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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 15: Land-Grant Institutions


TABLE B-43.  FULL-TIME 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 ......|   90,081 |   66,007 |    9,266 |    4,037 |    4,396 |    1,945 |    7,556 |   16,285 |    5,977 |   16,545
 1976 ......|   91,195 |   67,190 |    9,463 |    4,489 |    4,206 |    2,054 |    7,961 |   17,028 |    5,922 |   16,067
 1977 ......|   90,759 |   66,934 |    9,518 |    4,637 |    4,101 |    1,986 |    8,172 |   17,069 |    5,711 |   15,740
 1978 1/....|   89,773 |   65,606 |    9,389 |    4,450 |    3,980 |    2,005 |    8,144 |   16,805 |    5,614 |   15,220
 1979 ......|   91,843 |   66,398 |    9,634 |    4,585 |    3,906 |    2,250 |    8,189 |   16,714 |    5,619 |   15,501
 1980 ......|   94,086 |   67,080 |    9,855 |    4,612 |    3,927 |    2,493 |    8,312 |   16,740 |    5,454 |   15,687
 1981 ......|   95,592 |   67,677 |   10,011 |    4,760 |    4,138 |    2,763 |    8,588 |   16,673 |    5,435 |   15,309
 1982 ......|   96,223 |   67,341 |   10,309 |    4,928 |    4,255 |    3,073 |    8,439 |   16,187 |    5,406 |   14,744
 1983 ......|   98,207 |   68,052 |   10,647 |    5,186 |    4,439 |    3,459 |    8,246 |   16,281 |    5,325 |   14,469
 1984 ......|   99,754 |   68,908 |   10,932 |    5,072 |    4,612 |    3,766 |    8,118 |   16,484 |    5,464 |   14,460
 1985 ......|  100,314 |   69,075 |   11,113 |    4,858 |    4,831 |    4,466 |    7,685 |   16,326 |    5,510 |   14,286
 1986 ......|  104,445 |   71,159 |   11,624 |    4,928 |    5,100 |    4,762 |    7,778 |   16,773 |    5,621 |   14,573
 1987 ......|  104,945 |   71,225 |   11,901 |    4,527 |    5,531 |    4,828 |    7,677 |   16,829 |    5,499 |   14,433
 1988 ......|  106,495 |   71,811 |   11,987 |    4,351 |    5,744 |    4,697 |    7,627 |   16,892 |    5,819 |   14,694
 1989 ......|  108,448 |   73,070 |   12,117 |    4,471 |    5,920 |    4,752 |    7,439 |   17,281 |    5,937 |   15,153
 1990 ......|  110,669 |   74,297 |   12,132 |    4,336 |    6,030 |    4,985 |    7,460 |   17,330 |    5,956 |   16,068
 1991 ......|  114,713 |   76,273 |   12,258 |    4,359 |    6,123 |    5,027 |    7,548 |   17,939 |    6,342 |   16,677
 1992 ......|  118,818 |   78,840 |   12,532 |    4,746 |    6,153 |    5,090 |    7,794 |   18,238 |    6,436 |   17,851
 1993 ......|  120,168 |   79,918 |   12,460 |    4,866 |    5,961 |    5,102 |    7,777 |   18,879 |    6,561 |   18,312
 1994 ......|  119,661 |   79,878 |   12,044 |    4,916 |    5,785 |    5,007 |    7,806 |   19,337 |    6,460 |   18,523
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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 ......|   68,095 |   49,203 |    8,216 |    3,879 |    3,210 |    1,665 |    6,626 |   11,728 |    3,065 |   10,814
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|   66,633 |   47,345 |    8,248 |    3,694 |    3,056 |    1,822 |    6,319 |   10,952 |    2,925 |   10,329
 1980 ......|   67,199 |   46,794 |    8,364 |    3,610 |    3,049 |    1,987 |    6,265 |   10,797 |    2,609 |   10,113
 1981 ......|   67,741 |   46,520 |    8,343 |    3,682 |    3,168 |    2,122 |    6,523 |   10,483 |    2,502 |    9,697
 1982 ......|   67,974 |   45,882 |    8,481 |    3,800 |    3,188 |    2,318 |    6,289 |    9,981 |    2,466 |    9,359
 1983 ......|   69,302 |   46,156 |    8,643 |    3,970 |    3,315 |    2,667 |    6,175 |    9,887 |    2,348 |    9,151
 1984 ......|   70,223 |   46,703 |    8,877 |    3,929 |    3,429 |    2,897 |    6,000 |    9,938 |    2,391 |    9,242
 1985 ......|   70,556 |   46,740 |    8,965 |    3,670 |    3,539 |    3,522 |    5,705 |    9,905 |    2,398 |    9,036
 1986 ......|   73,283 |   47,829 |    9,299 |    3,693 |    3,733 |    3,809 |    5,790 |    9,941 |    2,406 |    9,158
 1987 ......|   73,505 |   47,662 |    9,467 |    3,399 |    4,048 |    3,925 |    5,648 |    9,864 |    2,201 |    9,110
 1988 ......|   73,767 |   47,449 |    9,412 |    3,234 |    4,202 |    3,799 |    5,556 |    9,870 |    2,211 |    9,165
 1989 ......|   74,381 |   47,761 |    9,443 |    3,287 |    4,252 |    3,922 |    5,362 |    9,947 |    2,269 |    9,279
 1990 ......|   75,195 |   48,218 |    9,413 |    3,126 |    4,371 |    4,090 |    5,299 |    9,909 |    2,248 |    9,762
 1991 ......|   77,344 |   48,882 |    9,479 |    3,112 |    4,375 |    4,091 |    5,252 |   10,159 |    2,382 |   10,032
 1992 ......|   79,338 |   49,918 |    9,605 |    3,364 |    4,367 |    4,159 |    5,336 |   10,189 |    2,323 |   10,575
 1993 ......|   78,815 |   49,602 |    9,429 |    3,437 |    4,170 |    4,184 |    5,174 |   10,350 |    2,240 |   10,618
 1994 ......|   77,229 |   48,895 |    9,095 |    3,357 |    4,040 |    4,119 |    5,093 |   10,437 |    2,246 |   10,508
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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 ......|   22,664 |   17,731 |    1,302 |      758 |      891 |      321 |    1,546 |    5,341 |    2,646 |    4,926
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|   25,210 |   19,053 |    1,386 |      891 |      850 |      428 |    1,870 |    5,762 |    2,694 |    5,172
 1980 ......|   26,887 |   20,286 |    1,491 |    1,002 |      878 |      506 |    2,047 |    5,943 |    2,845 |    5,574
 1981 ......|   27,851 |   21,157 |    1,668 |    1,078 |      970 |      641 |    2,065 |    6,190 |    2,933 |    5,612
 1982 ......|   28,249 |   21,459 |    1,828 |    1,128 |    1,067 |      755 |    2,150 |    6,206 |    2,940 |    5,385
 1983 ......|   28,905 |   21,896 |    2,004 |    1,216 |    1,124 |      792 |    2,071 |    6,394 |    2,977 |    5,318
 1984 ......|   29,531 |   22,205 |    2,055 |    1,143 |    1,183 |      869 |    2,118 |    6,546 |    3,073 |    5,218
 1985 ......|   29,758 |   22,335 |    2,148 |    1,188 |    1,292 |      944 |    1,980 |    6,421 |    3,112 |    5,250
 1986 ......|   31,162 |   23,330 |    2,325 |    1,235 |    1,367 |      953 |    1,988 |    6,832 |    3,215 |    5,415
 1987 ......|   31,440 |   23,563 |    2,434 |    1,128 |    1,483 |      903 |    2,029 |    6,965 |    3,298 |    5,323
 1988 ......|   32,728 |   24,362 |    2,575 |    1,117 |    1,542 |      898 |    2,071 |    7,022 |    3,608 |    5,529
 1989 ......|   34,067 |   25,309 |    2,674 |    1,184 |    1,668 |      830 |    2,077 |    7,334 |    3,668 |    5,874
 1990 ......|   35,474 |   26,079 |    2,719 |    1,210 |    1,659 |      895 |    2,161 |    7,421 |    3,708 |    6,306
 1991 ......|   37,369 |   27,391 |    2,779 |    1,247 |    1,748 |      936 |    2,296 |    7,780 |    3,960 |    6,645
 1992 ......|   39,480 |   28,922 |    2,927 |    1,382 |    1,786 |      931 |    2,458 |    8,049 |    4,113 |    7,276
 1993 ......|   41,353 |   30,316 |    3,031 |    1,429 |    1,791 |      918 |    2,603 |    8,529 |    4,321 |    7,694
 1994 ......|   42,432 |   30,983 |    2,949 |    1,559 |    1,745 |      888 |    2,713 |    8,900 |    4,214 |    8,015
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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 ......|   17,910 |      502 |    1,675 |    3,566 |    4,046 |    1,772 |    2,522 |      881 |    2,946 |    6,164
 1976 ......|   17,740 |      506 |    1,713 |    3,698 |    3,974 |    1,702 |    2,441 |      953 |    2,753 |    6,265
 1977 ......|   17,417 |      478 |    1,768 |    3,540 |    3,825 |    1,596 |    2,395 |      988 |    2,827 |    6,408
 1978 1/....|   17,626 |      464 |    1,816 |    3,679 |    3,798 |    1,600 |    2,513 |      975 |    2,781 |    6,542
 1979 ......|   18,487 |      470 |    1,954 |    3,757 |    3,820 |    1,863 |    2,717 |    1,089 |    2,817 |    6,958
 1980 ......|   19,727 |      557 |    2,155 |    3,993 |    4,351 |    2,012 |    2,910 |    1,078 |    2,671 |    7,279
 1981 ......|   20,862 |      608 |    2,340 |    3,979 |    4,724 |    1,740 |    3,301 |    1,198 |    2,972 |    7,053
 1982 ......|   22,088 |      657 |    2,536 |    4,145 |    4,941 |    1,763 |    3,632 |    1,183 |    3,231 |    6,794
 1983 ......|   23,346 |      774 |    2,617 |    4,444 |    5,530 |    1,330 |    4,133 |    1,261 |    3,257 |    6,809
 1984 ......|   23,888 |      726 |    2,529 |    4,470 |    5,876 |    1,392 |    4,222 |    1,380 |    3,293 |    6,958
 1985 ......|   24,122 |      783 |    2,449 |    4,412 |    6,100 |    1,441 |    4,215 |    1,492 |    3,230 |    7,117
 1986 ......|   26,179 |      848 |    2,535 |    4,589 |    6,687 |    1,574 |    4,651 |    1,610 |    3,685 |    7,107
 1987 ......|   26,713 |      886 |    2,628 |    4,601 |    6,876 |    1,540 |    4,843 |    1,627 |    3,712 |    7,007
 1988 ......|   27,225 |      969 |    2,457 |    4,843 |    7,133 |    1,544 |    5,006 |    1,638 |    3,635 |    7,459
 1989 ......|   27,747 |    1,047 |    2,512 |    4,790 |    7,394 |    1,661 |    4,949 |    1,804 |    3,590 |    7,631
 1990 ......|   28,387 |    1,103 |    2,616 |    5,011 |    7,380 |    1,650 |    5,121 |    1,877 |    3,629 |    7,985
 1991 ......|   30,190 |    1,266 |    2,699 |    5,375 |    7,885 |    1,873 |    5,292 |    1,957 |    3,843 |    8,250
 1992 ......|   31,328 |    1,256 |    2,707 |    5,777 |    8,127 |    2,081 |    5,666 |    2,059 |    3,655 |    8,650
 1993 ......|   31,268 |    1,234 |    2,791 |    5,874 |    7,985 |    2,059 |    5,706 |    1,970 |    3,649 |    8,982
 1994 ......|   30,409 |    1,096 |    2,749 |    5,954 |    7,583 |    2,029 |    5,431 |    1,970 |    3,597 |    9,374
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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 ......|   16,328 |      464 |    1,623 |    3,274 |    3,662 |    1,393 |    2,330 |      908 |    2,674 |    2,564
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|   16,869 |      455 |    1,767 |    3,334 |    3,617 |    1,509 |    2,587 |      984 |    2,616 |    2,419
 1980 ......|   17,865 |      533 |    1,934 |    3,506 |    4,086 |    1,609 |    2,747 |      965 |    2,485 |    2,540
 1981 ......|   18,809 |      584 |    2,108 |    3,476 |    4,401 |    1,365 |    3,105 |    1,065 |    2,705 |    2,412
 1982 ......|   19,780 |      627 |    2,230 |    3,631 |    4,591 |    1,374 |    3,387 |    1,035 |    2,905 |    2,312
 1983 ......|   20,948 |      742 |    2,291 |    3,870 |    5,089 |    1,080 |    3,883 |    1,096 |    2,897 |    2,198
 1984 ......|   21,353 |      690 |    2,216 |    3,897 |    5,334 |    1,109 |    3,962 |    1,208 |    2,937 |    2,167
 1985 ......|   21,481 |      737 |    2,152 |    3,794 |    5,589 |    1,144 |    3,943 |    1,263 |    2,859 |    2,335
 1986 ......|   23,229 |      791 |    2,217 |    3,960 |    6,069 |    1,250 |    4,335 |    1,328 |    3,279 |    2,225
 1987 ......|   23,494 |      833 |    2,244 |    3,911 |    6,255 |    1,217 |    4,459 |    1,318 |    3,257 |    2,349
 1988 ......|   23,942 |      913 |    2,102 |    4,076 |    6,432 |    1,317 |    4,580 |    1,333 |    3,189 |    2,376
 1989 ......|   24,231 |      984 |    2,129 |    4,024 |    6,642 |    1,342 |    4,524 |    1,477 |    3,109 |    2,389
 1990 ......|   24,492 |    1,030 |    2,154 |    4,112 |    6,555 |    1,324 |    4,699 |    1,522 |    3,096 |    2,485
 1991 ......|   25,964 |    1,159 |    2,217 |    4,400 |    6,975 |    1,517 |    4,857 |    1,582 |    3,257 |    2,498
 1992 ......|   26,833 |    1,142 |    2,193 |    4,705 |    7,166 |    1,675 |    5,202 |    1,649 |    3,101 |    2,587
 1993 ......|   26,519 |    1,110 |    2,242 |    4,672 |    7,008 |    1,674 |    5,176 |    1,569 |    3,068 |    2,694
 1994 ......|   25,502 |      991 |    2,184 |    4,663 |    6,678 |    1,578 |    4,883 |    1,527 |    2,998 |    2,832
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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 ......|    1,089 |       14 |      145 |      266 |      163 |      203 |       65 |       80 |      153 |    3,844
 1978 1/....|       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA |       NA
 1979 ......|    1,618 |       15 |      187 |      423 |      203 |      354 |      130 |      105 |      201 |    4,539
 1980 ......|    1,862 |       24 |      221 |      487 |      265 |      403 |      163 |      113 |      186 |    4,739
 1981 ......|    2,053 |       24 |      232 |      503 |      323 |      375 |      196 |      133 |      267 |    4,641
 1982 ......|    2,308 |       30 |      306 |      514 |      350 |      389 |      245 |      148 |      326 |    4,482
 1983 ......|    2,398 |       32 |      326 |      574 |      441 |      250 |      250 |      165 |      360 |    4,611
 1984 ......|    2,535 |       36 |      313 |      573 |      542 |      283 |      260 |      172 |      356 |    4,791
 1985 ......|    2,641 |       46 |      297 |      618 |      511 |      297 |      272 |      229 |      371 |    4,782
 1986 ......|    2,950 |       57 |      318 |      629 |      618 |      324 |      316 |      282 |      406 |    4,882
 1987 ......|    3,219 |       53 |      384 |      690 |      621 |      323 |      384 |      309 |      455 |    4,658
 1988 ......|    3,283 |       56 |      355 |      767 |      701 |      227 |      426 |      305 |      446 |    5,083
 1989 ......|    3,516 |       63 |      383 |      766 |      752 |      319 |      425 |      327 |      481 |    5,242
 1990 ......|    3,895 |       73 |      462 |      899 |      825 |      326 |      422 |      355 |      533 |    5,500
 1991 ......|    4,226 |      107 |      482 |      975 |      910 |      356 |      435 |      375 |      586 |    5,752
 1992 ......|    4,495 |      114 |      514 |    1,072 |      961 |      406 |      464 |      410 |      554 |    6,063
 1993 ......|    4,749 |      124 |      549 |    1,202 |      977 |      385 |      530 |      401 |      581 |    6,288
 1994 ......|    4,907 |      105 |      565 |    1,291 |      905 |      451 |      548 |      443 |      599 |    6,542
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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