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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 17: Students in the Sciences


TABLE IV-B-7.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS AT
ALL DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 319 ]

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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 ..........|      2|      8|      0|     19|     22|     34|    207|    150|     69|     NA |    511
    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|      1|      3|      0|      0|      7|     13|     34|     53|      5|     NA |    116
    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|     29|     34|      3|     67|  1,087|    524|  2,519|    131|    965|     NA |  5,359
    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |      0|      0|      0|      7|     11|    827|    NA |     26|     NA |    871
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|      3|      0|      0|      1|     14|     29|    139|    176|     71|  1,849 |  2,282
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|     35|     45|      3|     87|  1,137|    611|  3,726|    510|  1,136|  1,849 |  9,139
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|      9|     18|      0|     34|    419|    203|  1,387|     60|    374|    669 |  3,173
    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  2,193
    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |    847
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ITEM 6                             |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
  PART-TIME GRADUATE S&E STUDENTS: |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  2,331
    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |    794
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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 .........|      69|      13|     122|     105|   3,550|      23|      40|   2,044|   5,966
      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|      68|      12|      78|      92|   2,146|      17|      28|     732|   3,173
    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|     137|      25|     200|     197|   5,696|      40|      68|   2,776|   9,139
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      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|      28|       4|      33|      19|   1,205|      13|      15|     220|   1,537
      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|       8|       4|      19|      18|     641|       4|       9|      91|     794
    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|      36|       8|      52|      37|   1,846|      17|      24|     311|   2,331
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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
                                             |        |        |        |        |        |        |
                                             |  (A)   |  (B)   |  (C)   |  (D)   |  (E)   |  (F)   |  (G)
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           TOTAL ............................|      10|       2|     462|     268|     742|     370|     244
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           WOMEN ............................|       4|       0|     125|      62|     191|      91|      59
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           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|       0|       1|       5|       6|      12|       3|       4
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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING