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Technical Notes and Data Summaries

Summaries of Selected Departmental Responses



       TABLE IV-B-1.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL DEPARTMENTS AT ALL

 DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 9,813 ]



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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) 

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                                   |  (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 ..........|    578|  1,104|    206|  2,343|    106|  2,507| 14,726|  2,491|  4,534|     NA | 28,595 

    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|    121|  5,159|  2,747|    264|     37|  1,613|  4,074|    255|    744|     NA | 15,014

    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|  6,128| 11,495|    933| 10,953|  3,129| 12,304| 31,001|    806| 12,642|     NA | 89,391

    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |    153|     48|    108|     42|    533| 63,253|    NA |    667|     NA | 64,804

    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|  2,360|    238|    107|     87|     79|  1,436| 10,748|  2,295|  2,759| 90,051 |110,160

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    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|  9,187| 18,149|  4,041| 13,755|  3,393| 18,393|123,802|  5,847| 21,346| 90,051 |307,964

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    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|  1,553|  8,352|  3,025|  3,524|  1,273|  5,800| 47,471|  1,288|  6,634| 41,421 |120,341

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 83,232

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 35,086

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

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

                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |133,516

    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 60,515

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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 .........|   4,413|     463|  11,025|   4,297|  98,539|   1,056|   3,226|  64,604| 187,623

      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|   5,861|     552|   6,891|   4,402|  76,839|     775|   2,402|  22,619| 120,341

    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|  10,274|   1,015|  17,916|   8,699| 175,378|   1,831|   5,628|  87,223| 307,964

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      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|   2,317|     213|   5,002|   2,259|  48,485|     476|   3,191|  11,058|  73,001

      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|   3,696|     250|   2,802|   2,247|  45,066|     261|   2,284|   3,909|  60,515

    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|   6,013|     463|   7,804|   4,506|  93,551|     737|   5,475|  14,967| 133,516

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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 ............................|   3,192|   2,880|  18,537|  11,549|  36,158|  18,305|   6,205

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           WOMEN ............................|   1,192|   1,168|   5,135|   3,331|  10,826|   4,691|   1,697

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           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|     863|   1,131|   1,913|   3,458|   7,365|   3,812|     547

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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE

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

    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING