Graduates earn 1,784 degrees from University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

About 33.4 percent of the 1,784 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez in 2016-17 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 Mayaguez conferred 507 bachelor's degrees and 82 master's degrees in Engineering programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Biology/Biological Sciences, General. Data shows the school gave out 159 bachelor's degrees in Biology/Biological Sciences, General, followed by 135 bachelor's degrees in Mechanical Engineering and 102 bachelor's degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

The university enrolled 13,314 students for 2016-17, including 12,281 in undergraduate programs and 1,033 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Mechanical Engineering
135
8
143
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
102
19
121
Civil Engineering, General
78
26
104
Chemical Engineering
76
9
85
Industrial Engineering
64
16
80
Computer Engineering, General
52
11
63
Agricultural Engineering
-
-
-
Engineering total
507
89
596
33.4
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
159
17
176
Microbiology, General
88
-
88
Biotechnology
14
-
14
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
-
6
6
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
261
23
284
15.9
Animal Sciences, General
56
8
64
Agronomy and Crop Science
22
6
28
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
10
11
21
Agricultural Mechanization, Other
20
-
20
Horticultural Science
13
4
17
Agriculture, General
15
-
15
Food Science and Technology, Other
-
11
11
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
10
-
10
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
7
-
7
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
2
3
5
Agricultural Economics
2
2
4
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
157
45
202
11.3
Accounting
50
-
50
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
22
-
22
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
18
-
18
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
18
-
18
Business Administration and Management, General
8
4
12
Finance, General
6
1
7
Business/Commerce, General
-
1
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
122
6
128
7.2
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
78
-
78
Athletic Training/Trainer
22
-
22
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
13
-
13
Health Professions and Related Programs total
113
-
113
6.3
Chemistry, General
51
3
54
Geology/Earth Science, General
20
5
25
Physics, General
8
2
10
Chemistry, Other
-
5
5
Physical Sciences
3
-
3
Physical Sciences total
82
15
97
5.4
Political Science and Government, General
36
-
36
Social Sciences, General
27
-
27
Sociology
16
-
16
Economics, General
12
-
12
Social Sciences total
91
-
91
5.1
Psychology, General
72
-
72
Psychology total
72
-
72
4
Computer Science
21
-
21
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
19
-
19
Computer and Information Sciences, General
-
2
2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
40
2
42
2.4
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
16
16
Agricultural Teacher Education
10
2
12
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
8
-
8
Mathematics Teacher Education
2
2
4
Education total
20
20
40
2.2
English Language and Literature, General
25
-
25
English Language and Literature/Letters total
25
-
25
1.4
Surveying Technology/Surveying
22
-
22
Engineering/Industrial Management
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
22
-
22
1.2
Mathematics, General
8
8
16
Statistics, General
-
4
4
Applied Mathematics, General
-
2
2
Mathematics and Statistics total
8
14
22
1.2
Fine/Studio Arts, General
17
-
17
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
5
-
5
Visual and Performing Arts total
22
-
22
1.2
Comparative Literature
6
-
6
Spanish Language and Literature
4
1
5
French Language and Literature
2
-
2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
12
1
13
0.7
History, General
10
-
10
History total
10
-
10
0.6
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
-
4
4
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
4
4
0.2
Philosophy
1
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
1
-
1
0.1

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