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995. Graduate Science/Engineering Students in Doctorate-Granting Colleges

[295.1 represents 295,100. As of fall. Includes outlying areas]

 
Total (1,000) Total (1,000) Total (1,000) Total (1,000) Total (1,000) Total (1,000) Total (1,000) Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent
   Field of science or Total Total Female Graduate Students Foreign Students Part-time Part-time Female Female Foreign Part-time Part-time
     engineering    
1975 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1975 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1975 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1990 1995 1996 1997 1998 1975 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
   
    Total, all surveyed
     fields 295.1 355.8 398.8 413.6 432.4 440.5 441.2 435.6 431.7 426.0 422.8 122.8 150.8 157.3 167.8 175.4 181.2 184.0 186.0 187.0 187.6 101.3 107.3 108.2 105.1 101.9 98.4 98.5 99.2 101.9 87.7 115.4 124.0 126.5 131.5 133.5 132.4 130.6 127.5 123.7 121.3 0.0 34.5 37.6 38.0 38.8 39.8 41.1 42.2 43.1 43.9 44.4 25.4 22.6 22.8 23.3 24.1 29.7 32.4 31.1 30.6 30.4 30.3 30.0 30.0 29.5 29.0 28.7
 
Science/engineering 272.1 317.2 351.7 364.1 379.4 383.5 380.4 372.0 366.8 360.4 356.9 93.5 113.8 119.2 127.0 131.9 134.6 135.3 137.0 137.9 138.7 97.3 102.9 103.9 100.7 97.7 94.2 93.8 94.6 97.0 81.1 97.5 101.7 103.6 106.9 107.8 105.5 103.0 100.6 97.8 96.4 0.0 29.5 32.4 32.8 33.5 34.4 35.4 36.4 37.4 38.3 38.9 27.7 25.3 25.6 26.2 27.2 29.8 30.7 28.9 28.4 28.2 28.1 27.7 27.7 27.4 27.1 27.0
  Engineering, total 35.7 90.2 99.8 105.3 109.2 108.4 105.2 99.6 96.4 94.7 93.8 10.4 13.6 14.5 15.9 16.3 16.8 16.7 17.0 17.5 17.8 36.5 39.6 39.7 37.7 35.7 34.2 33.9 35.3 36.9 28.5 35.8 35.9 36.3 37.1 36.9 35.9 33.9 32.4 30.9 30.0 0.0 11.5 13.6 13.8 14.5 15.1 16.0 16.8 17.6 18.5 19.0 36.6 34.3 35.1 37.3 39.3 80.0 39.7 35.9 34.5 34.0 34.0 34.1 34.1 33.6 32.6 32.0
  Sciences, total 206.4 226.9 251.9 258.8 270.2 275.1 275.1 272.3 270.4 265.7 263.1 83.1 100.2 104.7 111.2 115.5 117.7 118.6 120.0 120.4 120.9 60.8 63.2 64.2 63.0 62.0 60.0 60.0 59.3 60.1 52.6 61.7 65.8 67.3 69.8 70.9 69.6 69.1 68.2 66.9 66.4 0.0 36.6 39.8 40.5 41.1 42.0 42.8 43.5 44.4 45.3 45.9 24.1 22.0 22.2 22.3 22.9 25.5 27.2 26.1 26.0 25.8 25.8 25.3 25.4 25.2 25.2 25.2
    Physical sciences 25.0 29.4 32.5 32.9 33.6 33.5 32.7 31.8 30.8 29.7 29.1 6.0 7.6 8.0 8.3 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.3 8.2 12.0 12.3 12.4 11.8 11.4 11.1 10.9 10.6 10.4 3.5 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4 0.0 20.5 23.4 24.4 24.7 25.6 26.1 26.7 27.5 28.0 28.1 37.0 34.8 35.2 35.8 35.7 14.1 11.9 11.3 10.7 10.7 10.8 10.4 11.2 11.4 11.4 11.6
    Environmental   10.8 14.1 12.9 13.2 13.8 14.0 14.2 14.1 13.7 13.0 12.8 3.6 3.7 4.0 4.3 4.4 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.9 2.6 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.4 2.4 1.9 3.4 3.0 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.1 2.8 0.0 25.3 29.1 30.3 31.0 31.5 32.9 34.0 35.1 36.2 38.0 20.1 20.4 19.8 18.9 19.0 17.7 23.8 23.6 24.8 24.1 23.3 23.7 24.1 25.0 23.5 22.0
    Mathematical sciences 14.9 15.4 17.5 17.9 18.2 17.7 17.4 16.4 16.0 14.8 14.4 4.5 5.4 5.5 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.3 5.3 5.0 5.0 6.2 6.3 6.1 5.8 5.8 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.1 4.7 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.3 3.3 0.0 29.0 30.6 30.9 31.5 32.0 32.2 32.6 33.3 33.6 34.8 35.5 33.8 34.3 35.5 35.1 31.4 27.6 24.5 23.9 23.1 22.1 22.6 22.3 23.0 22.3 22.9
    Computer sciences 7.5 24.2 28.1 28.2 29.7 30.1 28.8 28.2 29.1 30.1 31.1 6.1 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.8 6.7 6.6 7.2 8.0 8.4 9.2 9.8 10.5 10.4 9.8 9.6 10.6 11.5 12.4 3.3 11.8 13.3 13.5 14.0 14.4 13.5 13.0 13.5 13.6 13.6 0.0 25.2 23.2 23.0 22.3 22.7 23.2 23.5 24.7 26.7 27.2 32.7 34.2 36.3 38.1 40.1 44.0 48.6 47.2 47.7 47.2 47.7 46.8 46.2 46.3 45.2 43.8
    Agricultural sciences 10.2 10.9 10.6 10.8 11.1 11.2 11.5 11.6 11.2 11.1 11.0 2.8 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.8 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.4 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.6 1.6 2.0 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.5 0.0 25.8 29.3 30.8 31.7 33.8 34.6 35.4 36.8 38.0 39.6 28.8 26.4 25.8 24.2 23.1 15.3 18.4 17.9 18.0 18.4 19.0 20.4 21.0 20.9 21.7 22.6
    Biological sciences 41.9 42.2 46.4 48.1 50.2 52.0 53.6 53.9 53.7 52.9 52.7 17.9 21.2 22.1 23.3 24.6 25.6 26.2 26.2 26.2 26.5 11.2 12.2 12.5 12.7 12.6 12.0 11.3 10.9 11.2 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.9 7.4 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.8 7.8 7.6 0.0 42.5 45.5 46.0 46.4 47.3 47.7 48.5 48.9 49.5 50.3 24.2 22.2 21.0 20.7 21.2 16.3 16.1 14.8 14.3 14.8 14.3 13.9 14.0 14.6 14.8 14.5
    Psychology 28.7 30.8 35.9 37.8 39.3 39.5 39.7 38.9 38.7 39.9 39.8 18.4 23.6 25.0 26.6 26.9 27.2 26.9 26.9 27.7 27.7 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.7 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 2.0 8.1 9.4 10.4 11.3 11.5 11.2 11.1 10.6 10.0 10.7 10.8 0.0 59.7 65.6 66.2 67.6 68.1 68.6 69.0 69.5 69.4 69.7 4.6 4.8 4.5 4.6 5.0 28.2 30.6 29.0 29.9 29.2 28.4 28.0 27.1 25.9 26.8 27.0
    Social sciences 67.6 59.9 68.0 70.0 74.4 77.0 77.2 77.4 77.1 74.3 72.2 23.9 29.1 30.2 32.9 34.7 35.5 36.2 37.0 36.3 35.8 14.8 15.0 15.0 14.5 14.1 14.0 14.4 14.1 14.1 22.8 20.6 22.4 22.6 23.7 24.9 24.5 24.9 23.9 22.7 22.4 0.0 39.8 42.8 43.2 44.2 45.1 45.9 46.7 47.9 48.8 49.5 21.7 18.1 18.7 18.9 19.6 33.7 34.4 32.9 32.3 31.8 32.4 31.8 32.2 31.0 30.6 31.0
Health fields, total 23.0 38.7 47.2 49.5 53.0 57.0 60.8 63.6 64.9 65.6 65.9 29.3 36.3 38.0 40.8 43.6 46.6 48.7 49.0 49.1 48.9 4.1 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.7 4.6 4.9 6.6 17.9 22.4 23.0 24.5 25.7 27.0 27.5 26.9 25.9 24.9 0.0 75.7 76.9 76.8 77.0 76.5 76.7 76.6 75.5 74.8 74.3 8.6 6.6 7.2 7.1 7.4 28.6 46.2 47.4 46.5 46.3 45.2 44.3 43.3 41.4 39.4 37.8




Source: U.S. National Science Foundation, Survey of Graduate Science and Engineering Students and Postdoctorates, annual.

http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/stats.htm



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/995_graduate_science_engineering_students_in_doctorate.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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