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Technical Notes and Data Summaries

Summaries of Selected Departmental Responses



  TABLE IV-A-11.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTS AT ALL

      GRADUATE INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 1,545 ]



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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: |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |        

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    GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS ..........|    232|     48|     29|    740|     37|    710|  2,500|    673|  1,097|     NA |  6,066 

    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|     26|    178|     18|     65|      6|    146|    391|     38|     86|     NA |    954

    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|  3,251|    544|     72|  3,890|    285|  4,838|  9,037|    261|  5,749|     NA | 27,927

    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |      6|      5|     35|      9|     86| 10,519|    NA |    209|     NA | 10,869

    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|  1,190|      6|      0|     25|      9|    325|  2,163|    704|    638| 20,771 | 25,831

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    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|  4,699|    782|    124|  4,755|    346|  6,105| 24,610|  1,676|  7,779| 20,771 | 71,647

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    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|    500|    199|     21|    888|     68|    975|  4,167|    171|  1,148|  3,411 | 11,548

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 19,713

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  3,476

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ITEM 6                             |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

  PART-TIME GRADUATE S&E STUDENTS: |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 42,218

    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  6,543

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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) 

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                                      |  (A)   |  (B)   |  (C)   |  (D)   |  (E)   |  (F)   |  (G)   |  (H)   |  (I)   

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      MEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .........|   1,160|      94|   4,631|   1,230|  24,949|     296|   1,220|  26,519|  60,099

      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|     541|      39|   1,139|     369|   5,180|     102|     252|   3,926|  11,548

    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|   1,701|     133|   5,770|   1,599|  30,129|     398|   1,472|  30,445|  71,647

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      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|     791|      82|   3,381|   1,029|  22,237|     219|   1,884|   6,052|  35,675

      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|     268|      26|     690|     228|   4,098|      46|     313|     874|   6,543

    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|   1,059|     108|   4,071|   1,257|  26,335|     265|   2,197|   6,926|  42,218

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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  

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                                             |  (A)   |  (B)   |  (C)   |  (D)   |  (E)   |  (F)   |  (G)   

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           TOTAL ............................|      57|      24|   1,742|     776|   2,599|   1,585|     831

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           WOMEN ............................|       8|       6|     234|      86|     334|     178|      92

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           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|       1|       3|      19|      11|      34|      15|      21

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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE

SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS

    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING