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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 17: Students in the Sciences


TABLE IV-C-3.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL PHYSICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS AT ALL
  MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 133 ]

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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 ..........|      0|      1|      0|      0|      0|      2|     36|      0|      1|     NA |     40
    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|      0|     12|      0|      0|      0|      4|      0|      1|      0|     NA |     17
    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|      7|     11|      0|     12|      0|     26|    100|      0|      6|     NA |    162
    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |      0|      0|      2|      0|      0|    249|    NA |      1|     NA |    252
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|      0|      0|      6|      0|      0|     13|     20|      1|      6|    216 |    262
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|      7|     24|      6|     14|      0|     45|    405|      2|     14|    216 |    733
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|      1|     12|      2|      1|      0|     14|    142|      0|      4|     53 |    229
    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |    246
    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |     88
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
ITEM 6                             |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
  PART-TIME GRADUATE S&E STUDENTS: |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  1,007
    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |    382
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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 .........|      41|       0|      28|      16|     254|       2|      15|     148|     504
      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|      29|       0|      25|       4|      93|       0|       7|      71|     229
    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|      70|       0|      53|      20|     347|       2|      22|     219|     733
                                      |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|      26|       1|      55|      20|     395|      11|      44|      73|     625
      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|      26|       0|      59|       9|     209|       2|      20|      57|     382
    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|      52|       1|     114|      29|     604|      13|      64|     130|   1,007
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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 ............................|       0|       0|      31|       9|      40|      30|       0
                                             |        |        |        |        |        |        |
           WOMEN ............................|       0|       0|       5|       5|      10|      10|       0
                                             |        |        |        |        |        |        |
           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|       0|       0|       0|       0|       0|       0|       0
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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING