Graduates earn 351 degrees from Hillsdale College


About 25.4 percent of the 351 degrees and certificates handed out by Hillsdale 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 Hillsdale conferred 77 bachelor's degrees and 10 master'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 41 bachelor's degrees in general economics, followed by 39 bachelor's degrees in general English language and literature and 37 bachelor's degrees in general history.

The college enrolled 1,556 students for 2017-18, including 1,512 in undergraduate programs and 44 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
41
-
41
Political Science and Government, General
28
12
40
Political Economy
7
-
7
Sociology
1
-
1
Social Sciences total
77
12
89
25.4
Finance, General
27
-
27
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
15
-
15
Accounting
10
-
10
International Business/Trade/Commerce
2
-
2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
54
-
54
15.4
English Language and Literature, General
39
-
39
English Language and Literature/Letters total
39
-
39
11.1
History, General
37
-
37
History total
37
-
37
10.5
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
18
-
18
Biochemistry
17
-
17
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
35
-
35
10
Spanish Language and Literature
6
-
6
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
5
-
5
German Language and Literature
5
-
5
French Language and Literature
4
-
4
Latin Language and Literature
3
-
3
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
2
-
2
Comparative Literature
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
25
-
25
7.1
Art/Art Studies, General
6
-
6
Music, General
5
-
5
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
2
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
13
-
13
3.7
Psychology, General
12
-
12
Psychology total
12
-
12
3.4
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
10
-
10
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
1
-
1
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
-
-
-
Sports Studies
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
11
-
11
3.1
Mathematics, General
6
-
6
Applied Mathematics, General
4
-
4
Mathematics and Statistics total
10
-
10
2.9
Chemistry, General
8
-
8
Physics, General
1
-
1
Physical Sciences total
9
-
9
2.6
Religion/Religious Studies
3
-
3
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
3
-
3
Philosophy
1
-
1
Christian Studies
1
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
8
-
8
2.3
American/United States Studies/Civilization
6
-
6
European Studies/Civilization
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
6
-
6
1.7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
3
-
3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
3
-
3
0.8

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