Graduates earn 545 degrees from Colorado College


About 28.8 percent of the 545 degrees and certificates handed out by Colorado 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 Springs conferred 157 bachelor's degrees in social sciences programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general economics. Data shows the school gave out 49 bachelor's degrees in general economics, followed by 32 bachelor's degrees in general political science and government and 32 bachelor's degrees in ecology and evolutionary biology.

The college enrolled 2,118 students for 2017-18, including 2,107 in undergraduate programs and 11 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Economics, General
49
-
49
Political Science and Government, General
32
-
32
Sociology
29
-
29
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
20
-
20
Anthropology
10
-
10
Social Sciences, Other
9
-
9
International Economics
8
-
8
Social Sciences total
157
-
157
28.8
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
32
-
32
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
16
-
16
Neuroscience
15
-
15
Biochemistry
6
-
6
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
69
-
69
12.7
Physics, General
18
-
18
Geology/Earth Science, General
18
-
18
Chemistry, General
10
-
10
Physical Sciences total
46
-
46
8.4
Environmental Science
27
-
27
Environmental Studies
13
-
13
Natural Resources and Conservation total
40
-
40
7.3
Fine/Studio Arts, General
17
-
17
Music, General
8
-
8
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
5
-
5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
4
-
4
Dance, General
1
-
1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
1
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
36
-
36
6.6
Creative Writing
18
-
18
English Language and Literature, General
17
-
17
English Language and Literature/Letters total
35
-
35
6.4
Elementary Education and Teaching
-
9
9
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
8
8
Education, General
6
-
6
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
5
5
Education total
6
22
28
5.1
Women's Studies
10
-
10
Asian Studies/Civilization
4
-
4
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)
4
-
4
French Studies
3
-
3
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
3
-
3
Ethnic Studies
2
-
2
Russian Studies
1
-
1
Italian Studies
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
27
-
27
5
Philosophy
16
-
16
Religion/Religious Studies
2
-
2
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
18
-
18
3.3
Psychology, General
17
-
17
Psychology total
17
-
17
3.1
History, General
13
-
13
History total
13
-
13
2.4
Mathematics, General
13
-
13
Mathematics and Statistics total
13
-
13
2.4
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
13
-
13
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
13
-
13
2.4
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
12
-
12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
12
-
12
2.2
Comparative Literature
6
-
6
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
2
-
2
Spanish Language and Literature
2
-
2
German Language and Literature
1
-
1
French Language and Literature
-
-
-
Italian Language and Literature
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
11
-
11
2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
10
-
10
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
10
-
10
1.8

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