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Summaries of Selected Departmental Responses



TABLE IV-A-7.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS AT

     ALL GRADUATE INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 352 ]



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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 ..........|      2|      8|      0|     19|     22|     42|    207|    150|     70|     NA |    520 

    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|      1|      3|      0|      0|      7|     13|     49|     53|      6|     NA |    132

    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|     29|     36|      3|     67|  1,101|    526|  2,560|    131|    967|     NA |  5,420

    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |      0|      0|      0|      7|     11|    841|    NA |     26|     NA |    885

    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|      3|      0|      0|      1|     14|     29|    165|    184|    114|  2,121 |  2,631

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    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|     35|     47|      3|     87|  1,151|    621|  3,822|    518|  1,183|  2,121 |  9,588

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    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|      9|     18|      0|     34|    421|    205|  1,418|     62|    393|    787 |  3,347

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  2,332

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |    900

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

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

                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  2,721

    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |    965

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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 .........|     105|      14|     129|     117|   3,715|      23|      64|   2,074|   6,241

      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|      82|      13|      80|     101|   2,266|      18|      42|     745|   3,347

    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|     187|      27|     209|     218|   5,981|      41|     106|   2,819|   9,588

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      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|      36|       6|      38|      31|   1,339|      13|      66|     227|   1,756

      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|      41|       4|      27|      24|     725|       4|      40|     100|     965

    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|      77|      10|      65|      55|   2,064|      17|     106|     327|   2,721

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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|       2|     462|     268|     742|     370|     244

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           WOMEN ............................|       4|       0|     125|      62|     191|      91|      59

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           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|       0|       1|       5|       6|      12|       3|       4

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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE

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

    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING