About 29.2 percent of the 990 degrees and certificates handed out by the United States Air Force Academy in 2017-18 were to students in engineering 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 public institution in Academy conferred 289 bachelor's degrees in engineering 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 231 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 87 bachelor's degrees in systems engineering and 82 bachelor's degrees in aerospace, aeronautical and astronautical/space engineering.
The academy enrolled 4,276 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
Political Science and Government, General
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
Legal Professions and Studies total
Military Applied Sciences, Other
Air and Space Operations Technology
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences total
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
American History (United States)
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
Applied Mathematics, General
Mathematics and Statistics total
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters total
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
Science Technologies/Technicians, General
Science Technologies/Technicians total