   | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  |  ENGI-   | NEERING  |
            |          |          |          |          |          |          |          | NEERING  |          |
            |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |
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            |                                              TOTAL ENROLLMENT
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            |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |
 1975 ......|      180 |        0 |        0 |       67 |       28 |       28 |       34 |        0 |       23 |      157
 1976 ......|      148 |        0 |        0 |       67 |       29 |        0 |       35 |        0 |       17 |       87
 1977 ......|      155 |        0 |        0 |       39 |       69 |        0 |       25 |        0 |       22 |      109
 1978 1/....|      146 |        0 |        0 |       36 |       61 |        0 |       22 |        0 |       28 |       71
 1979 ......|      212 |        0 |        0 |       79 |       26 |        0 |       21 |        0 |       86 |      127
 1980 ......|      264 |        0 |        0 |       85 |       46 |       26 |       22 |        0 |       85 |      129
 1981 ......|      242 |        0 |        0 |       53 |       66 |        7 |       30 |        0 |       86 |      142
 1982 ......|      267 |        0 |        0 |       44 |       64 |        8 |       30 |        0 |      121 |      166
 1983 ......|      311 |        0 |        0 |       47 |       94 |       23 |       47 |        0 |      100 |      177
 1984 ......|      405 |        0 |        0 |       65 |      131 |       37 |       93 |        0 |       79 |      182
 1985 ......|      342 |        0 |        0 |       46 |      121 |       20 |       81 |        0 |       74 |      183
 1986 ......|      374 |        0 |        0 |       47 |       61 |        0 |       63 |        0 |      203 |      164
 1987 ......|      335 |        0 |        0 |       52 |      129 |       10 |       65 |        0 |       79 |      160
 1988 ......|      380 |        0 |        0 |       57 |      111 |       26 |      102 |        0 |       84 |      155
 1989 ......|      383 |        0 |        0 |       72 |      129 |       26 |       72 |        0 |       84 |      182
 1990 ......|      394 |        0 |        0 |       60 |      132 |       28 |      100 |        0 |       74 |      194
 1991 ......|      412 |        0 |       16 |       75 |      132 |       34 |       94 |        0 |       61 |      281
 1992 ......|      483 |        0 |       28 |       87 |      164 |       40 |      106 |        0 |       58 |      307
 1993 ......|      478 |        0 |       28 |      101 |      157 |       39 |       99 |        0 |       54 |      374
 1994 ......|      585 |        0 |       27 |       97 |      190 |       64 |      113 |        0 |       94 |      401
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|      139 |        0 |        0 |       28 |       66 |        0 |       23 |        0 |       22 |       33
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|      193 |        0 |        0 |       68 |       26 |        0 |       19 |        0 |       80 |       37
 1980 ......|      245 |        0 |        0 |       75 |       45 |       23 |       21 |        0 |       81 |       34
 1981 ......|      226 |        0 |        0 |       46 |       62 |        6 |       30 |        0 |       82 |       39
 1982 ......|      242 |        0 |        0 |       32 |       61 |        8 |       29 |        0 |      112 |       32
 1983 ......|      274 |        0 |        0 |       33 |       87 |       18 |       45 |        0 |       91 |       32
 1984 ......|      364 |        0 |        0 |       54 |      121 |       32 |       86 |        0 |       71 |       34
 1985 ......|      305 |        0 |        0 |       37 |      109 |       13 |       74 |        0 |       72 |       38
 1986 ......|      315 |        0 |        0 |       27 |       50 |        0 |       60 |        0 |      178 |       35
 1987 ......|      282 |        0 |        0 |       30 |      112 |        8 |       59 |        0 |       73 |       30
 1988 ......|      319 |        0 |        0 |       30 |       99 |       21 |       93 |        0 |       76 |       50
 1989 ......|      324 |        0 |        0 |       55 |      113 |       17 |       66 |        0 |       73 |       66
 1990 ......|      307 |        0 |        0 |       48 |       93 |       13 |       89 |        0 |       64 |       68
 1991 ......|      327 |        0 |       10 |       62 |      104 |       20 |       80 |        0 |       51 |       71
 1992 ......|      382 |        0 |       18 |       72 |      133 |       16 |       97 |        0 |       46 |       82
 1993 ......|      378 |        0 |       18 |       86 |      126 |       22 |       88 |        0 |       38 |       98
 1994 ......|      457 |        0 |       17 |       77 |      158 |       41 |       94 |        0 |       70 |       95
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            |                                                    WOMEN
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|       16 |        0 |        0 |       11 |        3 |        0 |        2 |        0 |        0 |       76
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|       19 |        0 |        0 |       11 |        0 |        0 |        2 |        0 |        6 |       90
 1980 ......|       19 |        0 |        0 |       10 |        1 |        3 |        1 |        0 |        4 |       95
 1981 ......|       16 |        0 |        0 |        7 |        4 |        1 |        0 |        0 |        4 |      103
 1982 ......|       25 |        0 |        0 |       12 |        3 |        0 |        1 |        0 |        9 |      134
 1983 ......|       37 |        0 |        0 |       14 |        7 |        5 |        2 |        0 |        9 |      145
 1984 ......|       41 |        0 |        0 |       11 |       10 |        5 |        7 |        0 |        8 |      148
 1985 ......|       37 |        0 |        0 |        9 |       12 |        7 |        7 |        0 |        2 |      145
 1986 ......|       59 |        0 |        0 |       20 |       11 |        0 |        3 |        0 |       25 |      129
 1987 ......|       53 |        0 |        0 |       22 |       17 |        2 |        6 |        0 |        6 |      130
 1988 ......|       61 |        0 |        0 |       27 |       12 |        5 |        9 |        0 |        8 |      105
 1989 ......|       59 |        0 |        0 |       17 |       16 |        9 |        6 |        0 |       11 |      116
 1990 ......|       87 |        0 |        0 |       12 |       39 |       15 |       11 |        0 |       10 |      126
 1991 ......|       85 |        0 |        6 |       13 |       28 |       14 |       14 |        0 |       10 |      210
 1992 ......|      101 |        0 |       10 |       15 |       31 |       24 |        9 |        0 |       12 |      225
 1993 ......|      100 |        0 |       10 |       15 |       31 |       17 |       11 |        0 |       16 |      276
 1994 ......|      128 |        0 |       10 |       20 |       32 |       23 |       19 |        0 |       24 |      306
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1/  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS WERE NOT SURVEYED AND SEX DATA WERE
    NOT REQUESTED IN 1978; TOTALS REPRESENT ESTIMATES BASED ON 1977 AND 1979
    DATA.  DETAILS FOR 1978 MAY NOT SUM TO TOTAL DUE TO ROUNDING.
KEY:      NA = NOT AVAILABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING