Graduates earn 990 degrees from the United States Air Force Academy


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
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Systems Engineering
87
87
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
82
82
Civil Engineering, General
36
36
Operations Research
34
34
Mechanical Engineering
26
26
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
13
13
Computer Engineering, General
11
11
Engineering, General
-
-
Engineering total
289
289
29.2
Business Administration and Management, General
231
231
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
231
231
23.3
Economics, General
71
71
Political Science and Government, General
58
58
Geography
34
34
Social Sciences, General
-
-
Social Sciences total
163
163
16.5
Behavioral Sciences
43
43
International/Global Studies
26
26
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
69
69
7
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
56
56
Biochemistry
8
8
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
64
64
6.5
Legal Studies, General
32
32
Legal Professions and Studies total
32
32
3.2
Military Applied Sciences, Other
25
25
Air and Space Operations Technology
-
-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences total
25
25
2.5
Computer Science
16
16
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
7
7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
23
23
2.3
Physics, General
11
11
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
6
6
Materials Chemistry
4
4
Chemistry, General
1
1
Physical Sciences total
22
22
2.2
Military History
11
11
History, General
3
3
History, Other
3
3
American History (United States)
2
2
History total
19
19
1.9
General Studies
14
14
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
3
3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
17
17
1.7
Applied Mathematics, General
10
10
Mathematics, General
7
7
Mathematics and Statistics total
17
17
1.7
English Language and Literature, General
16
16
English Language and Literature/Letters total
16
16
1.6
Philosophy
3
3
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
3
3
0.3
Science Technologies/Technicians, General
-
-
Science Technologies/Technicians total
-
-
-

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