About 59.1 percent of the 181 degrees and certificates handed out by Multnomah University in 2017-18 were to students in theology and religious vocations 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 Portland conferred 61 bachelor's degrees and 40 master's degrees in theology and religious vocations programs.
But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in bible/biblical studies. Data shows the school gave out 38 bachelor's degrees in bible/biblical studies, followed by 20 master's degrees in divinity/ministry and 13 master's degrees in "other" theology and religious vocations.
The university enrolled 654 students for 2017-18, including 394 in undergraduate programs and 260 in graduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology and Religious Vocations total
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Elementary Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters total
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
Hebrew Language and Literature
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
Natural Resources and Conservation total