Graduates earn 117 degrees from Principia College

About 19.7 percent of the 117 degrees and certificates handed out by the Principia College in 2016-17 were to students in Education programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of


About 19.7 percent of the 117 degrees and certificates handed out by the Principia College in 2016-17 were to students in Education 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 Elsah conferred 23 bachelor's degrees in Education programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Education, General. Data shows the school gave out 23 bachelor's degrees in Education, General, followed by 22 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General and 11 bachelor's degrees in Environmental Biology.

The college enrolled 479 students for 2016-17, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Education, General
23
23
Education total
23
23
19.7
Business Administration and Management, General
22
22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
22
22
18.8
Political Science and Government, General
5
5
International Relations and Affairs
4
4
Sociology and Anthropology
2
2
Economics, General
1
1
Social Sciences total
12
12
10.3
Environmental Biology
11
11
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
11
11
9.4
Mass Communication/Media Studies
11
11
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
11
11
9.4
Fine/Studio Arts, General
7
7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
2
2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
2
2
Music, General
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
11
11
9.4
Computer Science
8
8
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
8
8
6.8
English Language and Literature, General
4
4
Creative Writing
4
4
English Language and Literature/Letters total
8
8
6.8
French Language and Literature
2
2
Spanish Language and Literature
1
1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
3
3
2.6
Physics, General
2
2
Chemistry, General
1
1
Physical Sciences total
3
3
2.6
Environmental Studies
2
2
Natural Resources and Conservation total
2
2
1.7
Philosophy
2
2
Religion/Religious Studies
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
2
2
1.7
History, General
1
1
History total
1
1
0.8
French Studies
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
-
-
-
Engineering Science
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-
Mathematics, General
-
-
Mathematics and Statistics total
-
-
-
International/Global Studies
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
-

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