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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 15: Land-Grant Institutions


 TABLE A-15.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
   LAND-GRANT INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND CITIZENSHIP, AND BY RACIAL/ETHNIC
                      BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS: 1994

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                                          |         |         RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS         |
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                  FIELD                   |  TOTAL  |  BLACK  |AMERICAN | ASIAN/  |         |  WHITE  |         |CITIZENS
                                          |         |  NON-   | INDIAN/ | PACIFIC |HISPANIC |  NON-   |OTHER OR |
                                          |         |HISPANIC | ALASKAN |ISLANDER |         |HISPANIC | UNKNOWN |
                                          |         |         | NATIVE  |         |         |         |         |
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............| 152,829 |   5,086 |     517 |   8,979 |   4,765 |  89,130 |   3,620 |  40,732
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....| 137,632 |   4,436 |     430 |   8,120 |   4,067 |  78,135 |   3,196 |  39,248
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  97,955 |   3,553 |     353 |   4,961 |   3,262 |  59,416 |   1,838 |  24,572
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  13,036 |     291 |      32 |     721 |     291 |   7,227 |     243 |   4,231
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     376 |       4 |       1 |      16 |       6 |     254 |       8 |      87
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   7,429 |     192 |      24 |     429 |     203 |   4,123 |     136 |   2,322
   PHYSICS ...............................|   5,171 |      95 |       7 |     276 |      82 |   2,827 |      99 |   1,785
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      60 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      23 |       0 |      37
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   6,234 |      66 |      25 |     209 |     136 |   4,231 |     115 |   1,452
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     727 |      11 |       3 |      55 |      13 |     476 |       4 |     165
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   2,933 |      21 |      12 |      92 |      55 |   2,007 |      65 |     681
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|   1,451 |      18 |       4 |      32 |      48 |     904 |      32 |     413
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   1,123 |      16 |       6 |      30 |      20 |     844 |      14 |     193
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   6,776 |     191 |      11 |     385 |     101 |   3,539 |     146 |   2,403
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   6,869 |     223 |      10 |     737 |      66 |   3,028 |     151 |   2,654
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   9,718 |     201 |      26 |     227 |     210 |   6,282 |     121 |   2,651
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  21,834 |     468 |      57 |   1,392 |     662 |  13,321 |     357 |   5,577
   ANATOMY ...............................|     328 |       8 |       0 |      26 |       9 |     232 |       2 |      51
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,229 |      35 |       4 |     201 |      35 |   1,270 |      20 |     664
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,096 |     119 |      11 |     242 |     179 |   2,035 |      88 |     422
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     592 |      12 |       0 |      53 |      48 |     315 |       5 |     159
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     253 |       2 |       1 |      17 |       5 |     137 |       0 |      91
   BOTANY ................................|   2,186 |      47 |       4 |     101 |      38 |   1,281 |      31 |     684
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   1,379 |      20 |       1 |     105 |      52 |     864 |      23 |     314
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     842 |       7 |       1 |      18 |      20 |     664 |       7 |     125
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|   1,112 |      12 |       0 |      43 |      23 |     718 |      20 |     296
   GENETICS ..............................|     627 |       8 |       0 |      31 |      11 |     379 |       2 |     196
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   2,116 |      31 |      12 |     105 |      61 |   1,229 |      35 |     643
   NUTRITION .............................|   2,669 |      78 |       4 |     145 |      76 |   1,315 |      44 |   1,007
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     559 |      13 |       2 |      47 |      18 |     334 |      23 |     122
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,112 |      26 |       6 |      90 |      38 |     688 |      16 |     248
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     788 |      15 |       1 |      61 |      16 |     425 |       7 |     263
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|   1,268 |      13 |       4 |      44 |      23 |   1,000 |      17 |     167
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     678 |      22 |       6 |      63 |      10 |     435 |      17 |     125
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   8,364 |     636 |      66 |     317 |     366 |   6,289 |     152 |     538
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  25,124 |   1,477 |     126 |     973 |   1,430 |  15,499 |     553 |   5,066
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,959 |      72 |       4 |      42 |      41 |     980 |      31 |     789
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|   2,135 |      42 |      30 |      64 |      96 |   1,621 |      62 |     220
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   4,340 |      93 |       8 |     169 |     146 |   2,093 |      58 |   1,773
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|   1,584 |      44 |       5 |      40 |      37 |   1,245 |      33 |     180
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     947 |      16 |       3 |      49 |      58 |     419 |      21 |     381
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   6,866 |     618 |      27 |     231 |     509 |   4,627 |     188 |     666
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   2,892 |     217 |      22 |     138 |     153 |   1,848 |      65 |     449
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     390 |      13 |       0 |      10 |       4 |     313 |       9 |      41
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   4,011 |     362 |      27 |     230 |     386 |   2,353 |      86 |     567
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  39,677 |     883 |      77 |   3,159 |     805 |  18,719 |   1,358 |  14,676
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|   1,319 |      22 |       3 |      69 |      21 |     739 |      12 |     453
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     947 |      13 |       0 |      48 |      10 |     412 |      14 |     450
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     697 |      21 |       0 |      79 |       9 |     359 |      18 |     211
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   3,113 |      77 |       7 |     203 |      63 |   1,450 |      34 |   1,279
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   7,505 |     125 |      18 |     541 |     171 |   3,968 |     122 |   2,560
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|  10,093 |     239 |      18 |   1,178 |     210 |   4,033 |     408 |   4,007
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     928 |      16 |       0 |      72 |      18 |     537 |      25 |     260
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   3,645 |     125 |       2 |     179 |      85 |   1,710 |     356 |   1,188
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   6,747 |     136 |      13 |     475 |     137 |   3,253 |     293 |   2,440
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   2,277 |      36 |       3 |     162 |      35 |   1,074 |      44 |     923
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     910 |       7 |       3 |      66 |      17 |     489 |       8 |     320
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,496 |      66 |      10 |      87 |      29 |     695 |      24 |     585
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  15,197 |     650 |      87 |     859 |     698 |  10,995 |     424 |   1,484
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     456 |      10 |       2 |      23 |       8 |     343 |       3 |      67
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     260 |       5 |       1 |      22 |      14 |     157 |       5 |      56
 NURSING .................................|   6,011 |     264 |      38 |     184 |     204 |   4,972 |     185 |     164
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|   1,096 |      60 |       1 |      74 |      38 |     465 |      23 |     435
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   2,834 |     182 |      18 |     346 |     222 |   1,649 |     127 |     290
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   2,000 |      66 |      21 |      59 |      43 |   1,684 |      28 |      99
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     756 |      20 |       1 |      31 |      10 |     472 |      23 |     199
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,784 |      43 |       5 |     120 |     159 |   1,253 |      30 |     174
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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