Graduates earn 1,062 degrees from the United States Naval Academy


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
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
84
84
Mechanical Engineering
73
73
Operations Research
64
64
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
54
54
Ocean Engineering
53
53
Nuclear Engineering
30
30
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
25
25
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
18
18
Computer Engineering, General
11
11
Engineering, General
9
9
Engineering total
421
421
39.6
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
152
152
Political Science and Government, General
133
133
Economics, General
6
6
Social Sciences total
291
291
27.4
Chemistry, General
33
33
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
31
31
Physics, General
13
13
Physical Sciences
10
10
Physical Sciences total
87
87
8.2
Computer Science
45
45
Information Technology
13
13
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
58
58
5.5
History, General
55
55
History total
55
55
5.2
Mathematics, General
36
36
Mathematics, Other
18
18
Mathematics and Statistics total
54
54
5.1
English Language and Literature, General
51
51
English Language and Literature/Letters total
51
51
4.8
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare
22
22
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences total
22
22
2.1
Chinese Language and Literature
7
7
Arabic Language and Literature
7
7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
14
14
1.3
General Studies
9
9
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
9
9
0.8

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