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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 15: Land-Grant Institutions


TABLE A-14.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS, BY
 FIELD AND ENROLLMENT STATUS, IN LAND-GRANT INSTITUTIONS ACCORDING TO HIGHEST
                             DEGREE GRANTED: 1994

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                                          |     IN ALL INSTITUTIONS     |     DOCTORATE-GRANTING      |      MASTER'S-GRANTING
                  FIELD                   |                             |                             |
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                                          |  TOTAL  |FULL-TIME|PART-TIME|  TOTAL  |FULL-TIME|PART-TIME|  TOTAL  |FULL-TIME|PART-TIME
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............| 152,829 | 119,661 |  33,168 | 150,716 | 118,705 |  32,011 |   2,113 |     956 |   1,157
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 137,632 | 110,287 |  27,345 | 135,578 | 109,346 |  26,232 |   2,054 |     941 |   1,113
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  97,955 |  79,878 |  18,077 |  96,310 |  79,219 |  17,091 |   1,645 |     659 |     986
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  13,036 |  12,044 |     992 |  12,974 |  12,011 |     963 |      62 |      33 |      29
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     376 |     371 |       5 |     376 |     371 |       5 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   7,429 |   6,864 |     565 |   7,381 |   6,838 |     543 |      48 |      26 |      22
   PHYSICS ...............................|   5,171 |   4,756 |     415 |   5,157 |   4,749 |     408 |      14 |       7 |       7
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      60 |      53 |       7 |      60 |      53 |       7 |       0 |       0 |       0
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   6,234 |   4,916 |   1,318 |   6,232 |   4,915 |   1,317 |       2 |       1 |       1
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     727 |     652 |      75 |     727 |     652 |      75 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   2,933 |   2,378 |     555 |   2,931 |   2,377 |     554 |       2 |       1 |       1
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   1,451 |   1,255 |     196 |   1,451 |   1,255 |     196 |       0 |       0 |       0
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   1,123 |     631 |     492 |   1,123 |     631 |     492 |       0 |       0 |       0
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   6,776 |   5,785 |     991 |   6,659 |   5,739 |     920 |     117 |      46 |      71
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   6,869 |   5,007 |   1,862 |   6,596 |   4,894 |   1,702 |     273 |     113 |     160
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   9,718 |   7,806 |   1,912 |   9,666 |   7,767 |   1,899 |      52 |      39 |      13
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  21,834 |  19,337 |   2,497 |  21,705 |  19,284 |   2,421 |     129 |      53 |      76
   ANATOMY ...............................|     328 |     283 |      45 |     328 |     283 |      45 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,229 |   2,111 |     118 |   2,229 |   2,111 |     118 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,096 |   2,651 |     445 |   2,991 |   2,614 |     377 |     105 |      37 |      68
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     592 |     533 |      59 |     592 |     533 |      59 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     253 |     248 |       5 |     253 |     248 |       5 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|   2,186 |   1,888 |     298 |   2,186 |   1,888 |     298 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   1,379 |   1,298 |      81 |   1,379 |   1,298 |      81 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     842 |     769 |      73 |     842 |     769 |      73 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|   1,112 |     953 |     159 |   1,112 |     953 |     159 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|     627 |     596 |      31 |     627 |     596 |      31 |       0 |       0 |       0
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   2,116 |   1,941 |     175 |   2,116 |   1,941 |     175 |       0 |       0 |       0
   NUTRITION .............................|   2,669 |   2,150 |     519 |   2,659 |   2,144 |     515 |      10 |       6 |       4
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     559 |     482 |      77 |     559 |     482 |      77 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,112 |   1,046 |      66 |   1,112 |   1,046 |      66 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     788 |     756 |      32 |     788 |     756 |      32 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,268 |   1,060 |     208 |   1,268 |   1,060 |     208 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     678 |     572 |     106 |     664 |     562 |     102 |      14 |      10 |       4
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   8,364 |   6,460 |   1,904 |   7,924 |   6,259 |   1,665 |     440 |     201 |     239
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  25,124 |  18,523 |   6,601 |  24,554 |  18,350 |   6,204 |     570 |     173 |     397
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,959 |   1,700 |     259 |   1,930 |   1,678 |     252 |      29 |      22 |       7
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   2,135 |   1,721 |     414 |   2,135 |   1,721 |     414 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   4,340 |   3,561 |     779 |   4,303 |   3,548 |     755 |      37 |      13 |      24
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,584 |   1,230 |     354 |   1,565 |   1,226 |     339 |      19 |       4 |      15
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     947 |     849 |      98 |     947 |     849 |      98 |       0 |       0 |       0
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   6,866 |   3,933 |   2,933 |   6,532 |   3,847 |   2,685 |     334 |      86 |     248
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   2,892 |   2,321 |     571 |   2,788 |   2,282 |     506 |     104 |      39 |      65
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     390 |     282 |     108 |     390 |     282 |     108 |       0 |       0 |       0
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   4,011 |   2,926 |   1,085 |   3,964 |   2,917 |   1,047 |      47 |       9 |      38
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  39,677 |  30,409 |   9,268 |  39,268 |  30,127 |   9,141 |     409 |     282 |     127
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   1,319 |   1,096 |     223 |   1,319 |   1,096 |     223 |       0 |       0 |       0
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     947 |     789 |     158 |     947 |     789 |     158 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     697 |     582 |     115 |     697 |     582 |     115 |       0 |       0 |       0
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   3,113 |   2,749 |     364 |   3,098 |   2,734 |     364 |      15 |      15 |       0
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   7,505 |   5,954 |   1,551 |   7,473 |   5,928 |   1,545 |      32 |      26 |       6
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  10,093 |   7,583 |   2,510 |  10,000 |   7,503 |   2,497 |      93 |      80 |      13
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     928 |     478 |     450 |     928 |     478 |     450 |       0 |       0 |       0
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   3,645 |   2,029 |   1,616 |   3,588 |   1,985 |   1,603 |      57 |      44 |      13
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   6,747 |   5,431 |   1,316 |   6,691 |   5,379 |   1,312 |      56 |      52 |       4
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   2,277 |   1,970 |     307 |   2,277 |   1,970 |     307 |       0 |       0 |       0
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     910 |     765 |     145 |     910 |     765 |     145 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,496 |     983 |     513 |   1,340 |     918 |     422 |     156 |      65 |      91
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  15,197 |   9,374 |   5,823 |  15,138 |   9,359 |   5,779 |      59 |      15 |      44
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     456 |     417 |      39 |     456 |     417 |      39 |       0 |       0 |       0
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     260 |     215 |      45 |     260 |     215 |      45 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|   6,011 |   2,226 |   3,785 |   5,962 |   2,219 |   3,743 |      49 |       7 |      42
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   1,096 |     946 |     150 |   1,096 |     946 |     150 |       0 |       0 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   2,834 |   1,823 |   1,011 |   2,834 |   1,823 |   1,011 |       0 |       0 |       0
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   2,000 |   1,670 |     330 |   1,990 |   1,662 |     328 |      10 |       8 |       2
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     756 |     599 |     157 |     756 |     599 |     157 |       0 |       0 |       0
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,784 |   1,478 |     306 |   1,784 |   1,478 |     306 |       0 |       0 |       0
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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