Graduates earn 220 degrees, certificates from Oglethorpe University


About 25.4 percent of the 220 degrees and certificates handed out by Oglethorpe University in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services 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 Atlanta conferred 56 bachelor's degrees in business, management, marketing, and related support services 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 40 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 21 bachelor's degrees in general psychology and 19 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences.

The university enrolled 1,250 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
40
-
40
Accounting
13
-
13
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
2
-
2
Organizational Behavior Studies
1
-
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
56
-
56
25.4
Sociology
8
-
8
International Relations and Affairs
8
-
8
Political Science and Government, General
7
-
7
Economics, General
5
-
5
Social Sciences total
28
-
28
12.7
Rhetoric and Composition
16
-
16
English Language and Literature, General
11
-
11
English Language and Literature/Letters total
27
-
27
12.3
Psychology, General
21
-
21
Psychology total
21
-
21
9.6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
19
-
19
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
19
-
19
8.6
Engineering, General
3
16
19
Engineering total
3
16
19
8.6
Fine/Studio Arts, General
11
-
11
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
5
-
5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
-
3
Visual and Performing Arts total
19
-
19
8.6
Mathematics, General
9
-
9
Mathematics and Statistics total
9
-
9
4.1
Biopsychology
6
-
6
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
6
-
6
2.7
History, General
5
-
5
History total
5
-
5
2.3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
5
-
5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
5
-
5
2.3
Philosophy
3
-
3
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
3
-
3
1.4
Spanish Language and Literature
1
-
1
French Language and Literature
1
-
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
2
-
2
0.9
Physics, General
1
-
1
Chemistry, General
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
1
-
1
0.5
American/United States Studies/Civilization
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
-
-
-
-

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