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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 15: Land-Grant Institutions


 TABLE B-8.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
       LAND-GRANT INSTITUTIONS, BY ENROLLMENT STATUS 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 |          |          |
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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
 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 ......|   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
 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 ......|   19,035 |   12,651 |      770 |      710 |      836 |    1,068 |    1,238 |    2,135 |      978 |    4,916
 1976 ......|   19,976 |   13,073 |      871 |      747 |      854 |    1,004 |    1,276 |    2,243 |    1,033 |    5,045
 1977 ......|   21,205 |   13,989 |      930 |      810 |      791 |    1,096 |    1,338 |    2,451 |    1,098 |    5,475
 1978 1/....|   22,001 |   14,647 |      871 |      787 |      878 |    1,038 |    1,462 |    2,621 |    1,129 |    5,862
 1980 ......|   23,523 |   15,354 |      761 |      923 |      745 |    1,229 |    1,626 |    2,480 |    1,362 |    6,228
 1981 ......|   23,189 |   14,417 |      763 |      955 |      633 |    1,189 |    1,444 |    2,337 |    1,319 |    5,777
 1982 ......|   25,265 |   15,192 |      844 |    1,049 |      667 |    1,273 |    1,690 |    2,499 |    1,338 |    5,832
 1983 ......|   25,477 |   15,360 |      869 |    1,035 |      752 |    1,399 |    1,722 |    2,476 |    1,645 |    5,462
 1984 ......|   24,790 |   15,406 |      851 |    1,133 |      849 |    1,627 |    1,610 |    2,332 |    1,660 |    5,344
 1985 ......|   26,339 |   16,090 |      989 |    1,297 |      788 |    1,593 |    1,628 |    2,586 |    1,859 |    5,350
 1986 ......|   26,298 |   15,515 |      963 |    1,194 |      856 |    1,496 |    1,512 |    2,379 |    1,692 |    5,423
 1987 ......|   26,052 |   14,909 |      874 |    1,231 |      765 |    1,550 |    1,376 |    2,212 |    1,428 |    5,473
 1988 ......|   26,665 |   15,634 |      972 |    1,232 |      907 |    1,772 |    1,331 |    2,296 |    1,677 |    5,447
 1989 ......|   28,075 |   16,201 |      977 |    1,166 |      863 |    1,815 |    1,482 |    2,252 |    1,830 |    5,816
 1990 ......|   29,465 |   16,798 |    1,089 |    1,141 |    1,057 |    1,780 |    1,492 |    2,361 |    2,040 |    5,838
 1991 ......|   29,680 |   16,633 |    1,010 |    1,188 |    1,114 |    1,847 |    1,514 |    2,311 |    1,891 |    5,758
 1992 ......|   31,278 |   17,172 |      953 |    1,195 |    1,038 |    1,915 |    1,584 |    2,337 |    1,908 |    6,242
 1993 ......|   32,615 |   17,897 |    1,028 |    1,293 |      989 |    2,008 |    1,710 |    2,397 |    1,906 |    6,566
 1994 ......|   33,168 |   18,077 |      992 |    1,318 |      991 |    1,862 |    1,912 |    2,497 |    1,904 |    6,601
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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
 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 ......|   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
 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 ......|    5,066 |      138 |      347 |      953 |    1,409 |      563 |      805 |      131 |      720 |    1,318
 1976 ......|    5,324 |      111 |      324 |      965 |    1,313 |      649 |      813 |      112 |    1,037 |    1,579
 1977 ......|    5,461 |      110 |      328 |      921 |    1,527 |      768 |      771 |       96 |      940 |    1,755
 1978 1/....|    5,408 |       96 |      270 |      905 |    1,425 |      789 |      793 |      122 |    1,008 |    1,947
 1980 ......|    5,451 |       94 |      302 |      857 |    1,376 |      817 |      858 |      181 |      966 |    2,718
 1981 ......|    5,743 |      101 |      320 |      866 |    1,357 |      827 |      823 |      120 |    1,329 |    3,029
 1982 ......|    6,568 |       72 |      310 |      862 |    1,748 |      962 |      963 |      130 |    1,521 |    3,505
 1983 ......|    7,292 |       82 |      345 |      963 |    1,975 |      979 |    1,049 |      142 |    1,757 |    2,825
 1984 ......|    6,577 |      112 |      322 |      994 |    1,894 |    1,018 |    1,143 |      164 |      930 |    2,807
 1985 ......|    7,268 |      119 |      365 |    1,068 |    2,277 |    1,296 |    1,052 |      173 |      918 |    2,981
 1986 ......|    7,763 |      125 |      306 |      975 |    2,447 |    1,429 |    1,153 |      186 |    1,142 |    3,020
 1987 ......|    8,010 |      111 |      261 |      978 |    2,781 |    1,416 |    1,197 |      176 |    1,090 |    3,133
 1988 ......|    7,708 |      109 |      285 |    1,002 |    2,584 |    1,252 |    1,132 |      192 |    1,152 |    3,323
 1989 ......|    8,045 |      171 |      275 |    1,091 |    2,578 |    1,367 |    1,072 |      178 |    1,313 |    3,829
 1990 ......|    8,533 |      222 |      292 |    1,165 |    2,679 |    1,338 |    1,229 |      264 |    1,344 |    4,134
 1991 ......|    8,602 |      211 |      283 |    1,370 |    2,503 |    1,340 |    1,297 |      296 |    1,302 |    4,445
 1992 ......|    9,007 |      242 |      333 |    1,523 |    2,686 |    1,311 |    1,379 |      282 |    1,251 |    5,099
 1993 ......|    9,179 |      202 |      369 |    1,514 |    2,565 |    1,544 |    1,364 |      319 |    1,302 |    5,539
 1994 ......|    9,268 |      223 |      364 |    1,551 |    2,510 |    1,616 |    1,316 |      307 |    1,381 |    5,823
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1/  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS WERE NOT SURVEYED IN 1978; TOTALS
    REPRESENT ESTIMATES BASED ON 1977 AND 1979 DATA.  DETAILS FOR 1978 MAY
    NOT SUM TO TOTAL DUE TO ROUNDING.
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING