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No. 19: Department Populations and Response Rates


        TABLE I-3.  SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTAL POPULATION AT
              MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   | 1987 1/ |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|     645 |   1,314 |   1,365 |   1,398 |   1,446 |   1,491 |   1,540 |   1,598
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|     575 |   1,165 |   1,211 |   1,237 |   1,272 |   1,306 |   1,349 |   1,391
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|     474 |   1,013 |   1,046 |   1,060 |   1,094 |   1,127 |   1,167 |   1,203
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|      62 |     122 |     122 |     124 |     127 |     126 |     132 |     133
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|      39 |      79 |      82 |      83 |      83 |      84 |      84 |      84
   PHYSICS ...............................|      17 |      36 |      32 |      33 |      34 |      33 |      36 |      36
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       6 |       7 |       8 |       8 |      10 |       9 |      12 |      13
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      27 |      53 |      53 |      53 |      56 |      59 |      58 |      60
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      13 |      31 |      31 |      31 |      32 |      31 |      30 |      31
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       4 |       5 |       5 |       5 |       5 |       6 |       6 |       6
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       9 |      16 |      16 |      16 |      18 |      21 |      21 |      22
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      40 |     102 |     106 |     104 |     107 |     110 |     116 |     116
   MATHEMATICS & APPLIED MATHEMATICS .....|      38 |     100 |     104 |     101 |     103 |     106 |     110 |     110
   STATISTICS ............................|       2 |       2 |       2 |       3 |       4 |       4 |       6 |       6
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      33 |      72 |      76 |      80 |      82 |      87 |      92 |      97
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      11 |      28 |      30 |      25 |      26 |      27 |      27 |      33
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|      81 |     179 |     182 |     178 |     182 |     183 |     183 |     182
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|       4 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       4 |       5
   BIOLOGY ...............................|      46 |     141 |     143 |     141 |     143 |     142 |     139 |     137
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       4 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       2 |       2
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       3
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|       4 |       3 |       3 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2
   NUTRITION .............................|       7 |      10 |      10 |      10 |      10 |      12 |      14 |      15
   PATHOLOGY .............................|       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       3 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       3 |       3 |       2 |       2
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|       6 |      10 |      11 |      10 |      10 |      11 |      12 |      12
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|      62 |     184 |     198 |     210 |     216 |     228 |     241 |     249
   PSYCHOLOGY, GENERAL ...................|       1 |      71 |      81 |      91 |      96 |     107 |     115 |     120
   CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ...................|      60 |      96 |      96 |      95 |      96 |      92 |      95 |      94
   PSYCHOLOGY, N.E.C. ....................|       1 |      17 |      21 |      24 |      24 |      29 |      31 |      35
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     158 |     273 |     279 |     286 |     298 |     307 |     318 |     333
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       3 |       4 |       4
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      12 |      11 |      11 |      12 |      12 |      12 |      12 |      12
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      21 |      33 |      35 |      34 |      35 |      36 |      37 |      37
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|      16 |      23 |      23 |      24 |      25 |      26 |      26 |      26
   HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE .....|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       4 |       5 |       5 |       4 |       6 |       7 |       7 |       7
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|      47 |     101 |     104 |     104 |     106 |     109 |     111 |     117
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      26 |      44 |      44 |      45 |      48 |      49 |      49 |      50
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       4 |       5 |       4 |       3 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ...............|      26 |      49 |      51 |      58 |      62 |      63 |      70 |      78
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     101 |     152 |     165 |     177 |     178 |     179 |     182 |     188
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       4
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       2 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       4 |       4
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|       5 |       7 |       7 |       7 |       8 |       8 |       8 |       8
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      17 |      28 |      31 |      31 |      31 |      31 |      32 |      34
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      18 |      31 |      37 |      43 |      42 |      44 |      44 |      44
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       4 |       3 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      15 |      22 |      25 |      26 |      28 |      29 |      28 |      28
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      15 |      23 |      24 |      26 |      25 |      24 |      25 |      25
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       4 |       4 |       5 |       6 |       6 |       6 |       6 |       6
  MINING ENGINEERING .....................|       4 |       4 |       4 |       4 |       4 |       4 |       4 |       4
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  PETROLEUM ENGINEERING ..................|       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       2
  ENGINEERING, N.E.C. ....................|      12 |      22 |      22 |      24 |      25 |      24 |      25 |      27
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      70 |     149 |     154 |     161 |     174 |     185 |     191 |     207
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 MEDICAL FIELDS ..........................|       9 |       9 |       9 |       8 |      10 |      12 |      14 |      18
  ANESTHESIOLOGY .........................|       0 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       2 |       3 |       3
  CARDIOLOGY .............................|       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ONCOLOGY/CANCER RESEARCH ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENDOCRINOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  GASTROENTEROLOGY .......................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  HEMATOLOGY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  NEUROLOGY ..............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY ..............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  OPHTHALMOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  PEDIATRICS .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ...|       4 |       5 |       5 |       5 |       7 |       7 |       8 |      10
  PSYCHIATRY .............................|       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       2
  PULMONARY DISEASE ......................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  RADIOLOGY ..............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  SURGERY ................................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  CLINICAL MEDICINE, N.E.C. ..............|       3 |       2 |       2 |       1 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       3
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
OTHER HEALTH FIELDS ......................|      61 |     140 |     145 |     153 |     164 |     173 |     177 |     189
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|      15 |      42 |      45 |      46 |      50 |      53 |      55 |      61
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       3 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       2 |       2 |       2 |       1
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      22 |      49 |      51 |      54 |      59 |      60 |      59 |      60
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       1
 HEALTH RELATED, N.E.C. ..................|      20 |      45 |      45 |      49 |      52 |      57 |      60 |      66
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1/  THESE FIGURES INCLUDE NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS IN SAMPLED
    MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, WHICH WERE SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS
    FROM 1984 THROUGH 1987.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING