Graduates earn 11,420 degrees, certificates from the University of Maryland-College Park


About 16.3 percent of the 11,420 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Maryland-College Park 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 Park conferred 1101 bachelor's degrees and 567 master's degrees in engineering programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general economics. Data shows the school gave out 509 bachelor's degrees in general economics, followed by 508 bachelor's degrees in general computer and information sciences and 457 master's degrees in general business administration and management.

The university enrolled 40,521 students for 2017-18, including 29,868 in undergraduate programs and 10,653 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Mechanical Engineering
350
54
-
404
Engineering, General
-
270
51
321
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
144
91
-
235
Civil Engineering, General
128
48
-
176
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
95
35
-
130
Chemical Engineering
95
27
-
122
Telecommunications Engineering
-
115
-
115
Agricultural Engineering
113
-
-
113
Computer Engineering, General
107
-
-
107
Materials Engineering
38
21
-
59
Engineering, Other
31
19
-
50
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
-
16
-
16
Systems Engineering
-
13
-
13
Nuclear Engineering
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
1,101
709
51
1,861
16.3
Business Administration and Management, General
62
457
-
519
Finance, General
316
151
-
467
Accounting
234
192
-
426
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
148
-
-
148
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
59
42
-
101
International Business/Trade/Commerce
47
-
-
47
Business Statistics
-
46
-
46
Management Science
25
-
-
25
Business/Commerce, General
-
17
-
17
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
-
4
-
4
Organizational Leadership
-
-
1
1
Operations Management and Supervision
-
-
-
-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
-
-
-
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
-
-
-
-
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
-
-
-
-
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
-
-
-
-
Marketing, Other
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
891
909
1
1,801
15.8
Economics, General
509
31
-
540
Criminology
379
28
-
407
Political Science and Government, General
260
14
-
274
Sociology
85
23
-
108
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
79
14
-
93
Anthropology
27
10
-
37
Urban Studies/Affairs
-
25
-
25
Social Sciences, General
-
-
14
14
Demography and Population Studies
-
-
-
-
Geography
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences, Other
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
1,339
145
14
1,498
13.1
Computer and Information Sciences, General
508
54
-
562
Information Science/Studies
161
51
-
212
Information Technology
-
130
-
130
Computer Science
-
-
-
-
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
669
235
-
904
7.9
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
443
40
-
483
Ecology
71
-
-
71
Biochemistry
62
5
-
67
Neuroscience
-
10
6
16
Entomology
-
6
-
6
Epidemiology
-
3
-
3
Biophysics
-
3
-
3
Toxicology
-
1
-
1
Molecular Biology
-
1
-
1
Conservation Biology
-
-
-
-
Zoology/Animal Biology
-
-
-
-
Microbiology, General
-
-
-
-
Botany/Plant Biology
-
-
-
-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
-
-
-
-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
-
-
-
-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
576
69
6
651
5.7
Public Health, Other
205
-
-
205
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
108
4
-
112
Public Health, General
-
79
10
89
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
61
-
-
61
Veterinary Medicine
-
29
-
29
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
18
-
18
Health Services Administration
-
15
-
15
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
-
14
-
14
Audiology/Audiologist
-
7
-
7
Pre-Veterinary Studies
5
-
-
5
Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology
-
3
-
3
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General
-
3
-
3
Maternal and Child Health
-
1
-
1
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
-
-
-
-
Pre-Dentistry Studies
-
-
-
-
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
-
-
-
-
Dietetics/Dietitian
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
379
173
10
562
4.9
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
319
16
-
335
Journalism
141
19
-
160
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
-
-
-
-
Radio and Television
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
460
35
-
495
4.3
Curriculum and Instruction
-
173
-
173
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
67
-
67
Elementary Education and Teaching
52
-
-
52
Special Education and Teaching, General
14
19
-
33
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
32
-
-
32
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
23
4
27
Secondary Education and Teaching
19
-
-
19
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
-
12
4
16
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
14
-
-
14
Music Teacher Education
13
-
-
13
Art Teacher Education
3
-
-
3
Social Studies Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Technical Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
-
-
-
-
Education, General
-
-
-
-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Foreign Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
-
-
-
-
Business Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
-
-
-
-
Health Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
-
-
-
-
Agricultural Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
-
-
-
-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
147
294
8
449
3.9
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
22
228
47
297
Biological and Physical Sciences
-
21
-
21
Human Computer Interaction
-
17
-
17
Museology/Museum Studies
-
-
2
2
Gerontology
-
-
-
-
Nutrition Sciences
-
-
-
-
Science, Technology and Society
-
-
-
-
Systems Science and Theory
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
22
266
49
337
3
Psychology, General
294
20
-
314
Educational Psychology
-
21
-
21
Developmental and Child Psychology
-
-
-
-
Psychology, Other
-
-
-
-
Psychology total
294
41
-
335
2.9
Mathematics, General
169
11
-
180
Financial Mathematics
-
71
-
71
Applied Mathematics, General
-
23
-
23
Statistics, General
-
14
4
18
Analysis and Functional Analysis
-
-
-
-
Computational Mathematics
-
-
-
-
Mathematics and Statistics total
169
119
4
292
2.6
Music, General
15
60
-
75
Fine/Studio Arts, General
63
2
-
65
Music Performance, General
29
-
-
29
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
27
-
-
27
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
13
5
-
18
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
16
-
-
16
Dance, General
9
2
-
11
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
-
9
-
9
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
-
5
-
5
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
-
4
-
4
Design and Applied Arts, Other
-
-
-
-
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
-
-
-
-
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
-
-
-
-
Fine and Studio Arts Management
-
-
-
-
Fashion/Apparel Design
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
172
87
-
259
2.3
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
241
8
-
249
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
241
8
-
249
2.2
Animal Sciences, General
60
9
-
69
Food Science
53
11
-
64
Agricultural Economics
46
9
-
55
Plant Sciences, General
22
8
-
30
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
-
-
21
21
Agriculture, General
5
-
-
5
Horticultural Science
-
-
-
-
Turf and Turfgrass Management
-
-
-
-
Poultry Science
-
-
-
-
Agronomy and Crop Science
-
-
-
-
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
-
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
186
37
21
244
2.1
Physics, General
62
36
-
98
Chemistry, General
40
14
-
54
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
15
14
-
29
Astronomy
20
9
-
29
Geology/Earth Science, General
16
9
-
25
Chemical Physics
-
6
-
6
Physical Sciences
3
-
-
3
Physical Sciences total
156
88
-
244
2.1
English Language and Literature, General
159
24
-
183
Creative Writing
-
5
-
5
English Language and Literature/Letters total
159
29
-
188
1.6
Spanish Language and Literature
25
12
-
37
Linguistics
19
5
-
24
Chinese Language and Literature
18
-
-
18
French Language and Literature
11
3
-
14
Arabic Language and Literature
12
-
-
12
German Language and Literature
7
3
-
10
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
10
-
-
10
Japanese Language and Literature
10
-
-
10
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
-
9
-
9
Russian Language and Literature
7
-
-
7
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
6
-
-
6
Comparative Literature
-
3
-
3
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
3
-
-
3
Italian Language and Literature
3
-
-
3
Latin Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
131
35
-
166
1.4
Family and Community Services
150
2
-
152
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
-
-
-
-
Housing and Human Environments, Other
-
-
-
-
Family Resource Management Studies, General
-
-
-
-
Housing and Human Environments, General
-
-
-
-
Apparel and Textiles, General
-
-
-
-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
-
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
150
2
-
152
1.3
Public Policy Analysis, General
8
127
6
141
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
8
127
6
141
1.2
Architecture
68
35
-
103
Landscape Architecture
19
2
-
21
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
-
5
-
5
Interior Architecture
-
-
-
-
Architecture and Related Services total
87
42
-
129
1.1
History, General
89
25
-
114
History total
89
25
-
114
1
Environmental Science
71
11
-
82
Land Use Planning and Management/Development
-
25
-
25
Forestry, General
-
-
-
-
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
-
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
71
36
-
107
0.9
Women's Studies
8
6
21
35
American/United States Studies/Civilization
27
6
-
33
African-American/Black Studies
9
-
6
15
Latin American Studies
-
-
8
8
Gay/Lesbian Studies
-
-
6
6
East Asian Studies
-
-
4
4
Russian Studies
2
-
-
2
Asian-American Studies
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
46
12
45
103
0.9
Library and Information Science
-
90
-
90
Archives/Archival Administration
-
-
10
10
Library Science, Other
-
-
-
-
Library Science total
-
90
10
100
0.9
Philosophy
33
5
-
38
Jewish/Judaic Studies
1
-
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
34
5
-
39
0.3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
-
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
-
-
-
-
Criminal Justice/Police Science
-
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
-
-
-
-
Pre-Law Studies
-
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
-
-
-
-

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