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Technical Notes and Data Summaries

Summaries of Selected Departmental Responses



  TABLE IV-A-17.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTS

   AT ALL GRADUATE INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 209 ]



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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 ..........|     36|      5|      2|    144|      0|    124|    358|    126|    152|     NA |    947 

    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|      1|     11|      0|     30|      0|     32|    101|      1|      5|     NA |    181

    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|    593|     55|      7|    612|     10|  1,080|  1,182|     34|  1,027|     NA |  4,600

    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |      0|      0|      2|      0|      8|  2,051|    NA |     53|     NA |  2,114

    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|    115|      0|      0|      2|      0|     35|    367|     79|    100|  3,256 |  3,954

                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|    745|     71|      9|    790|     10|  1,279|  4,059|    240|  1,337|  3,256 | 11,796

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    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|     64|      8|      2|    111|      2|    136|    462|     12|    120|    289 |  1,206

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  3,199

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |    345

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

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

                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  5,934

    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |    613

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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 .........|     224|      19|     814|     203|   4,582|      57|     264|   4,427|  10,590

      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|      59|       6|     112|      39|     549|      11|      42|     388|   1,206

    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|     283|      25|     926|     242|   5,131|      68|     306|   4,815|  11,796

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      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|      96|      24|     400|     185|   3,347|      31|     259|     979|   5,321

      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|      20|       5|      57|      23|     403|       8|      35|      62|     613

    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|     116|      29|     457|     208|   3,750|      39|     294|   1,041|   5,934

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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 ............................|      10|       1|     273|     102|     386|     246|     137

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           WOMEN ............................|       3|       0|      16|       8|      27|      13|       6

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           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|       0|       1|       2|       2|       5|       0|       2

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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE

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

    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING