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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 17: Students in the Sciences


 TABLE IV-B-8.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS AT
  ALL DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 1
                                    982 ]

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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 ..........|     49|    644|     37|    418|     32|    247|  2,877|    294|    920|     NA |  5,518
    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|     31|  3,481|    174|     70|     20|    208|  1,021|     33|    173|     NA |  5,211
    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|    199|  6,994|    279|    864|  1,183|  1,035|  6,368|    158|  2,015|     NA | 19,095
    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |    108|      1|      4|     15|     15|  8,561|    NA |    122|     NA |  8,826
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|     63|    147|     27|     16|     31|    162|  1,013|    148|    280|  5,529 |  7,416
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|    342| 11,374|    518|  1,372|  1,281|  1,667| 19,840|    633|  3,510|  5,529 | 46,066
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|    134|  5,250|    267|    585|    561|    782|  9,258|    223|  1,542|  2,906 | 21,508
    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 10,665
    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  5,257
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
ITEM 6                             |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
  PART-TIME GRADUATE S&E STUDENTS: |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  7,535
    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  4,084
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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 .........|     488|      61|   1,685|     567|  14,641|     176|     275|   6,665|  24,558
      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|     741|      73|   1,551|     663|  13,080|     139|     249|   5,012|  21,508
    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|   1,229|     134|   3,236|   1,230|  27,721|     315|     524|  11,677|  46,066
                                      |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|      74|       7|     161|      77|   2,489|      20|     115|     508|   3,451
      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|     131|      16|     182|     114|   3,031|      30|     143|     437|   4,084
    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|     205|      23|     343|     191|   5,520|      50|     258|     945|   7,535
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                                             |                 POSTDOCTORATES                      |
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                                             |         SOURCE OF SUPPORT         |        |        | OTHER
                                             |                                   |        |        |  NON-
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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 ............................|   1,389|   1,064|   7,934|   4,082|  14,469|   7,171|   1,841
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           WOMEN ............................|     548|     471|   2,845|   1,415|   5,279|   2,390|     675
                                             |        |        |        |        |        |        |
           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|     203|     209|     876|     706|   1,994|   1,212|     257
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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING