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Technical Notes and Data Summaries

Summaries of Selected Departmental Responses



   TABLE IV-A-4.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, AND OCEAN

   SCIENCES DEPARTMENTS AT ALL GRADUATE INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF

                             DEPARTMENTS = 394 ]



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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 ..........|     39|      0|      0|     80|      1|    147|    350|     74|    174|     NA |    865 

    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|      9|      4|      0|     16|      0|     38|     50|      6|     17|     NA |    140

    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|    334|     32|      1|  1,296|     53|  1,359|  1,272|     37|    487|     NA |  4,871

    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |      0|      0|     12|      3|     20|  2,431|    NA |     18|     NA |  2,484

    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|    112|      0|      0|      5|      4|     65|    254|    116|     94|  2,497 |  3,147

                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|    494|     36|      1|  1,409|     61|  1,629|  4,357|    233|    790|  2,497 | 11,507

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    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|    127|     17|      0|    435|     20|    519|  1,519|     47|    232|    894 |  3,810

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  3,017

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  1,113

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

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

                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  4,588

    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  1,566

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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 .........|      80|      18|     224|     153|   5,004|      22|      95|   2,101|   7,697

      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|      52|      21|     124|      87|   2,703|      31|      45|     747|   3,810

    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|     132|      39|     348|     240|   7,707|      53|     140|   2,848|  11,507

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      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|      39|       8|      87|      61|   2,427|      44|      80|     276|   3,022

      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|      36|       2|      39|      43|   1,262|      11|      46|     127|   1,566

    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|      75|      10|     126|     104|   3,689|      55|     126|     403|   4,588

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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 ............................|      59|       8|     600|     157|     824|     310|     428

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           WOMEN ............................|      21|       0|     116|      37|     174|      62|      75

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           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|       0|       0|       4|       1|       5|       4|       1

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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE

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

    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING