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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 15: Land-Grant Institutions


TABLE B-129.  PART-TIME 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 .............|  26,052 |  26,665 |  28,075 |  29,465 |  29,680 |  31,278 |  32,615 |  33,168
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  22,919 |  23,342 |  24,246 |  25,331 |  25,235 |  26,179 |  27,076 |  27,345
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  14,909 |  15,634 |  16,201 |  16,798 |  16,633 |  17,172 |  17,897 |  18,077
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     874 |     972 |     977 |   1,089 |   1,010 |     953 |   1,028 |     992
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       8 |       7 |       3 |       4 |       7 |      12 |      14 |       5
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     517 |     540 |     557 |     596 |     577 |     567 |     591 |     565
   PHYSICS ...............................|     345 |     420 |     410 |     482 |     422 |     371 |     418 |     415
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       4 |       5 |       7 |       7 |       4 |       3 |       5 |       7
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,231 |   1,232 |   1,166 |   1,141 |   1,188 |   1,195 |   1,293 |   1,318
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      54 |      45 |      58 |      51 |      57 |      64 |      89 |      75
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     673 |     671 |     612 |     589 |     541 |     556 |     533 |     555
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     231 |     195 |     170 |     163 |     156 |     169 |     181 |     196
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     273 |     321 |     326 |     338 |     434 |     406 |     490 |     492
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     765 |     907 |     863 |   1,057 |   1,114 |   1,038 |     989 |     991
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,550 |   1,772 |   1,815 |   1,780 |   1,847 |   1,915 |   2,008 |   1,862
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|   1,376 |   1,331 |   1,482 |   1,492 |   1,514 |   1,584 |   1,710 |   1,912
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   2,212 |   2,296 |   2,252 |   2,361 |   2,311 |   2,337 |   2,397 |   2,497
   ANATOMY ...............................|      34 |      36 |      24 |      26 |      36 |      28 |      21 |      45
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      69 |      75 |      96 |      91 |      82 |     107 |      97 |     118
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     382 |     389 |     347 |     352 |     322 |     399 |     391 |     445
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      30 |      37 |      25 |      21 |      33 |      47 |      72 |      59
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       9 |       3 |       6 |       2 |       0 |       2 |       8 |       5
   BOTANY ................................|     300 |     288 |     293 |     257 |     268 |     275 |     270 |     298
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      43 |      42 |      45 |      54 |      58 |      84 |     126 |      81
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      44 |      46 |      54 |      55 |      54 |      55 |      74 |      73
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     148 |     134 |     134 |     151 |     118 |     143 |     178 |     159
   GENETICS ..............................|      27 |      41 |      26 |      30 |      24 |      27 |      31 |      31
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     199 |     236 |     251 |     245 |     225 |     199 |     198 |     175
   NUTRITION .............................|     489 |     538 |     534 |     565 |     495 |     495 |     459 |     519
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      67 |      49 |      64 |      70 |     120 |      95 |      66 |      77
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      46 |      50 |      62 |      49 |      60 |      62 |      61 |      66
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|      67 |      84 |      55 |      55 |      65 |      41 |      39 |      32
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     193 |     189 |     175 |     260 |     259 |     185 |     203 |     208
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      65 |      59 |      61 |      78 |      92 |      93 |     103 |     106
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   1,428 |   1,677 |   1,830 |   2,040 |   1,891 |   1,908 |   1,906 |   1,904
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   5,473 |   5,447 |   5,816 |   5,838 |   5,758 |   6,242 |   6,566 |   6,601
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|     314 |     327 |     350 |     277 |     314 |     352 |     367 |     259
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     362 |     314 |     375 |     417 |     399 |     455 |     437 |     414
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     717 |     629 |     717 |     666 |     642 |     726 |     751 |     779
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     223 |     234 |     310 |     332 |     354 |     384 |     366 |     354
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      91 |      81 |     104 |      98 |     101 |      94 |      86 |      98
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   2,467 |   2,527 |   2,538 |   2,726 |   2,622 |   2,770 |   2,906 |   2,933
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     433 |     431 |     515 |     467 |     560 |     570 |     593 |     571
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      74 |      83 |      91 |     111 |      64 |      76 |      76 |     108
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     792 |     821 |     816 |     744 |     702 |     815 |     984 |   1,085
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   8,010 |   7,708 |   8,045 |   8,533 |   8,602 |   9,007 |   9,179 |   9,268
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|     111 |     109 |     171 |     222 |     211 |     242 |     202 |     223
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|     122 |     147 |     167 |     129 |     130 |     145 |     152 |     158
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      37 |      89 |     121 |     119 |     101 |      94 |     113 |     115
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     261 |     285 |     275 |     292 |     283 |     333 |     369 |     364
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     978 |   1,002 |   1,091 |   1,165 |   1,370 |   1,523 |   1,514 |   1,551
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,781 |   2,584 |   2,578 |   2,679 |   2,503 |   2,686 |   2,565 |   2,510
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|     440 |     436 |     484 |     458 |     479 |     482 |     483 |     450
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,416 |   1,252 |   1,367 |   1,338 |   1,340 |   1,311 |   1,544 |   1,616
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|   1,197 |   1,132 |   1,072 |   1,229 |   1,297 |   1,379 |   1,364 |   1,316
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     176 |     192 |     178 |     264 |     296 |     282 |     319 |     307
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|     153 |     139 |     152 |     114 |     119 |      98 |     135 |     145
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     338 |     341 |     389 |     524 |     473 |     432 |     419 |     513
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,133 |   3,323 |   3,829 |   4,134 |   4,445 |   5,099 |   5,539 |   5,823
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|      47 |      45 |      53 |      41 |      31 |      36 |      38 |      39
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       8 |      21 |      25 |      14 |      28 |      31 |      40 |      45
 NURSING .................................|   1,819 |   2,019 |   2,335 |   2,518 |   2,791 |   3,184 |   3,447 |   3,785
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      90 |     104 |     135 |     157 |     157 |     169 |     174 |     150
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     454 |     385 |     541 |     580 |     656 |     864 |   1,005 |   1,011
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     283 |     306 |     295 |     308 |     287 |     316 |     316 |     330
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|     118 |     128 |     117 |     170 |     149 |     159 |     168 |     157
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     314 |     315 |     328 |     346 |     346 |     340 |     351 |     306
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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