Graduates earn 229 degrees from Earlham College


About 15.3 percent of the 229 degrees and certificates handed out by Earlham 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 Richmond conferred 35 bachelor's degrees in biological and biomedical sciences programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general business administration and management. Data shows the school gave out 19 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 17 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences and 17 bachelor's degrees in general psychology.

The college enrolled 1,128 students for 2017-18, including 1,060 in undergraduate programs and 68 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
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
17
-
17
Biochemistry
13
-
13
Neuroscience
5
-
5
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
35
-
35
15.3
Economics, General
8
-
8
Sociology and Anthropology
7
-
7
Political Science and Government, General
4
-
4
International Relations and Affairs
1
-
1
Social Sciences total
20
-
20
8.7
Business Administration and Management, General
19
-
19
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
19
-
19
8.3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
10
-
10
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
8
-
8
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
18
-
18
7.9
Psychology, General
17
-
17
Psychology total
17
-
17
7.4
Art/Art Studies, General
10
-
10
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
4
-
4
Music, General
3
-
3
Visual and Performing Arts total
17
-
17
7.4
Chemistry, General
7
-
7
Physics, General
4
-
4
Geology/Earth Science, General
4
-
4
Physical Sciences total
15
-
15
6.5
Computer Science
14
-
14
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
14
-
14
6.1
Japanese Studies
8
-
8
Women's Studies
3
-
3
African-American/Black Studies
1
-
1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
12
-
12
5.2
Divinity/Ministry
-
8
8
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
-
2
2
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
10
10
4.4
Education, General
-
9
9
Education total
-
9
9
3.9
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
9
-
9
English Language and Literature/Letters total
9
-
9
3.9
Environmental Science
6
-
6
Environmental Studies
3
-
3
Natural Resources and Conservation total
9
-
9
3.9
History, General
6
-
6
History total
6
-
6
2.6
Spanish Language and Literature
2
-
2
Linguistics
2
-
2
French Language and Literature
1
-
1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
-
-
German Language and Literature
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
5
-
5
2.2
Mathematics, General
5
-
5
Mathematics and Statistics total
5
-
5
2.2
Religion/Religious Studies
4
-
4
Philosophy
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
4
-
4
1.8
General Studies
3
-
3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
3
-
3
1.3
Engineering Design
2
-
2
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
2
-
2
0.9

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