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Technical Notes and Data Summaries

Summaries of Selected Departmental Responses



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

          INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 7,965 ]



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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 ..........|    243|    612|    113|  1,122|    107|  1,780|  7,942|  1,209|  3,001|     NA | 16,129 

    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|     55|  2,672|  2,382|    172|     33|  1,155|  1,349|    135|    452|     NA |  8,405

    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|  3,919|  8,001|    650|  8,158|  3,034|  9,582| 27,649|    590|  9,884|     NA | 71,467

    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |    123|     38|     79|     48|    308| 53,351|    NA |    479|     NA | 54,426

    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|  2,159|    155|    116|     71|     77|  1,337|  7,618|  1,615|  1,849| 70,283 | 85,280

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    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|  6,376| 11,563|  3,299|  9,602|  3,299| 14,162| 97,909|  3,549| 15,665| 70,283 |235,707

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    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|  1,074|  5,441|  2,566|  2,448|  1,220|  4,590| 37,050|    712|  5,072| 33,018 | 93,191

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 64,817

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 27,871

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

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

                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA |119,594

    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 56,156

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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 .........|   3,490|     385|   8,189|   3,454|  76,894|     793|   2,427|  46,884| 142,516

      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|   4,548|     475|   5,093|   3,520|  61,210|     644|   1,483|  16,218|  93,191

    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|   8,038|     860|  13,282|   6,974| 138,104|   1,437|   3,910|  63,102| 235,707

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      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|   2,436|     197|   4,484|   2,188|  42,299|     416|   2,320|   9,098|  63,438

      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|   3,887|     234|   2,600|   2,157|  42,188|     249|   1,588|   3,253|  56,156

    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|   6,323|     431|   7,084|   4,345|  84,487|     665|   3,908|  12,351| 119,594

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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 ............................|   1,725|   1,459|  11,714|   6,169|  21,067|  10,421|   3,942

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           WOMEN ............................|     652|     572|   3,164|   1,756|   6,144|   2,561|   1,085

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           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|     457|     533|     921|   1,332|   3,243|   1,525|     261

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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE

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

    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING