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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 15: Land-Grant Institutions


  TABLE B-126.  FEMALE 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 .............|  40,890 |  42,754 |  45,158 |  47,253 |  49,333 |  52,447 |  55,039 |  56,720
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  33,627 |  34,892 |  36,630 |  38,219 |  39,760 |  42,050 |  44,060 |  45,183
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  29,425 |  30,627 |  32,074 |  33,180 |  34,460 |  36,320 |  38,045 |  38,926
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   2,646 |   2,810 |   2,923 |   2,985 |   3,026 |   3,196 |   3,312 |   3,221
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      48 |      54 |      58 |      80 |      82 |      91 |      96 |     105
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,943 |   2,078 |   2,147 |   2,169 |   2,175 |   2,353 |   2,445 |   2,361
   PHYSICS ...............................|     634 |     660 |     701 |     720 |     749 |     737 |     750 |     732
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      21 |      18 |      17 |      16 |      20 |      15 |      21 |      23
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,465 |   1,445 |   1,539 |   1,538 |   1,584 |   1,787 |   1,852 |   2,003
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      96 |      89 |     102 |     110 |     121 |     141 |     143 |     151
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     812 |     779 |     754 |     720 |     732 |     784 |     759 |     843
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     334 |     335 |     412 |     409 |     417 |     494 |     519 |     555
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     223 |     242 |     271 |     299 |     314 |     368 |     431 |     454
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,750 |   1,845 |   1,983 |   2,022 |   2,124 |   2,162 |   2,177 |   2,139
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,276 |   1,325 |   1,260 |   1,313 |   1,386 |   1,351 |   1,355 |   1,304
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,396 |   2,450 |   2,501 |   2,613 |   2,773 |   2,968 |   3,203 |   3,343
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   7,993 |   8,139 |   8,456 |   8,580 |   8,933 |   9,202 |   9,736 |  10,160
   ANATOMY ...............................|     142 |     157 |     149 |     146 |     162 |     164 |     158 |     166
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     809 |     859 |     857 |     859 |     895 |     869 |     883 |     953
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     981 |   1,027 |   1,134 |   1,111 |   1,187 |   1,281 |   1,315 |   1,349
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     109 |     109 |     128 |     115 |     217 |     257 |     348 |     352
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      26 |      31 |      42 |      53 |      62 |      66 |      69 |      62
   BOTANY ................................|     916 |     895 |     870 |     835 |     822 |     834 |     868 |     913
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     285 |     324 |     369 |     444 |     497 |     528 |     635 |     632
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     220 |     231 |     244 |     239 |     263 |     314 |     364 |     402
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     281 |     300 |     313 |     322 |     299 |     317 |     354 |     360
   GENETICS ..............................|     296 |     265 |     274 |     295 |     287 |     299 |     286 |     292
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     871 |     919 |     956 |     987 |     973 |     998 |   1,008 |   1,000
   NUTRITION .............................|   1,561 |   1,538 |   1,545 |   1,562 |   1,518 |   1,483 |   1,551 |   1,685
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     209 |     182 |     203 |     196 |     220 |     243 |     252 |     251
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     305 |     291 |     371 |     377 |     431 |     468 |     491 |     551
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     347 |     340 |     353 |     343 |     362 |     365 |     370 |     345
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     501 |     503 |     478 |     512 |     541 |     492 |     514 |     524
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     134 |     168 |     170 |     184 |     197 |     224 |     270 |     323
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   4,191 |   4,654 |   4,857 |   5,085 |   5,270 |   5,398 |   5,583 |   5,538
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   7,708 |   7,959 |   8,555 |   9,044 |   9,364 |  10,256 |  10,827 |  11,218
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     475 |     493 |     526 |     550 |     582 |     642 |     668 |     660
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     880 |     904 |     955 |   1,029 |   1,051 |   1,146 |   1,214 |   1,234
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     988 |     968 |   1,060 |   1,101 |   1,221 |   1,316 |   1,354 |   1,372
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     415 |     376 |     436 |     461 |     516 |     567 |     567 |     573
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     467 |     454 |     479 |     493 |     498 |     488 |     478 |     536
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   2,118 |   2,296 |   2,444 |   2,617 |   2,646 |   2,881 |   3,012 |   3,029
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,212 |   1,237 |   1,357 |   1,439 |   1,536 |   1,630 |   1,715 |   1,744
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     134 |     172 |     186 |     223 |     149 |     177 |     191 |     232
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   1,019 |   1,059 |   1,112 |   1,131 |   1,165 |   1,409 |   1,628 |   1,838
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   4,202 |   4,265 |   4,556 |   5,039 |   5,300 |   5,730 |   6,015 |   6,257
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      65 |      66 |      74 |      86 |     122 |     132 |     139 |     129
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      87 |      77 |      78 |      94 |     113 |     131 |     133 |     182
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     109 |     120 |     147 |     157 |     178 |     181 |     191 |     183
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     427 |     414 |     427 |     511 |     533 |     576 |     639 |     636
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     826 |     911 |     931 |   1,049 |   1,165 |   1,303 |   1,451 |   1,575
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     882 |     918 |   1,000 |   1,132 |   1,152 |   1,262 |   1,291 |   1,223
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     109 |      98 |     101 |     122 |     138 |     133 |     129 |     119
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|     541 |     464 |     556 |     562 |     571 |     659 |     611 |     717
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     489 |     530 |     514 |     535 |     544 |     574 |     644 |     663
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     352 |     345 |     366 |     410 |     435 |     466 |     454 |     505
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      86 |      89 |     111 |     113 |     124 |     118 |     135 |     107
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     229 |     233 |     251 |     268 |     225 |     195 |     198 |     218
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   7,263 |   7,862 |   8,528 |   9,034 |   9,573 |  10,397 |  10,979 |  11,537
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     132 |     153 |     168 |     176 |     156 |     171 |     162 |     183
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      51 |      62 |      63 |      65 |      90 |      88 |      85 |      96
 NURSING .................................|   3,329 |   3,645 |   4,021 |   4,207 |   4,528 |   4,841 |   5,175 |   5,688
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     319 |     357 |     398 |     393 |     425 |     452 |     464 |     506
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,243 |   1,260 |   1,419 |   1,529 |   1,528 |   1,737 |   1,877 |   1,857
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   1,273 |   1,398 |   1,426 |   1,445 |   1,587 |   1,712 |   1,735 |   1,797
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     258 |     280 |     310 |     356 |     325 |     360 |     357 |     357
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     658 |     707 |     723 |     863 |     934 |   1,036 |   1,124 |   1,053
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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