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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 19: Department Populations and Response Rates


  TABLE I-7.  COMPARISON OF GRADUATE ENROLLMENT DATA AS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED
 AND AS MODIFIED THROUGH THE FALL 1994 GRADUATE STUDENT SURVEY CYCLE: 1975-94

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               |    TOTAL, ALL INSTITUTIONS    |DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS|MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS
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     YEAR      |           |         |         |           |         |         |           |         |
               | ORIGINAL  | REVISED | PERCENT | ORIGINAL  | REVISED | PERCENT | ORIGINAL  | REVISED | PERCENT
               |   TOTAL   |  TOTAL  | CHANGE  |   TOTAL   |  TOTAL  | CHANGE  |   TOTAL   |  TOTAL  | CHANGE
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               |                         TOTAL GRADUATE ENROLLMENT IN SURVEYED FIELDS
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               |           |         |         |           |         |         |           |         |
 1975 1/.......|    336,843|  328,709|   -2.4  |    290,662|  295,146|    1.5  |     46,181|   33,563|  -27.3
 1976 .........|    345,979|  333,824|   -3.5  |    297,280|  298,801|     .5  |     48,699|   35,023|  -28.1
 1977 .........|    362,978|  345,491|   -4.8  |    306,710|  305,961|    -.2  |     56,268|   39,530|  -29.7
 1978 2/.......|        N/A|  299,359|    N/A  |    311,982|  298,581|   -4.3  |        N/A|      778|    N/A
 1979 .........|    375,267|  357,688|   -4.7  |    321,770|  314,354|   -2.3  |     53,497|   43,334|  -19.0
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 1980 .........|    383,210|  367,161|   -4.2  |    333,658|  323,816|   -2.9  |     49,552|   43,345|  -12.5
 1981 .........|    392,034|  375,228|   -4.3  |    340,203|  330,539|   -2.8  |     51,831|   44,689|  -13.8
 1982 .........|    399,682|  382,405|   -4.3  |    347,414|  336,720|   -3.1  |     52,268|   45,685|  -12.6
 1983 .........|    413,564|  390,559|   -5.6  |    358,276|  343,461|   -4.1  |     55,288|   47,098|  -14.8
 1984 3/.......|    415,064|  394,798|   -4.9  |    363,470|  346,002|   -4.8  |     51,594|   48,796|   -5.4
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 1985 3/.......|    434,836|  404,167|   -7.1  |    371,052|  355,400|   -4.2  |     63,784|   48,767|  -23.5
 1986 3/.......|    446,102|  415,644|   -6.8  |    384,203|  366,214|   -4.7  |     61,899|   49,430|  -20.1
 1987 3/.......|    449,585|  421,585|   -6.2  |    388,681|  371,656|   -4.4  |     60,904|   49,929|  -18.0
 1988 .........|    445,595|  424,730|   -4.7  |    391,683|  377,092|   -3.7  |     53,912|   47,638|  -11.6
 1989 .........|    440,983|  434,718|   -1.4  |    385,025|  384,359|    -.2  |     55,958|   50,359|  -10.0
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 1990 .........|    458,943|  452,388|   -1.4  |    398,405|  397,779|    -.2  |     60,538|   54,609|   -9.8
 1991 .........|    475,691|  471,474|    -.9  |    411,296|  413,096|     .4  |     64,395|   58,378|   -9.3
 1992 .........|    495,397|  493,761|    -.3  |    427,792|  431,688|     .9  |     67,605|   62,073|   -8.2
 1993 .........|    506,678|  504,975|    -.3  |    440,875|  439,817|    -.2  |     65,803|   65,158|   -1.0
 1994 .........|    506,626|      N/A|    N/A  |    441,480|      N/A|    N/A  |     65,146|      N/A|    N/A
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 1975 1/.......|    228,316|  219,844|   -3.7  |    210,641|  207,417|   -1.5  |     17,675|   12,427|  -29.7
 1976 .........|    233,748|  223,513|   -4.4  |    215,355|  210,835|   -2.1  |     18,393|   12,678|  -31.1
 1977 .........|    238,202|  226,845|   -4.8  |    218,226|  212,749|   -2.5  |     19,976|   14,096|  -29.4
 1978 2/.......|        N/A|  208,780|    N/A  |    217,588|  208,479|   -4.2  |        N/A|      301|    N/A
 1979 .........|    243,331|  231,868|   -4.7  |    224,057|  216,667|   -3.3  |     19,274|   15,201|  -21.1
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 1980 .........|    249,111|  238,493|   -4.3  |    230,601|  222,678|   -3.4  |     18,510|   15,815|  -14.6
 1981 .........|    253,428|  242,131|   -4.5  |    234,529|  226,405|   -3.5  |     18,899|   15,726|  -16.8
 1982 .........|    255,959|  244,842|   -4.3  |    237,676|  229,400|   -3.5  |     18,283|   15,442|  -15.5
 1983 .........|    263,800|  252,104|   -4.4  |    243,646|  235,537|   -3.3  |     20,154|   16,567|  -17.8
 1984 3/.......|    264,146|  253,974|   -3.9  |    246,848|  236,631|   -4.1  |     17,298|   17,343|     .3
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 1985 3/.......|    269,319|  257,365|   -4.4  |    249,666|  240,356|   -3.7  |     19,653|   17,009|  -13.5
 1986 3/.......|    279,235|  266,213|   -4.7  |    259,980|  248,996|   -4.2  |     19,255|   17,217|  -10.6
 1987 3/.......|    285,200|  271,095|   -4.9  |    264,862|  253,547|   -4.3  |     20,338|   17,548|  -13.7
 1988 .........|    288,619|  275,219|   -4.6  |    268,385|  258,912|   -3.5  |     20,234|   16,307|  -19.4
 1989 .........|    286,619|  282,769|   -1.3  |    267,554|  265,929|    -.6  |     19,065|   16,840|  -11.7
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 1990 .........|    295,836|  292,910|   -1.0  |    275,262|  274,546|    -.3  |     20,574|   18,364|  -10.7
 1991 .........|    308,669|  307,106|    -.5  |    286,756|  286,965|     .1  |     21,913|   20,141|   -8.1
 1992 .........|    323,399|  322,773|    -.2  |    299,753|  300,865|     .4  |     23,646|   21,908|   -7.4
 1993 .........|    330,249|  329,984|    -.1  |    307,181|  306,890|    -.1  |     23,068|   23,094|     .1
 1994 .........|    331,969|      N/A|    N/A  |    307,964|      N/A|    N/A  |     24,005|      N/A|    N/A
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 1975 1/.......|    108,527|  108,865|    0.3  |     80,021|   87,729|    9.6  |     28,506|   21,136|  -25.9
 1976 .........|    112,231|  110,311|   -1.7  |     81,925|   87,966|    7.4  |     30,306|   22,345|  -26.3
 1977 .........|    124,776|  118,646|   -4.9  |     88,484|   93,212|    5.3  |     36,292|   25,434|  -29.9
 1978 2/.......|        N/A|   90,579|    N/A  |     94,394|   90,102|   -4.5  |        N/A|      477|    N/A
 1979 .........|    131,936|  125,820|   -4.6  |     97,713|   97,687|     .0  |     34,223|   28,133|  -17.8
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 1980 .........|    134,099|  128,668|   -4.0  |    103,057|  101,138|   -1.9  |     31,042|   27,530|  -11.3
 1981 .........|    138,606|  133,097|   -4.0  |    105,674|  104,134|   -1.5  |     32,932|   28,963|  -12.1
 1982 .........|    143,723|  137,563|   -4.3  |    109,738|  107,320|   -2.2  |     33,985|   30,243|  -11.0
 1983 .........|    149,764|  138,455|   -7.6  |    114,630|  107,924|   -5.9  |     35,134|   30,531|  -13.1
 1984 3/.......|    150,918|  140,824|   -6.7  |    116,622|  109,371|   -6.2  |     34,296|   31,453|   -8.3
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 1985 3/.......|    165,517|  146,802|  -11.3  |    121,386|  115,044|   -5.2  |     44,131|   31,758|  -28.0
 1986 3/.......|    166,867|  149,431|  -10.4  |    124,223|  117,218|   -5.6  |     42,644|   32,213|  -24.5
 1987 3/.......|    164,385|  150,490|   -8.5  |    123,819|  118,109|   -4.6  |     40,566|   32,381|  -20.2
 1988 .........|    156,976|  149,511|   -4.8  |    123,298|  118,180|   -4.2  |     33,678|   31,331|   -7.0
 1989 .........|    154,364|  151,949|   -1.6  |    117,471|  118,430|     .8  |     36,893|   33,519|   -9.1
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 1990 .........|    163,107|  159,478|   -2.2  |    123,143|  123,233|     .1  |     39,964|   36,245|   -9.3
 1991 .........|    167,022|  164,368|   -1.6  |    124,540|  126,131|    1.3  |     42,482|   38,237|  -10.0
 1992 .........|    171,998|  170,988|    -.6  |    128,039|  130,823|    2.2  |     43,959|   40,165|   -8.6
 1993 .........|    176,429|  174,991|    -.8  |    133,694|  132,927|    -.6  |     42,735|   42,064|   -1.6
 1994 .........|    174,657|      N/A|    N/A  |    133,516|      N/A|    N/A  |     41,141|      N/A|    N/A
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1/  THE 1976 SURVEY ALSO COLLECTED 1975 DATA FROM MASTER'S-GRANTING
    INSTITUTIONS.
2/  THE 1978 SURVEY DID NOT INCLUDE MASTER'S INSTITUTIONS. THREE
    INSTITUTIONS WERE SUBSEQUENTLY CHANGED FROM DOCTORATE TO
    MASTER'S-GRANTING.
3/  THESE FIGURES INCLUDE ESTIMATED DATA FOR MASTER'S-GRANTING
    INSTITUTIONS, WHICH WERE SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS FROM 1984 THROUGH
    1987.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
KEY:       N/A = NOT AVAILABLE
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING