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Summaries of Selected Departmental Responses



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

 MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 1,598 ]



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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 ..........|      0|     15|      7|     12|      6|     87|    324|     14|     57|     NA |    522 

    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|     13|     67|    275|      2|      1|    124|    236|      1|     27|     NA |    746

    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|     68|     90|      3|    202|     53|    183|  1,681|      0|    136|     NA |  2,416

    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |     11|      0|      9|      6|     29|  2,161|    NA |     40|     NA |  2,256

    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|     59|     10|     17|      1|      0|    250|  1,050|     46|    178| 16,454 | 18,065

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    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|    140|    193|    302|    226|     66|    673|  5,452|     61|    438| 16,454 | 24,005

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    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|     49|    124|    268|     64|     20|    331|  2,705|     14|    197| 10,007 | 13,779

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  8,738

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |  5,154

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

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

                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 41,141

    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 21,911

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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 .........|     723|      36|     667|     386|   5,948|      91|     540|   1,835|  10,226

      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|     971|      74|     630|     535|  10,050|      76|     567|     876|  13,779

    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|   1,694|     110|   1,297|     921|  15,998|     167|   1,107|   2,711|  24,005

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      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|   1,253|      53|   1,602|     822|  12,833|      87|   1,099|   1,481|  19,230

      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|   2,099|      72|   1,097|     832|  15,783|      98|   1,216|     714|  21,911

    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|   3,352|     125|   2,699|   1,654|  28,616|     185|   2,315|   2,195|  41,141

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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 ............................|       0|       2|      76|      17|      95|      41|      12

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           WOMEN ............................|       0|       0|      24|       6|      30|      14|       7

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           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|       0|       1|       4|       2|       7|       1|      11

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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE

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

    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING