Graduates earn 480 degrees from DePauw University


About 21.9 percent of the 480 degrees and certificates handed out by DePauw University in 2017-18 were to students in social 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 Greencastle conferred 105 bachelor's degrees in social sciences programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general economics. Data shows the school gave out 71 bachelor's degrees in general economics, followed by 63 bachelor's degrees in general communication and 32 bachelor's degrees in writing, general.

The university enrolled 2,158 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
Economics, General
71
71
Political Science and Government, General
19
19
Anthropology
9
9
Sociology
6
6
Sociology and Anthropology
-
-
Social Sciences total
105
105
21.9
Communication, General
63
63
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
63
63
13.1
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
26
26
Biochemistry
13
13
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
5
5
Conservation Biology
2
2
Neuroscience
1
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
47
47
9.8
Music, General
19
19
Music Performance, General
13
13
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
4
4
Fine/Studio Arts, General
3
3
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
2
2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
1
1
Music Management
1
1
Music Pedagogy
-
-
Music Theory and Composition
-
-
Conducting
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
43
43
9
Writing, General
32
32
English Language and Literature, General
8
8
English Language and Literature/Letters total
40
40
8.3
Computer Science
31
31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
31
31
6.5
Psychology, General
22
22
Psychology total
22
22
4.6
History, General
20
20
History total
20
20
4.2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
18
18
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
18
18
3.8
Education, General
9
9
Music Teacher Education
5
5
Education total
14
14
2.9
Spanish Language and Literature
7
7
French Language and Literature
3
3
German Language and Literature
3
3
Latin Language and Literature
1
1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
-
-
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
14
14
2.9
Philosophy
8
8
Religion/Religious Studies
6
6
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
14
14
2.9
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
8
8
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
1
1
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
1
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
10
10
2.1
Physics, General
4
4
Geology/Earth Science, General
4
4
Chemistry, General
2
2
Physical Sciences
-
-
Physical Sciences total
10
10
2.1
Environmental Science
8
8
Natural Resources and Conservation total
8
8
1.7
Asian Studies/Civilization
5
5
Women's Studies
2
2
East Asian Studies
-
-
Russian Studies
-
-
African-American/Black Studies
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
7
7
1.5
Mathematics, General
7
7
Mathematics and Statistics total
7
7
1.5
International Public Health/International Health
4
4
Athletic Training/Trainer
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
4
4
0.8
Pre-Engineering
2
2
Engineering total
2
2
0.4
Actuarial Science
1
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
1
1
0.2

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