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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 15: Land-Grant Institutions


 TABLE A-58.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
 FIELDS IN LAND-GRANT INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND TYPE OF MAJOR SUPPORT: 1994

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                                          |           |           | TRAINEE-  | RESEARCH  | TEACHING  |OTHER TYPES
                  FIELD                   |   TOTAL   |FELLOWSHIPS|   SHIPS   |ASSISTANT- |ASSISTANT- |OF SUPPORT
                                          |           |           |           |   SHIPS   |   SHIPS   |
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  119,661  |   10,111  |    3,958  |   43,739  |   29,358  |   32,495
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  110,287  |    9,360  |    2,790  |   42,122  |   28,219  |   27,796
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   79,878  |    6,724  |    2,426  |   28,480  |   23,226  |   19,022
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   12,044  |      899  |      225  |    5,244  |    4,972  |      704
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      371  |       47  |       16  |      183  |      113  |       12
   CHEMISTRY .............................|    6,864  |      443  |      132  |    2,715  |    3,223  |      351
   PHYSICS ...............................|    4,756  |      409  |       77  |    2,316  |    1,622  |      332
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       53  |        0  |        0  |       30  |       14  |        9
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|    4,916  |      335  |       74  |    2,395  |    1,025  |    1,087
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      652  |       34  |        0  |      407  |       72  |      139
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|    2,378  |      177  |       48  |      899  |      783  |      471
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|    1,255  |       77  |        8  |      832  |       90  |      248
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      631  |       47  |       18  |      257  |       80  |      229
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|    5,785  |      387  |       34  |      636  |    3,642  |    1,086
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|    5,007  |      291  |       54  |    1,554  |    1,391  |    1,717
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|    7,806  |      415  |       82  |    4,628  |      772  |    1,909
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   19,337  |    1,975  |    1,248  |    9,291  |    4,117  |    2,706
   ANATOMY ...............................|      283  |       39  |       14  |      116  |       58  |       56
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|    2,111  |      191  |      187  |    1,289  |      356  |       88
   BIOLOGY ...............................|    2,651  |      342  |      176  |      763  |      969  |      401
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      533  |       74  |       42  |      181  |       65  |      171
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      248  |       36  |       25  |      131  |       34  |       22
   BOTANY ................................|    1,888  |      129  |       43  |    1,083  |      405  |      228
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|    1,298  |      174  |      196  |      689  |      176  |       63
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      769  |      105  |       19  |      292  |      227  |      126
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      953  |       54  |       14  |      645  |      119  |      121
   GENETICS ..............................|      596  |       59  |       54  |      334  |       98  |       51
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|    1,941  |      161  |      127  |    1,023  |      392  |      238
   NUTRITION .............................|    2,150  |      100  |       73  |    1,114  |      281  |      582
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      482  |       68  |       39  |      190  |       34  |      151
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|    1,046  |      131  |      139  |      525  |      122  |      129
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      756  |       74  |       47  |      376  |      138  |      121
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|    1,060  |       84  |       17  |      333  |      537  |       89
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      572  |      154  |       36  |      207  |      106  |       69
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|    6,460  |      487  |      297  |    1,306  |    2,092  |    2,278
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   18,523  |    1,935  |      412  |    3,426  |    5,215  |    7,535
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|    1,700  |       99  |       14  |      883  |      173  |      531
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|    1,721  |      239  |       38  |      151  |      492  |      801
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|    3,561  |      368  |       58  |      496  |    1,289  |    1,350
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|    1,230  |      136  |       11  |      231  |      446  |      406
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      849  |      145  |       34  |       91  |      330  |      249
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|    3,933  |      361  |       98  |      529  |      972  |    1,973
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|    2,321  |      241  |       68  |      492  |      888  |      632
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      282  |       16  |        0  |       31  |      106  |      129
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|    2,926  |      330  |       91  |      522  |      519  |    1,464
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   30,409  |    2,636  |      364  |   13,642  |    4,993  |    8,774
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|    1,096  |       96  |       16  |      587  |      140  |      257
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      789  |       64  |        6  |      517  |       46  |      156
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      582  |       84  |       22  |      304  |       34  |      138
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|    2,749  |      309  |       51  |    1,637  |      466  |      286
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|    5,954  |      484  |       35  |    2,178  |    1,023  |    2,234
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|    7,583  |      664  |       82  |    3,061  |    1,382  |    2,394
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      478  |       37  |       12  |      206  |       97  |      126
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|    2,029  |      107  |       12  |      534  |      387  |      989
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|    5,431  |      442  |       64  |    2,493  |    1,034  |    1,398
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|    1,970  |      197  |       13  |    1,276  |      172  |      312
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      765  |       79  |       29  |      413  |       83  |      161
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      983  |       73  |       22  |      436  |      129  |      323
                                          |           |           |           |           |           |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|    9,374  |      751  |    1,168  |    1,617  |    1,139  |    4,699
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      417  |       45  |       67  |      119  |       15  |      171
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      215  |        3  |       14  |       14  |      123  |       61
 NURSING .................................|    2,226  |      156  |      581  |       63  |      147  |    1,279
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      946  |      113  |       37  |      359  |      299  |      138
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|    1,823  |      174  |      160  |      206  |       76  |    1,207
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|    1,670  |       94  |       79  |      163  |      246  |    1,088
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      599  |       21  |       46  |      362  |       28  |      142
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|    1,478  |      145  |      184  |      331  |      205  |      613
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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