Graduates earn 330 degrees from Centre College


About 23.9 percent of the 330 degrees and certificates handed out by Centre College 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 Danville conferred 79 bachelor's degrees in social sciences programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in "other" economics. Data shows the school gave out 54 bachelor's degrees in "other" economics, followed by 35 bachelor's degrees in international/global studies and 25 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences.

The college enrolled 1,450 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, Other
54
54
Political Science and Government, General
14
14
Sociology and Anthropology
8
8
Economics, General
3
3
Social Sciences total
79
79
23.9
Psychology, General
23
23
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
16
16
Psychology total
39
39
11.8
International/Global Studies
35
35
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
35
35
10.6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
25
25
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
9
9
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
34
34
10.3
Chemistry, General
13
13
Physics, General
7
7
Chemical Physics
1
1
Physical Sciences total
21
21
6.4
Spanish Language and Literature
14
14
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
2
2
French Language and Literature
2
2
German Language and Literature
1
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
19
19
5.8
Computer Science
18
18
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
18
18
5.5
History, General
17
17
History total
17
17
5.2
Mathematics, General
15
15
Mathematics and Statistics total
15
15
4.5
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
7
7
Fine/Studio Arts, General
4
4
Music, General
2
2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
1
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
14
14
4.2
English Language and Literature, General
13
13
English Language and Literature/Letters total
13
13
3.9
Environmental Studies
12
12
Natural Resources and Conservation total
12
12
3.6
Philosophy
9
9
Religion/Religious Studies
2
2
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
11
11
3.3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
3
3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
3
3
0.9

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