About 39.6 percent of the 1,062 degrees and certificates handed out by the United States Naval 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 Annapolis conferred 421 bachelor's degrees in engineering programs.
But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in econometrics and quantitative economics. Data shows the school gave out 152 bachelor's degrees in econometrics and quantitative economics, followed by 133 bachelor's degrees in general political science and government and 84 bachelor's degrees in mechatronics, robotics, and automation engineering.
The academy enrolled 4,495 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
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Political Science and Government, General
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
Mathematics and Statistics total
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters total
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences total
Chinese Language and Literature
Arabic Language and Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total