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Summaries of Selected Departmental Responses



TABLE IV-A-3.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL PHYSICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS AT ALL

       GRADUATE INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 693 ]



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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 ..........|     73|     60|      3|    264|      0|    457|  1,040|    127|    432|     NA |  2,456 

    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|     29|    218|      0|     21|      0|    183|    205|      5|     21|     NA |    682

    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|  1,040|  1,794|    153|  3,384|     42|  2,970|  1,495|     75|  1,346|     NA | 12,299

    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |      5|      1|     24|      0|     72| 11,776|    NA |     49|     NA | 11,927

    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|     58|      1|      6|      8|      0|     48|    321|    211|    146|  1,872 |  2,671

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    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|  1,200|  2,078|    163|  3,701|     42|  3,730| 14,837|    418|  1,994|  1,872 | 30,035

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    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|    232|    721|     52|    792|      9|    797|  4,141|     51|    494|    464 |  7,753

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  6,436

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  1,858

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

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

                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  4,449

    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  1,404

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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 .........|     408|      41|   1,117|     373|  11,751|      94|     277|   8,221|  22,282

      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|     299|      18|     539|     197|   3,859|      36|     100|   2,705|   7,753

    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|     707|      59|   1,656|     570|  15,610|     130|     377|  10,926|  30,035

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      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|      88|       6|     183|      67|   1,964|      31|     137|     569|   3,045

      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|      60|       1|     144|      35|     819|       9|      82|     254|   1,404

    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|     148|       7|     327|     102|   2,783|      40|     219|     823|   4,449

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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 ............................|     285|      28|   4,274|   1,263|   5,850|   3,468|   1,222

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           WOMEN ............................|      59|       6|     615|     195|     875|     477|     155

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           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|       3|       0|      42|      13|      58|      37|       9

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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE

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

    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING