Graduates earn 229 degrees from Hanover College


About 18.3 percent of the 229 degrees and certificates handed out by Hanover College in 2017-18 were to students in biological and biomedical sciences 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 Hanover conferred 42 bachelor's degrees in biological and biomedical sciences programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general biology/biological sciences. Data shows the school gave out 30 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences, followed by 28 bachelor's degrees in speech communication and rhetoric and 20 bachelor's degrees in general psychology.

The college enrolled 1,089 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
30
30
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
11
11
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other
1
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
42
42
18.3
Economics, General
18
18
Political Science and Government, General
9
9
Anthropology
5
5
Sociology
3
3
Social Sciences, General
1
1
Social Sciences total
36
36
15.7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
28
28
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
28
28
12.2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
16
16
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
7
7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
23
23
10
Psychology, General
20
20
Psychology total
20
20
8.7
Elementary Education and Teaching
12
12
Education total
12
12
5.2
Geology/Earth Science, General
7
7
Chemistry, General
5
5
Physics, General
-
-
Physical Sciences total
12
12
5.2
History, General
10
10
History total
10
10
4.4
Computer Science
9
9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
9
9
3.9
English Language and Literature, General
9
9
English Language and Literature/Letters total
9
9
3.9
Fine/Studio Arts, General
4
4
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
1
1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
1
1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
1
1
Design and Visual Communications, General
-
-
Music, General
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
7
7
3.1
International/Global Studies
5
5
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
1
1
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
6
6
2.6
Environmental Science
5
5
Natural Resources and Conservation total
5
5
2.2
Spanish Language and Literature
4
4
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
-
French Language and Literature
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
4
4
1.8
Mathematics, General
4
4
Mathematics and Statistics total
4
4
1.8
Family and Community Services
1
1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
1
1
0.4
Philosophy
1
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
1
1
0.4
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
-
-
-
Theology/Theological Studies
-
-
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
-
-

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