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Technical Notes and Data Summaries

Summaries of Selected Departmental Responses



   TABLE IV-D-4.  SUMMARY OF RESPONSES FROM ALL DEPARTMENTS AT ALL LAND GRANT

          INSTITUTIONS: FALL 1994 [ NUMBER OF DEPARTMENTS = 3,254 ]



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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: |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |        

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    GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS ..........|    225|    276|     68|    979|     91|  1,008|  4,383|    924|  2,157|     NA | 10,111 

    GRADUATE TRAINEESHIPS .........|     28|  1,482|    676|    150|     36|    483|    850|     67|    186|     NA |  3,958

    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ..|  3,087|  4,116|    394|  5,414|  2,670|  6,655| 14,266|    433|  6,704|     NA | 43,739

    GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS ..|    NA |     47|     11|     33|     48|    167| 28,778|    NA |    274|     NA | 29,358

    OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT ........|    328|     76|     84|     42|     64|    441|  2,338|    832|    769| 27,521 | 32,495

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    FULL-TIME TOTAL ...............|  3,668|  5,997|  1,233|  6,618|  2,909|  8,754| 50,615|  2,256| 10,090| 27,521 |119,661

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    FULL-TIME WOMEN ...............|    653|  2,681|    854|  1,687|  1,098|  2,430| 18,395|    467|  3,125| 11,042 | 42,432

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR TOTAL ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 30,309

    FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR WOMEN ....|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 11,677

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

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

                                   |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |        |       

    TOTAL .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 33,168

    WOMEN .........................|    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |    NA |     NA | 14,288

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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 .........|   1,678|     186|   4,597|   1,789|  40,772|     430|   1,107|  26,670|  77,229

      WOMEN ENROLLED FULL-TIME .......|   1,881|     214|   2,759|   1,863|  25,652|     406|     506|   9,151|  42,432

    FULL-TIME, TOTAL .................|   3,559|     400|   7,356|   3,652|  66,424|     836|   1,613|  35,821| 119,661

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      MEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .........|     585|      50|   1,009|     495|  12,271|     117|     688|   3,665|  18,880

      WOMEN ENROLLED PART-TIME .......|     942|      67|     614|     618|  10,435|      61|     305|   1,246|  14,288

    PART-TIME, TOTAL .................|   1,527|     117|   1,623|   1,113|  22,706|     178|     993|   4,911|  33,168

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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 ............................|   1,121|     596|   7,169|   3,724|  12,610|   6,223|   2,998

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           WOMEN ............................|     426|     229|   1,814|   1,039|   3,508|   1,489|     784

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           WITH MD, DDS OR DVM DEGREES ......|     260|     182|     372|     626|   1,440|     652|     163

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KEY:      NA = NOT APPLICABLE

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

    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING