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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 16: Medical Schools


TABLE B-132.  FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
                 FIELDS IN MEDICAL SCHOOLS, 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 .............|  16,222 |  17,130 |  17,718 |  18,634 |  20,066 |  21,612 |  23,063 |  24,674
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  11,237 |  11,869 |  12,242 |  12,717 |  13,500 |  14,233 |  15,031 |  15,843
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  11,006 |  11,642 |  12,011 |  12,453 |  13,254 |  13,961 |  14,735 |  15,559
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSICS ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       2
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      15 |      14 |       9 |       3 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|       7 |       6 |       8 |      10 |      10 |       9 |      10 |      11
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  10,460 |  11,036 |  11,488 |  11,883 |  12,649 |  13,291 |  14,051 |  14,804
   ANATOMY ...............................|     708 |     742 |     759 |     716 |     751 |     779 |     780 |     783
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,121 |   2,232 |   2,268 |   2,380 |   2,419 |   2,496 |   2,597 |   2,662
   BIOLOGY ...............................|      84 |      87 |      90 |      71 |      66 |      74 |      55 |      58
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     408 |     425 |     418 |     399 |     545 |     646 |     730 |     789
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     220 |     296 |     314 |     303 |     362 |     393 |     419 |     436
   BOTANY ................................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     763 |     836 |     930 |   1,053 |   1,129 |   1,242 |   1,312 |   1,458
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       5 |       5 |       4 |       7 |       5 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|     324 |     326 |     368 |     420 |     523 |     588 |     639 |     651
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   2,088 |   2,225 |   2,334 |   2,350 |   2,419 |   2,407 |   2,502 |   2,558
   NUTRITION .............................|     127 |     141 |     138 |     137 |     134 |     146 |     153 |     150
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     609 |     624 |     652 |     651 |     666 |     719 |     780 |     878
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,294 |   1,312 |   1,372 |   1,415 |   1,473 |   1,509 |   1,562 |   1,718
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   1,282 |   1,303 |   1,299 |   1,352 |   1,430 |   1,432 |   1,477 |   1,553
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     427 |     482 |     542 |     629 |     727 |     860 |   1,045 |   1,110
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     434 |     474 |     394 |     431 |     456 |     496 |     521 |     538
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|      90 |     112 |     112 |     126 |     138 |     165 |     153 |     204
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      13 |      33 |      35 |      42 |      43 |      44 |      44 |      43
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      55
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      15 |      16 |      13 |      23 |      22 |      26 |      25 |      24
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      62 |      63 |      64 |      61 |      73 |      95 |      84 |      82
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     231 |     227 |     231 |     264 |     246 |     272 |     296 |     284
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     231 |     227 |     231 |     264 |     246 |     272 |     296 |     284
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   4,985 |   5,261 |   5,476 |   5,917 |   6,566 |   7,379 |   8,032 |   8,831
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     691 |     752 |     811 |     822 |     982 |   1,142 |   1,235 |   1,399
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     225 |     212 |     255 |     281 |     293 |     351 |     347 |     351
 NURSING .................................|   1,509 |   1,537 |   1,445 |   1,434 |   1,499 |   1,459 |   1,518 |   1,582
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     194 |     210 |     210 |     244 |     258 |     266 |     278 |     287
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,035 |   1,124 |   1,081 |   1,218 |   1,239 |   1,457 |   1,527 |   1,600
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     319 |     314 |     291 |     321 |     347 |     415 |     499 |     519
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |      37 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       9
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,012 |   1,112 |   1,383 |   1,560 |   1,948 |   2,289 |   2,628 |   3,084
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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