Graduates earn 820 degrees, certificates from Wheaton College

About 15.2 percent of the 820 degrees and certificates handed out by the Wheaton College in 2016-17 were to students in Theology and Religious Vocations programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from t


About 15.2 percent of the 820 degrees and certificates handed out by the Wheaton College in 2016-17 were to students in Theology and Religious Vocations 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 Wheaton conferred 73 master's degrees and 46 bachelor's degrees in Theology and Religious Vocations programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Business/Managerial Economics. Data shows the school gave out 61 bachelor's degrees in Business/Managerial Economics, followed by 53 bachelor's degrees in English Language and Literature, General and 45 bachelor's degrees in Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.

The college enrolled 2,901 students for 2016-17, including 2,456 in undergraduate programs and 445 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Theology/Theological Studies
-
50
-
50
Religious Education
20
21
-
41
Bible/Biblical Studies
26
-
-
26
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
-
8
-
8
Theology and Religious Vocations total
46
79
-
125
15.2
Clinical Psychology
-
58
-
58
Psychology, General
37
-
-
37
Psychology, Other
-
-
-
-
Community Psychology
-
-
-
-
Psychology total
37
58
-
95
11.6
Economics, General
25
-
-
25
International Relations and Affairs
20
-
-
20
Anthropology
17
-
-
17
Political Science and Government, General
16
-
-
16
Sociology
8
-
-
8
Archeology
2
-
-
2
Urban Studies/Affairs
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
88
-
-
88
10.7
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
45
-
-
45
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
-
24
-
24
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
3
-
-
3
Health Professions and Related Programs total
48
24
-
72
8.8
Business/Managerial Economics
61
-
-
61
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
61
-
-
61
7.4
Elementary Education and Teaching
27
-
-
27
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
13
1
14
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
11
-
11
Music Teacher Education
7
-
-
7
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Education total
34
24
1
59
7.2
English Language and Literature, General
53
-
-
53
English Language and Literature/Letters total
53
-
-
53
6.5
Art/Art Studies, General
19
-
-
19
Music Performance, General
14
-
-
14
Music, Other
14
-
-
14
Music Pedagogy
3
-
-
3
Music Theory and Composition
2
-
-
2
Music, General
1
-
-
1
Music History, Literature, and Theory
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
53
-
-
53
6.5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
38
-
-
38
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
38
-
-
38
4.6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
33
-
-
33
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
33
-
-
33
4
Chemistry, General
12
-
-
12
Physics, General
9
-
-
9
Geology/Earth Science, General
8
-
-
8
Physical Sciences total
29
-
-
29
3.5
History, General
22
-
-
22
History total
22
-
-
22
2.7
Philosophy
21
-
-
21
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
21
-
-
21
2.6
Mathematics, General
14
-
-
14
Applied Mathematics, General
6
-
-
6
Mathematics and Statistics total
20
-
-
20
2.4
Spanish Language and Literature
9
-
-
9
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
4
-
-
4
French Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
German Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
14
-
-
14
1.7
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
-
7
-
7
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
6
-
-
6
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
6
7
-
13
1.6
Computer Science
9
-
-
9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
9
-
-
9
1.1
Engineering, Other
9
-
-
9
Engineering total
9
-
-
9
1.1
Environmental Science
6
-
-
6
Environmental Studies
-
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
6
-
-
6
0.7

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