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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 16: Medical Schools


 TABLE B-34.  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 .............|  21,332 |  22,168 |  22,531 |  23,493 |  25,107 |  26,970 |  29,090 |  30,733
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  12,354 |  12,942 |  13,316 |  13,814 |  14,598 |  15,378 |  16,216 |  17,108
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  12,113 |  12,709 |  13,085 |  13,542 |  14,344 |  15,091 |  15,915 |  16,821
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  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 ...|      23 |      19 |      25 |      27 |      31 |      34 |      35 |      49
   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. ...|      23 |      19 |      25 |      27 |      31 |      34 |      35 |      49
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      15 |      14 |       9 |       3 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      14 |      11 |       8 |      11 |      12 |      12 |      12 |      14
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  11,432 |  11,957 |  12,407 |  12,798 |  13,575 |  14,254 |  15,080 |  15,884
   ANATOMY ...............................|     755 |     785 |     812 |     767 |     794 |     818 |     811 |     841
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,193 |   2,291 |   2,366 |   2,444 |   2,506 |   2,617 |   2,698 |   2,773
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     105 |      95 |      96 |      95 |      94 |      97 |      79 |      91
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     649 |     688 |     687 |     660 |     793 |     882 |     982 |   1,033
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     328 |     338 |     354 |     330 |     375 |     411 |     439 |     459
   BOTANY ................................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     778 |     844 |     936 |   1,070 |   1,157 |   1,263 |   1,341 |   1,495
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       5 |       5 |       4 |       7 |       5 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|     328 |     334 |     377 |     428 |     528 |     604 |     644 |     656
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   2,177 |   2,343 |   2,457 |   2,484 |   2,560 |   2,582 |   2,659 |   2,705
   NUTRITION .............................|     212 |     226 |     222 |     215 |     227 |     237 |     246 |     255
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     712 |     716 |     738 |     750 |     761 |     797 |     889 |     985
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,365 |   1,377 |   1,429 |   1,472 |   1,523 |   1,571 |   1,645 |   1,802
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   1,392 |   1,418 |   1,376 |   1,430 |   1,499 |   1,497 |   1,540 |   1,617
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     433 |     497 |     553 |     646 |     753 |     878 |   1,107 |   1,172
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     492 |     558 |     461 |     520 |     549 |     588 |     608 |     627
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     137 |     150 |     175 |     183 |     176 |     203 |     180 |     247
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      13 |      33 |      35 |      43 |      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 |      63
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      30 |      21 |      29 |      35 |      31 |      33 |      30 |      32
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      94 |      96 |     111 |     105 |     102 |     126 |     106 |     109
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     241 |     233 |     231 |     272 |     254 |     287 |     301 |     287
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     241 |     233 |     231 |     272 |     254 |     287 |     301 |     287
  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 .....................|   8,978 |   9,226 |   9,215 |   9,679 |  10,509 |  11,592 |  12,874 |  13,625
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     850 |     900 |     909 |     938 |   1,113 |   1,290 |   1,387 |   1,538
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     283 |     264 |     296 |     326 |     362 |     415 |     417 |     420
 NURSING .................................|   3,067 |   3,138 |   3,040 |   3,059 |   3,218 |   3,445 |   3,639 |   3,747
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     217 |     223 |     257 |     281 |     295 |     301 |     316 |     309
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   2,807 |   2,825 |   2,492 |   2,634 |   2,623 |   2,751 |   3,221 |   3,335
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     346 |     358 |     363 |     344 |     376 |     454 |     533 |     549
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |      42 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       9
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,408 |   1,518 |   1,858 |   2,055 |   2,522 |   2,936 |   3,361 |   3,718
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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