Table 2-4
S&E graduate enrollment by citizenship and race/ethnicity: 1983–2001
 
Citizenship and race/ethnicity 1983 1993 2001
All S&E graduate students 346,952 435,703 429,492
U.S. citizen/permanent resident 276,749 330,037 296,194
White 224,604 256,755 205,757
Asian/Pacific Islander 9,387 24,047 27,659
Black 10,941 17,111 21,773
Hispanic 8,810 13,380 17,983
American Indian/Alaskan Native 911 1,309 1,687
Unknown race/ethnicity 22,096 17,435 21,335
Foreign citizena 70,203 105,666 133,298
 
aIncludes temporary residents only.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, WebCASPAR database system, http://caspar.nsf.gov. See appendix table 2-12.
 
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