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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 17: Students in the Sciences


TABLE IV-A-2.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS AT ALL GRADUATE
          INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 6,852 ]

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                                   |                STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE                |        |
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                                   |       FEDERAL SOURCES (EXCLUDING LOANS)       |  NON-FEDERAL SOURCES  |        |
          ITEMS 5 AND 6            |                                               |                       |        |
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        ENROLLMENT STATUS,         |       |               |       |       |       |       |       |       |  SELF  | TOTAL
       MECHANISM OF SUPPORT,       |       |      HHS      |       |       |       |       |       |       |SUPPORT |FOR ALL
    AND GENDER OF S&E GRADUATE     |       |               |       |       |       |       |       |       |(INCLUD.|SOURCES
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            STUDENTS               |       |       |       |       |       | OTHER |       |       | OTHER |LOANS & |(SUM OF
                                   |  DOD  |  NIH  | OTHER |  NSF  | DEPT. |FEDERAL| INST. |FOREIGN|  U.S. | FAMILY |COLUMNS
                                   |       |       |  HHS  |       |OF AGR.|SOURCES|SUPPORT|SOURCES|SOURCES|SOURCES)| A - J)
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
                                   |  (A)  |  (B)  |  (C)  |  (D)  |  (E)  |  (F)  |  (G)  |  (H)  |  (I)  |  (J)   |  (K)
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ITEM 5                             |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
  FULL-TIME GRADUATE S&E STUDENTS: |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS ..........|    315|    840|    100|  1,554|     75|  1,713| 11,561|  1,732|  3,033|     NA | 20,923
    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|     97|  4,073|    240|    195|     31|    777|  3,239|    199|    585|     NA |  9,436
    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|  2,905|  9,957|    682|  7,216|  2,827|  7,359| 21,544|    505|  6,549|     NA | 59,544
    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |    123|      4|     81|     39|    435| 52,258|    NA |    456|     NA | 53,396
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|    929|    177|     56|     63|     67|    993|  7,625|  1,338|  1,959| 64,809 | 78,016
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|  4,246| 15,170|  1,082|  9,109|  3,039| 11,277| 96,227|  3,774| 12,582| 64,809 |221,315
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|    909|  6,977|    564|  2,650|  1,199|  3,928| 40,384|    888|  4,819| 32,204 | 94,522
    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 58,255
    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 26,317
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ITEM 6                             |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
  PART-TIME GRADUATE S&E STUDENTS: |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 97,972
    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 47,046
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                                      |            U.S. CITIZENS AND PERMANENT RESIDENTS             |        |
               ITEM 7                 |                                                              |        |
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       RACE/ETHNICITY OF FULL-TIME    |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        | TOTAL
       AND PART-TIME GRADUATE S&E     | BLACK  |AMERICAN| ASIAN/ |        | WHITE  |        |        |        |(SUM OF
            STUDENTS, BY SEX          |  NON-  |INDIAN/ |PACIFIC |        |  NON-  |        |        |        |COLUMNS
                                      |HISPANIC|ALASKAN |ISLANDER|HISPANIC|HISPANIC|  OTHER |UNKNOWN |FOREIGN | A - H)
                                      |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
                                      |  (A)   |  (B)   |  (C)   |  (D)   |  (E)   |  (F)   |  (G)   |  (H)   |  (I)
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      MEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .........|   3,628|     361|   6,316|   3,054|  72,453|     670|   2,240|  38,071| 126,793
      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|   5,023|     453|   5,139|   3,463|  60,146|     573|   1,982|  17,743|  94,522
    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|   8,651|     814|  11,455|   6,517| 132,599|   1,243|   4,222|  55,814| 221,315
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      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|   2,496|     150|   2,935|   1,847|  34,847|     314|   2,173|   6,164|  50,926
      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|   3,853|     166|   2,355|   2,071|  33,080|     243|   1,987|   3,291|  47,046
    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|   6,349|     316|   5,290|   3,918|  67,927|     557|   4,160|   9,455|  97,972
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                                             |                 POSTDOCTORATES                      |
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                                             |         SOURCE OF SUPPORT         |        |        | OTHER
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                     ITEM 8                  |                          |        |        |        |FACULTY
              S&E POSTDOCTORATES AND         |         FEDERAL          |        |        |        |RESEARCH
                NONFACULTY RESEARCH          |                          |        | TOTAL  |        | STAFF
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               STAFF WITH DOCTORATES         |        |        |        |        |FOR ALL |FOREIGN |  WITH
                                             |FELLOW- |TRAINEE-|RESEARCH|  NON-  |SOURCES |POSTDOC-|DOCTOR-
                                             | SHIPS  | SHIPS  | GRANTS |FEDERAL |(A - D) |TORATES |  ATES
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                                             |  (A)   |  (B)   |  (C)   |  (D)   |  (E)   |  (F)   |  (G)
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           TOTAL ............................|   1,936|   1,248|  13,877|   6,221|  23,282|  11,777|   4,197
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           WOMEN ............................|     706|     534|   3,898|   1,872|   7,010|   3,137|   1,138
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           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|     209|     216|     941|     738|   2,104|   1,273|     284
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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING