Graduates earn 401 degrees from Saint Mary's College


About 21.4 percent of the 401 degrees and certificates handed out by Saint Mary's College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Dame conferred 63 bachelor's degrees and 23 master's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 38 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 38 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management and 35 bachelor's degrees in general psychology.

The college enrolled 1,637 students for 2017-18, including 1,531 in undergraduate programs and 106 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
38
-
38
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
25
-
25
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
23
23
Nursing Practice
-
-
-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
63
23
86
21.4
Business Administration and Management, General
38
-
38
Accounting
18
-
18
Management Information Systems, General
1
-
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
57
-
57
14.2
Elementary Education and Teaching
22
-
22
Music Teacher Education
22
-
22
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
-
-
Education total
44
-
44
11
Psychology, General
35
-
35
Psychology total
35
-
35
8.7
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
34
-
34
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
34
-
34
8.5
Communication, General
25
-
25
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
25
-
25
6.2
Computational and Applied Mathematics
9
-
9
Mathematics, General
7
-
7
Applied Mathematics, General
3
-
3
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
2
-
2
Mathematics and Statistics total
21
-
21
5.2
Political Science and Government, General
10
-
10
Sociology
5
-
5
Economics, General
2
-
2
Social Sciences total
17
-
17
4.2
Social Work
15
-
15
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
15
-
15
3.7
English Language and Literature, General
7
-
7
Creative Writing
4
-
4
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
2
-
2
English Language and Literature/Letters total
13
-
13
3.2
International/Global Studies
12
-
12
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
1
-
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
13
-
13
3.2
Art/Art Studies, General
8
-
8
Music, General
3
-
3
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
1
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
12
-
12
3
Chemistry, General
7
-
7
Physics, General
1
-
1
Physical Sciences total
8
-
8
2
History, General
7
-
7
History total
7
-
7
1.8
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
4
-
4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
4
-
4
1
Information Science/Studies
-
3
3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
-
3
3
0.8
Spanish Language and Literature
3
-
3
French Language and Literature
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
3
-
3
0.8
Religion/Religious Studies
2
-
2
Philosophy
1
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
3
-
3
0.8
Women's Studies
1
-
1
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
1
-
1
0.2
Environmental Studies
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
-
-
-
-

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