Graduates earn 403 degrees from Lake Forest College

About 21.6 percent of the 403 degrees and certificates handed out by the Lake Forest College in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, accordin


About 21.6 percent of the 403 degrees and certificates handed out by the Lake Forest College in 2016-17 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 Forest conferred 87 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 Finance, General. Data shows the school gave out 49 bachelor's degrees in Finance, General, followed by 38 bachelor's degrees in Business/Commerce, General and 32 bachelor's degrees in Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

The college enrolled 1,578 students for 2016-17, including 1,540 in undergraduate programs and 38 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
Finance, General
49
-
49
Business/Commerce, General
38
-
38
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
87
-
87
21.6
Economics, General
24
-
24
Social Sciences, Other
16
-
16
International Relations and Affairs
15
-
15
Political Science and Government, General
10
-
10
Social Sciences total
65
-
65
16.1
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
32
-
32
Neuroscience
20
-
20
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
52
-
52
12.9
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
30
-
30
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
30
-
30
7.4
English Language and Literature, General
24
-
24
English Language and Literature/Letters total
24
-
24
6
Psychology, General
23
-
23
Psychology total
23
-
23
5.7
Chemistry, General
12
-
12
Physics, General
4
-
4
Physical Sciences total
16
-
16
4
Education, General
7
-
7
Elementary Education and Teaching
-
3
3
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
3
3
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
1
1
Music Teacher Education
-
-
-
Education total
7
7
14
3.5
Philosophy
9
-
9
Religion/Religious Studies
5
-
5
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
14
-
14
3.5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
5
-
5
Art/Art Studies, General
5
-
5
Music, General
3
-
3
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
1
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
14
-
14
3.5
History, General
13
-
13
History total
13
-
13
3.2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
5
7
12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
5
7
12
3
Computer Science
10
-
10
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
10
-
10
2.5
Environmental Studies
10
-
10
Natural Resources and Conservation total
10
-
10
2.5
Spanish Language and Literature
6
-
6
French Language and Literature
3
-
3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
9
-
9
2.2
Asian Studies/Civilization
2
-
2
African-American/Black Studies
1
-
1
Latin American Studies
1
-
1
American/United States Studies/Civilization
1
-
1
Area Studies, Other
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
5
-
5
1.2
Mathematics, General
5
-
5
Mathematics and Statistics total
5
-
5
1.2

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