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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 17: Students in the Sciences


 TABLE IV-C-8.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS AT
ALL MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 182 ]

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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|      7|      0|      3|      3|     12|     38|      1|      1|     NA |     65
    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|      0|      9|      0|      2|      1|      2|     12|      0|      3|     NA |     29
    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|      0|     21|      0|      8|      5|     38|    213|      0|     10|     NA |    295
    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |      6|      0|      0|      0|      0|    453|    NA |      3|     NA |    462
    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|      0|     10|      0|      0|      0|     15|    113|      0|      5|    889 |  1,032
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|      0|     53|      0|     13|      9|     67|    829|      1|     22|    889 |  1,883
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|      0|     28|      0|      8|      7|     30|    403|      0|      8|    507 |    991
    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |    735
    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |    414
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
ITEM 6                             |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
  PART-TIME GRADUATE S&E STUDENTS: |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  2,715
    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  1,606
                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |
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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 .........|      49|       1|      53|      53|     606|       9|      39|      82|     892
      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|      75|       4|      70|      45|     697|      12|      29|      59|     991
    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|     124|       5|     123|      98|   1,303|      21|      68|     141|   1,883
                                      |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|      52|       8|      80|      48|     799|      10|      76|      36|   1,109
      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|      82|      11|     105|      67|   1,164|      20|      98|      59|   1,606
    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|     134|      19|     185|     115|   1,963|      30|     174|      95|   2,715
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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|      26|       1|      27|       2|      11
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           WOMEN ............................|       0|       0|      14|       1|      15|       2|       6
                                             |        |        |        |        |        |        |
           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|       0|       0|       4|       0|       4|       0|      11
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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING