Graduates earn 2,525 degrees from Brown University

About 14 percent of the 2,525 degrees and certificates handed out by the Brown University in 2016-17 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 Providence conferred 279 bachelor's degrees and 44 master's degrees in Social Sciences programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. Data shows the school gave out 131 bachelor's degrees in Computer Science, followed by 123 bachelor's degrees in Applied Mathematics, General and 121 doctor's degrees in Medicine.

The university enrolled 9,781 students for 2016-17, including 6,926 in undergraduate programs and 2,855 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
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
97
30
127
Political Science and Government, General
48
10
58
International Relations and Affairs
54
-
54
Anthropology
17
18
35
Sociology
15
11
26
Urban Studies/Affairs
25
-
25
Development Economics and International Development
15
-
15
Archeology
4
3
7
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
3
2
5
Social Sciences, Other
1
-
1
Economics, General
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
279
74
353
14
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
97
2
99
Neuroscience
72
12
84
Biotechnology
-
29
29
Biostatistics
-
23
23
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
-
15
15
Biochemistry
13
-
13
Epidemiology
-
13
13
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
-
7
7
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
-
6
6
Molecular Medicine
-
6
6
Computational Biology
5
-
5
Biophysics
3
-
3
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
190
113
303
12
Medicine
-
121
121
Public Health, General
48
52
100
Health Services Administration
-
20
20
Behavioral Aspects of Health
-
7
7
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
-
4
4
Medical Scientist
-
3
3
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
-
-
-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
48
207
255
10.1
Engineering, General
98
85
183
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
27
24
51
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
3
-
3
Engineering total
128
109
237
9.4
Computer Science
131
74
205
Computer and Information Sciences, General
17
-
17
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
148
74
222
8.8
Applied Mathematics, General
123
19
142
Mathematics, General
12
14
26
Computational Mathematics
10
-
10
Statistics, General
2
-
2
Mathematics and Statistics total
147
33
180
7.1
Physics, General
19
42
61
Geology/Earth Science, General
12
24
36
Chemistry, General
14
11
25
Geophysics and Seismology
4
-
4
Geochemistry
3
-
3
Chemical Physics
3
-
3
Astronomy
-
-
-
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
55
77
132
5.2
Human Biology
44
-
44
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
13
2
15
Cognitive Science
9
6
15
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis
-
12
12
Science, Technology and Society
12
-
12
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
10
-
10
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
2
-
2
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
1
-
1
Ancient Studies/Civilization
-
1
1
Museology/Museum Studies
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
91
21
112
4.4
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
80
-
80
Business Administration and Management, General
-
23
23
Business/Managerial Economics
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
80
23
103
4.1
English Language and Literature, General
35
9
44
Creative Writing
31
12
43
English Language and Literature/Letters total
66
21
87
3.5
Urban Education and Leadership
-
18
18
Education, General
15
-
15
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
15
15
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
-
11
11
Elementary Education and Teaching
-
9
9
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
-
8
8
Social Studies Teacher Education
-
7
7
Education total
15
68
83
3.3
History, General
57
19
76
History total
57
19
76
3
Acting
-
16
16
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
12
3
15
Art/Art Studies, General
14
-
14
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
6
1
7
Music, General
7
-
7
Music Technology
-
5
5
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
-
4
4
Playwriting and Screenwriting
-
2
2
Directing and Theatrical Production
-
1
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
39
32
71
2.8
American/United States Studies/Civilization
3
13
16
African Studies
10
3
13
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
3
4
7
French Studies
3
3
6
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
6
-
6
Slavic Studies
1
4
5
Ethnic Studies
4
-
4
East Asian Studies
4
-
4
German Studies
2
1
3
Italian Studies
-
3
3
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
1
-
1
South Asian Studies
-
-
-
Women's Studies
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
37
31
68
2.7
Experimental Psychology
36
3
39
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
15
-
15
Psychology, General
-
-
-
Psychology total
51
3
54
2.1
Public Policy Analysis, General
20
34
54
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
20
34
54
2.1
Comparative Literature
20
7
27
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
15
1
16
Portuguese Language and Literature
3
4
7
Linguistics
3
-
3
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
-
-
-
Spanish Language and Literature
-
-
-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
-
-
Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
-
-
-
Latin Language and Literature
-
-
-
French Language and Literature
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
41
12
53
2.1
Mass Communication/Media Studies
25
5
30
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
25
5
30
1.2
Philosophy
18
4
22
Religion/Religious Studies
1
4
5
Jewish/Judaic Studies
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
19
8
27
1.1
Environmental Studies
15
-
15
Environmental Science
10
-
10
Natural Resources and Conservation total
25
-
25
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