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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 15: Land-Grant Institutions


   TABLE B-125.  MALE GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
             FIELDS IN LAND-GRANT INSTITUTIONS, 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 .............|  90,107 |  90,406 |  91,365 |  92,881 |  95,060 |  97,649 |  97,744 |  96,109
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  87,230 |  87,486 |  88,433 |  89,796 |  91,938 |  94,297 |  94,202 |  92,449
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  56,709 |  56,818 |  57,197 |  57,915 |  58,446 |  59,692 |  59,770 |  59,029
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|  10,129 |  10,149 |  10,171 |  10,236 |  10,242 |  10,289 |  10,176 |   9,815
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     238 |     233 |     248 |     252 |     258 |     268 |     268 |     271
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   5,356 |   5,191 |   5,198 |   5,138 |   5,084 |   5,080 |   5,088 |   5,068
   PHYSICS ...............................|   4,515 |   4,711 |   4,709 |   4,831 |   4,885 |   4,917 |   4,790 |   4,439
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      20 |      14 |      16 |      15 |      15 |      24 |      30 |      37
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   4,293 |   4,138 |   4,098 |   3,939 |   3,963 |   4,154 |   4,307 |   4,231
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|     444 |     465 |     472 |     483 |     504 |     562 |     606 |     576
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|   2,568 |   2,418 |   2,338 |   2,163 |   2,064 |   2,159 |   2,162 |   2,090
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     771 |     743 |     813 |     819 |     803 |     844 |     855 |     896
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     510 |     512 |     475 |     474 |     592 |     589 |     684 |     669
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   4,546 |   4,806 |   4,800 |   5,065 |   5,113 |   5,029 |   4,773 |   4,637
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   5,102 |   5,144 |   5,307 |   5,452 |   5,488 |   5,654 |   5,755 |   5,565
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   6,657 |   6,508 |   6,420 |   6,339 |   6,289 |   6,410 |   6,284 |   6,375
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  11,048 |  11,049 |  11,077 |  11,111 |  11,317 |  11,373 |  11,540 |  11,674
   ANATOMY ...............................|     168 |     185 |     185 |     162 |     156 |     137 |     141 |     162
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   1,274 |   1,280 |   1,299 |   1,307 |   1,314 |   1,329 |   1,287 |   1,276
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   1,488 |   1,475 |   1,538 |   1,589 |   1,631 |   1,686 |   1,697 |   1,747
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      96 |     103 |      87 |      91 |     130 |     182 |     248 |     240
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     147 |     136 |     167 |     142 |     173 |     180 |     186 |     191
   BOTANY ................................|   1,408 |   1,419 |   1,415 |   1,308 |   1,287 |   1,297 |   1,311 |   1,273
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     464 |     494 |     518 |     559 |     602 |     657 |     732 |     747
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     370 |     388 |     392 |     397 |     377 |     373 |     385 |     440
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     784 |     757 |     716 |     720 |     740 |     741 |     753 |     752
   GENETICS ..............................|     351 |     338 |     331 |     359 |     363 |     348 |     362 |     335
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   1,156 |   1,221 |   1,155 |   1,175 |   1,132 |   1,123 |   1,101 |   1,116
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,065 |     988 |     967 |   1,018 |   1,009 |     944 |     935 |     984
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     318 |     302 |     312 |     295 |     345 |     314 |     289 |     308
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     434 |     467 |     482 |     513 |     496 |     532 |     583 |     561
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     486 |     489 |     490 |     459 |     470 |     475 |     475 |     443
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     864 |     809 |     807 |     797 |     832 |     802 |     758 |     744
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     175 |     198 |     216 |     220 |     260 |     253 |     297 |     355
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   2,736 |   2,842 |   2,910 |   2,911 |   2,963 |   2,946 |   2,884 |   2,826
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  12,198 |  12,182 |  12,414 |  12,862 |  13,071 |  13,837 |  14,051 |  13,906
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|   1,542 |   1,570 |   1,561 |   1,521 |   1,557 |   1,602 |   1,442 |   1,299
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     691 |     694 |     699 |     755 |     808 |     838 |     877 |     901
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|   2,794 |   2,655 |   2,749 |   2,773 |   2,913 |   2,995 |   3,012 |   2,968
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     756 |     761 |     860 |     869 |     896 |     997 |   1,006 |   1,011
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     368 |     358 |     395 |     434 |     443 |     385 |     422 |     411
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   3,381 |   3,411 |   3,408 |   3,599 |   3,593 |   3,905 |   3,980 |   3,837
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,122 |   1,147 |   1,133 |   1,139 |   1,189 |   1,215 |   1,179 |   1,148
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     127 |     141 |     153 |     171 |     123 |     134 |     165 |     158
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,417 |   1,445 |   1,456 |   1,601 |   1,549 |   1,766 |   1,968 |   2,173
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|  30,521 |  30,668 |  31,236 |  31,881 |  33,492 |  34,605 |  34,432 |  33,420
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     932 |   1,012 |   1,144 |   1,239 |   1,355 |   1,366 |   1,297 |   1,190
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     867 |     865 |     856 |     757 |     763 |     773 |     772 |     765
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     358 |     364 |     392 |     407 |     414 |     481 |     505 |     514
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|   2,462 |   2,328 |   2,360 |   2,397 |   2,449 |   2,464 |   2,521 |   2,477
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   4,753 |   4,934 |   4,950 |   5,127 |   5,580 |   5,997 |   5,937 |   5,930
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   8,775 |   8,799 |   8,972 |   8,927 |   9,236 |   9,551 |   9,259 |   8,870
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     746 |     729 |     794 |     755 |     881 |     888 |     856 |     809
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   2,415 |   2,332 |   2,472 |   2,426 |   2,642 |   2,733 |   2,992 |   2,928
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   5,551 |   5,608 |   5,507 |   5,815 |   6,045 |   6,471 |   6,426 |   6,084
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|   1,451 |   1,485 |   1,616 |   1,731 |   1,818 |   1,875 |   1,835 |   1,772
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     794 |     789 |     795 |     770 |     774 |     805 |     826 |     803
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|   1,417 |   1,423 |   1,378 |   1,530 |   1,535 |   1,201 |   1,206 |   1,278
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   2,877 |   2,920 |   2,932 |   3,085 |   3,122 |   3,352 |   3,542 |   3,660
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     226 |     227 |     250 |     243 |     229 |     251 |     267 |     273
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     115 |     135 |     141 |     134 |     144 |     164 |     164 |     164
 NURSING .................................|     174 |     169 |     176 |     185 |     206 |     241 |     267 |     323
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     535 |     546 |     602 |     635 |     616 |     601 |     611 |     590
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     845 |     821 |     740 |     807 |     799 |     888 |     944 |     977
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     198 |     231 |     181 |     193 |     167 |     185 |     219 |     203
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     412 |     414 |     423 |     457 |     469 |     475 |     422 |     399
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     372 |     377 |     419 |     431 |     492 |     547 |     648 |     731
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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