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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 15: Land-Grant Institutions


TABLE B-42.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
              LAND-GRANT INSTITUTIONS, BY SEX AND FIELD: 1975-94

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    YEAR    | SURVEYED |          |          |  EARTH,  |          |          |          |          |          |
            |  FIELDS  |SCIENCES, | PHYSICAL |  ATMOS-  |  MATHE-  | COMPUTER |  AGRI-   |BIOLOGICAL|          |  SOCIAL
            |          |  TOTAL   | SCIENCES |PHERIC, & | MATICAL  | SCIENCES | CULTURAL | SCIENCES |PSYCHOLOGY| SCIENCES
            |          |          |          |  OCEAN   | SCIENCES |          | SCIENCES |          |          |
            |          |          |          | SCIENCES |          |          |          |          |          |
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 1975 ......|  109,116 |   78,658 |   10,036 |    4,747 |    5,232 |    3,013 |    8,794 |   18,420 |    6,955 |   21,461
 1976 ......|  111,171 |   80,263 |   10,334 |    5,236 |    5,060 |    3,058 |    9,237 |   19,271 |    6,955 |   21,112
 1977 ......|  111,964 |   80,923 |   10,448 |    5,447 |    4,892 |    3,082 |    9,510 |   19,520 |    6,809 |   21,215
 1978 1/....|  111,774 |   80,252 |   10,260 |    5,237 |    4,858 |    3,043 |    9,605 |   19,426 |    6,743 |   21,082
 1979 ......|  114,090 |   81,113 |   10,413 |    5,448 |    4,676 |    3,265 |    9,869 |   19,138 |    6,710 |   21,594
 1980 ......|  117,609 |   82,434 |   10,616 |    5,535 |    4,672 |    3,722 |    9,938 |   19,220 |    6,816 |   21,915
 1981 ......|  118,781 |   82,094 |   10,774 |    5,715 |    4,771 |    3,952 |   10,032 |   19,010 |    6,754 |   21,086
 1982 ......|  121,488 |   82,533 |   11,153 |    5,977 |    4,922 |    4,346 |   10,129 |   18,686 |    6,744 |   20,576
 1983 ......|  123,684 |   83,412 |   11,516 |    6,221 |    5,191 |    4,858 |    9,968 |   18,757 |    6,970 |   19,931
 1984 ......|  124,544 |   84,314 |   11,783 |    6,205 |    5,461 |    5,393 |    9,728 |   18,816 |    7,124 |   19,804
 1985 ......|  126,653 |   85,165 |   12,102 |    6,155 |    5,619 |    6,059 |    9,313 |   18,912 |    7,369 |   19,636
 1986 ......|  130,743 |   86,674 |   12,587 |    6,122 |    5,956 |    6,258 |    9,290 |   19,152 |    7,313 |   19,996
 1987 ......|  130,997 |   86,134 |   12,775 |    5,758 |    6,296 |    6,378 |    9,053 |   19,041 |    6,927 |   19,906
 1988 ......|  133,160 |   87,445 |   12,959 |    5,583 |    6,651 |    6,469 |    8,958 |   19,188 |    7,496 |   20,141
 1989 ......|  136,523 |   89,271 |   13,094 |    5,637 |    6,783 |    6,567 |    8,921 |   19,533 |    7,767 |   20,969
 1990 ......|  140,134 |   91,095 |   13,221 |    5,477 |    7,087 |    6,765 |    8,952 |   19,691 |    7,996 |   21,906
 1991 ......|  144,393 |   92,906 |   13,268 |    5,547 |    7,237 |    6,874 |    9,062 |   20,250 |    8,233 |   22,435
 1992 ......|  150,096 |   96,012 |   13,485 |    5,941 |    7,191 |    7,005 |    9,378 |   20,575 |    8,344 |   24,093
 1993 ......|  152,783 |   97,815 |   13,488 |    6,159 |    6,950 |    7,110 |    9,487 |   21,276 |    8,467 |   24,878
 1994 ......|  152,829 |   97,955 |   13,036 |    6,234 |    6,776 |    6,869 |    9,718 |   21,834 |    8,364 |   25,124
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|   83,421 |   58,881 |    8,990 |    4,563 |    3,761 |    2,551 |    7,750 |   13,252 |    3,579 |   14,435
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|   81,672 |   57,019 |    8,873 |    4,387 |    3,544 |    2,663 |    7,642 |   12,417 |    3,434 |   14,059
 1980 ......|   82,444 |   56,515 |    8,956 |    4,345 |    3,556 |    2,897 |    7,549 |   12,239 |    3,194 |   13,779
 1981 ......|   82,501 |   55,511 |    8,929 |    4,411 |    3,600 |    2,989 |    7,673 |   11,741 |    3,042 |   13,126
 1982 ......|   83,912 |   55,296 |    9,128 |    4,575 |    3,639 |    3,267 |    7,592 |   11,308 |    3,034 |   12,753
 1983 ......|   85,766 |   55,606 |    9,325 |    4,744 |    3,823 |    3,679 |    7,472 |   11,217 |    3,024 |   12,322
 1984 ......|   85,977 |   56,157 |    9,524 |    4,751 |    3,978 |    4,088 |    7,241 |   11,164 |    3,032 |   12,379
 1985 ......|   87,199 |   56,436 |    9,726 |    4,617 |    4,054 |    4,656 |    6,913 |   11,253 |    3,097 |   12,120
 1986 ......|   89,913 |   57,172 |   10,042 |    4,583 |    4,281 |    4,889 |    6,908 |   11,196 |    3,057 |   12,216
 1987 ......|   90,107 |   56,709 |   10,129 |    4,293 |    4,546 |    5,102 |    6,657 |   11,048 |    2,736 |   12,198
 1988 ......|   90,406 |   56,818 |   10,149 |    4,138 |    4,806 |    5,144 |    6,508 |   11,049 |    2,842 |   12,182
 1989 ......|   91,365 |   57,197 |   10,171 |    4,098 |    4,800 |    5,307 |    6,420 |   11,077 |    2,910 |   12,414
 1990 ......|   92,881 |   57,915 |   10,236 |    3,939 |    5,065 |    5,452 |    6,339 |   11,111 |    2,911 |   12,862
 1991 ......|   95,060 |   58,446 |   10,242 |    3,963 |    5,113 |    5,488 |    6,289 |   11,317 |    2,963 |   13,071
 1992 ......|   97,649 |   59,692 |   10,289 |    4,154 |    5,029 |    5,654 |    6,410 |   11,373 |    2,946 |   13,837
 1993 ......|   97,744 |   59,770 |   10,176 |    4,307 |    4,773 |    5,755 |    6,284 |   11,540 |    2,884 |   14,051
 1994 ......|   96,109 |   59,029 |    9,815 |    4,231 |    4,637 |    5,565 |    6,375 |   11,674 |    2,826 |   13,906
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|   28,543 |   22,042 |    1,458 |      884 |    1,131 |      531 |    1,760 |    6,268 |    3,230 |    6,780
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|   32,418 |   24,094 |    1,540 |    1,061 |    1,132 |      602 |    2,227 |    6,721 |    3,276 |    7,535
 1980 ......|   35,165 |   25,919 |    1,660 |    1,190 |    1,116 |      825 |    2,389 |    6,981 |    3,622 |    8,136
 1981 ......|   36,280 |   26,583 |    1,845 |    1,304 |    1,171 |      963 |    2,359 |    7,269 |    3,712 |    7,960
 1982 ......|   37,576 |   27,237 |    2,025 |    1,402 |    1,283 |    1,079 |    2,537 |    7,378 |    3,710 |    7,823
 1983 ......|   37,918 |   27,806 |    2,191 |    1,477 |    1,368 |    1,179 |    2,496 |    7,540 |    3,946 |    7,609
 1984 ......|   38,567 |   28,157 |    2,259 |    1,454 |    1,483 |    1,305 |    2,487 |    7,652 |    4,092 |    7,425
 1985 ......|   39,454 |   28,729 |    2,376 |    1,538 |    1,565 |    1,403 |    2,400 |    7,659 |    4,272 |    7,516
 1986 ......|   40,830 |   29,502 |    2,545 |    1,539 |    1,675 |    1,369 |    2,382 |    7,956 |    4,256 |    7,780
 1987 ......|   40,890 |   29,425 |    2,646 |    1,465 |    1,750 |    1,276 |    2,396 |    7,993 |    4,191 |    7,708
 1988 ......|   42,754 |   30,627 |    2,810 |    1,445 |    1,845 |    1,325 |    2,450 |    8,139 |    4,654 |    7,959
 1989 ......|   45,158 |   32,074 |    2,923 |    1,539 |    1,983 |    1,260 |    2,501 |    8,456 |    4,857 |    8,555
 1990 ......|   47,253 |   33,180 |    2,985 |    1,538 |    2,022 |    1,313 |    2,613 |    8,580 |    5,085 |    9,044
 1991 ......|   49,333 |   34,460 |    3,026 |    1,584 |    2,124 |    1,386 |    2,773 |    8,933 |    5,270 |    9,364
 1992 ......|   52,447 |   36,320 |    3,196 |    1,787 |    2,162 |    1,351 |    2,968 |    9,202 |    5,398 |   10,256
 1993 ......|   55,039 |   38,045 |    3,312 |    1,852 |    2,177 |    1,355 |    3,203 |    9,736 |    5,583 |   10,827
 1994 ......|   56,720 |   38,926 |    3,221 |    2,003 |    2,139 |    1,304 |    3,343 |   10,160 |    5,538 |   11,218
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    YEAR    |          |          |          |          |          |          |          |METALLUR- |          |  HEALTH
            |  ENGI-   |AEROSPACE | CHEMICAL |  CIVIL   |ELECTRICAL|INDUSTRIAL|MECHANICAL| GICAL &  |  OTHER   |  FIELDS
            | NEERING, |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |  ENGI-   |MATERIALS |  ENGI-   |
            |  TOTAL   | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  | NEERING  |  ENGI-   | NEERING  |
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 1975 ......|   22,976 |      640 |    2,022 |    4,519 |    5,455 |    2,335 |    3,327 |    1,012 |    3,666 |    7,482
 1976 ......|   23,064 |      617 |    2,037 |    4,663 |    5,287 |    2,351 |    3,254 |    1,065 |    3,790 |    7,844
 1977 ......|   22,878 |      588 |    2,096 |    4,461 |    5,352 |    2,364 |    3,166 |    1,084 |    3,767 |    8,163
 1978 1/....|   23,033 |      560 |    2,086 |    4,584 |    5,223 |    2,389 |    3,306 |    1,097 |    3,788 |    8,489
 1979 ......|   23,749 |      566 |    2,215 |    4,569 |    5,230 |    2,645 |    3,453 |    1,226 |    3,845 |    9,228
 1980 ......|   25,178 |      651 |    2,457 |    4,850 |    5,727 |    2,829 |    3,768 |    1,259 |    3,637 |    9,997
 1981 ......|   26,605 |      709 |    2,660 |    4,845 |    6,081 |    2,567 |    4,124 |    1,318 |    4,301 |   10,082
 1982 ......|   28,656 |      729 |    2,846 |    5,007 |    6,689 |    2,725 |    4,595 |    1,313 |    4,752 |   10,299
 1983 ......|   30,638 |      856 |    2,962 |    5,407 |    7,505 |    2,309 |    5,182 |    1,403 |    5,014 |    9,634
 1984 ......|   30,465 |      838 |    2,851 |    5,464 |    7,770 |    2,410 |    5,365 |    1,544 |    4,223 |    9,765
 1985 ......|   31,390 |      902 |    2,814 |    5,480 |    8,377 |    2,737 |    5,267 |    1,665 |    4,148 |   10,098
 1986 ......|   33,942 |      973 |    2,841 |    5,564 |    9,134 |    3,003 |    5,804 |    1,796 |    4,827 |   10,127
 1987 ......|   34,723 |      997 |    2,889 |    5,579 |    9,657 |    2,956 |    6,040 |    1,803 |    4,802 |   10,140
 1988 ......|   34,933 |    1,078 |    2,742 |    5,845 |    9,717 |    2,796 |    6,138 |    1,830 |    4,787 |   10,782
 1989 ......|   35,792 |    1,218 |    2,787 |    5,881 |    9,972 |    3,028 |    6,021 |    1,982 |    4,903 |   11,460
 1990 ......|   36,920 |    1,325 |    2,908 |    6,176 |   10,059 |    2,988 |    6,350 |    2,141 |    4,973 |   12,119
 1991 ......|   38,792 |    1,477 |    2,982 |    6,745 |   10,388 |    3,213 |    6,589 |    2,253 |    5,145 |   12,695
 1992 ......|   40,335 |    1,498 |    3,040 |    7,300 |   10,813 |    3,392 |    7,045 |    2,341 |    4,906 |   13,749
 1993 ......|   40,447 |    1,436 |    3,160 |    7,388 |   10,550 |    3,603 |    7,070 |    2,289 |    4,951 |   14,521
 1994 ......|   39,677 |    1,319 |    3,113 |    7,505 |   10,093 |    3,645 |    6,747 |    2,277 |    4,978 |   15,197
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|   21,554 |      572 |    1,932 |    4,158 |    5,134 |    2,094 |    3,071 |    1,001 |    3,592 |    2,986
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|   21,764 |      550 |    1,992 |    4,092 |    4,975 |    2,202 |    3,273 |    1,106 |    3,574 |    2,889
 1980 ......|   22,857 |      622 |    2,189 |    4,295 |    5,392 |    2,313 |    3,543 |    1,133 |    3,370 |    3,072
 1981 ......|   24,014 |      682 |    2,373 |    4,276 |    5,682 |    2,026 |    3,859 |    1,171 |    3,945 |    2,976
 1982 ......|   25,682 |      695 |    2,488 |    4,404 |    6,214 |    2,163 |    4,273 |    1,138 |    4,307 |    2,934
 1983 ......|   27,493 |      817 |    2,600 |    4,713 |    6,910 |    1,894 |    4,844 |    1,208 |    4,507 |    2,667
 1984 ......|   27,204 |      794 |    2,495 |    4,763 |    7,089 |    1,964 |    5,012 |    1,341 |    3,746 |    2,616
 1985 ......|   27,912 |      851 |    2,465 |    4,714 |    7,674 |    2,259 |    4,898 |    1,395 |    3,656 |    2,851
 1986 ......|   30,061 |      904 |    2,476 |    4,805 |    8,289 |    2,477 |    5,363 |    1,479 |    4,268 |    2,680
 1987 ......|   30,521 |      932 |    2,462 |    4,753 |    8,775 |    2,415 |    5,551 |    1,451 |    4,182 |    2,877
 1988 ......|   30,668 |    1,012 |    2,328 |    4,934 |    8,799 |    2,332 |    5,608 |    1,485 |    4,170 |    2,920
 1989 ......|   31,236 |    1,144 |    2,360 |    4,950 |    8,972 |    2,472 |    5,507 |    1,616 |    4,215 |    2,932
 1990 ......|   31,881 |    1,239 |    2,397 |    5,127 |    8,927 |    2,426 |    5,815 |    1,731 |    4,219 |    3,085
 1991 ......|   33,492 |    1,355 |    2,449 |    5,580 |    9,236 |    2,642 |    6,045 |    1,818 |    4,367 |    3,122
 1992 ......|   34,605 |    1,366 |    2,464 |    5,997 |    9,551 |    2,733 |    6,471 |    1,875 |    4,148 |    3,352
 1993 ......|   34,432 |    1,297 |    2,521 |    5,937 |    9,259 |    2,992 |    6,426 |    1,835 |    4,165 |    3,542
 1994 ......|   33,420 |    1,190 |    2,477 |    5,930 |    8,870 |    2,928 |    6,084 |    1,772 |    4,169 |    3,660
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 1975 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1976 ......|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1977 ......|    1,324 |       16 |      164 |      303 |      218 |      270 |       95 |       83 |      175 |    5,177
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|    1,985 |       16 |      223 |      477 |      255 |      443 |      180 |      120 |      271 |    6,339
 1980 ......|    2,321 |       29 |      268 |      555 |      335 |      516 |      225 |      126 |      267 |    6,925
 1981 ......|    2,591 |       27 |      287 |      569 |      399 |      541 |      265 |      147 |      356 |    7,106
 1982 ......|    2,974 |       34 |      358 |      603 |      475 |      562 |      322 |      175 |      445 |    7,365
 1983 ......|    3,145 |       39 |      362 |      694 |      595 |      415 |      338 |      195 |      507 |    6,967
 1984 ......|    3,261 |       44 |      356 |      701 |      681 |      446 |      353 |      203 |      477 |    7,149
 1985 ......|    3,478 |       51 |      349 |      766 |      703 |      478 |      369 |      270 |      492 |    7,247
 1986 ......|    3,881 |       69 |      365 |      759 |      845 |      526 |      441 |      317 |      559 |    7,447
 1987 ......|    4,202 |       65 |      427 |      826 |      882 |      541 |      489 |      352 |      620 |    7,263
 1988 ......|    4,265 |       66 |      414 |      911 |      918 |      464 |      530 |      345 |      617 |    7,862
 1989 ......|    4,556 |       74 |      427 |      931 |    1,000 |      556 |      514 |      366 |      688 |    8,528
 1990 ......|    5,039 |       86 |      511 |    1,049 |    1,132 |      562 |      535 |      410 |      754 |    9,034
 1991 ......|    5,300 |      122 |      533 |    1,165 |    1,152 |      571 |      544 |      435 |      778 |    9,573
 1992 ......|    5,730 |      132 |      576 |    1,303 |    1,262 |      659 |      574 |      466 |      758 |   10,397
 1993 ......|    6,015 |      139 |      639 |    1,451 |    1,291 |      611 |      644 |      454 |      786 |   10,979
 1994 ......|    6,257 |      129 |      636 |    1,575 |    1,223 |      717 |      663 |      505 |      809 |   11,537
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1/  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS WERE NOT SURVEYED AND SEX DATA WERE
    NOT REQUESTED IN 1978; TOTALS REPRESENT ESTIMATES BASED ON 1977 AND 1979
    DATA.  DETAILS FOR 1978 MAY NOT SUM TO TOTAL DUE TO ROUNDING.
KEY:      NA = NOT AVAILABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING