Graduates earn 732 degrees from Willamette University

About 18.9 percent of the 732 degrees and certificates handed out by the Willamette University in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, accord


About 18.9 percent of the 732 degrees and certificates handed out by the Willamette University in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 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 Salem conferred 138 master's degrees in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in Business Administration and Management, General. Data shows the school gave out 138 master's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General, followed by 100 doctor's degrees in Law and 44 bachelor's degrees in Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

The university enrolled 2,556 students for 2016-17, including 1,997 in undergraduate programs and 559 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
-
138
138
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
-
138
138
18.9
Economics, General
39
-
39
Political Science and Government, General
38
-
38
Sociology
23
-
23
Anthropology
14
-
14
Archeology
2
-
2
Social Sciences total
116
-
116
15.8
Law
-
100
100
International Law and Legal Studies
-
9
9
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
109
109
14.9
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
44
-
44
Neuroscience
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
44
-
44
6
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
8
-
8
Fine/Studio Arts, General
8
-
8
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
7
-
7
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
5
-
5
Music, General
5
-
5
Music Pedagogy
2
-
2
Voice and Opera
1
-
1
Brass Instruments
1
-
1
Keyboard Instruments
-
-
-
Stringed Instruments
-
-
-
Music Theory and Composition
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
37
-
37
5
Chemistry, General
23
-
23
Physics, General
12
-
12
Physical Sciences total
35
-
35
4.8
Psychology, General
35
-
35
Psychology total
35
-
35
4.8
Communication and Media Studies, Other
31
-
31
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
31
-
31
4.2
Spanish Language and Literature
18
-
18
French Language and Literature
7
-
7
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
1
-
1
Russian Language and Literature
1
-
1
Comparative Literature
-
-
-
German Language and Literature
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
27
-
27
3.7
English Language and Literature, General
21
-
21
Rhetoric and Composition
4
-
4
English Language and Literature/Letters total
25
-
25
3.4
History, General
25
-
25
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
-
-
-
History total
25
-
25
3.4
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
24
-
24
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
24
-
24
3.3
Environmental Science
19
-
19
Natural Resources and Conservation total
19
-
19
2.6
Asian Studies/Civilization
5
-
5
Japanese Studies
5
-
5
Women's Studies
5
-
5
Latin American Studies
2
-
2
American/United States Studies/Civilization
1
-
1
Ethnic Studies
-
-
-
Chinese Studies
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
18
-
18
2.5
Philosophy
10
-
10
Religion/Religious Studies
6
-
6
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
16
-
16
2.2
Mathematics, General
13
-
13
Mathematics and Statistics total
13
-
13
1.8
Computer Science
10
-
10
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
10
-
10
1.4
International/Global Studies
10
-
10
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
10
-
10
1.4
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
-
-
-

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