Graduates earn 12,557 degrees, certificates from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


About 21.4 percent of the 12,557 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 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 Champaign conferred 1743 bachelor's degrees and 723 master's degrees in Engineering programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Research and Experimental Psychology, Other. Data shows the school gave out 445 bachelor's degrees in Research and Experimental Psychology, Other, followed by 435 bachelor's degrees in Accounting and 390 master's degrees in Accounting.

The university enrolled 46,951 students for 2016-17, including 33,932 in undergraduate programs and 13,019 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
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
259
202
-
461
Civil Engineering, General
210
247
-
457
Mechanical Engineering
221
120
-
341
Computer Engineering, General
275
-
-
275
Chemical Engineering
161
26
-
187
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
103
60
-
163
Materials Engineering
101
57
-
158
Agricultural Engineering
103
32
-
135
Industrial Engineering
67
21
-
88
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
57
27
-
84
Systems Engineering
56
7
-
63
Nuclear Engineering
36
25
-
61
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
59
-
-
59
Operations Research
-
57
-
57
Engineering Mechanics
35
12
-
47
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
-
30
-
30
Engineering, General
-
15
-
15
Engineering total
1,743
938
-
2,681
21.4
Accounting
435
394
-
829
Finance, General
260
67
-
327
Business Administration and Management, General
3
203
-
206
Actuarial Science
109
-
-
109
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
92
-
-
92
Labor and Industrial Relations
-
92
-
92
Management Information Systems, General
59
-
-
59
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
52
-
-
52
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
32
-
-
32
Taxation
-
21
-
21
Operations Management and Supervision
13
-
-
13
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
1,055
777
-
1,832
14.6
Economics, General
355
40
-
395
Political Science and Government, General
154
7
-
161
Sociology
50
15
-
65
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
-
43
-
43
Anthropology
33
8
-
41
Geography
15
6
-
21
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
-
5
-
5
Social Sciences total
607
124
-
731
5.8
Communication, General
264
29
-
293
Advertising
212
11
-
223
Broadcast Journalism
50
-
-
50
Journalism
41
8
-
49
Mass Communication/Media Studies
29
-
-
29
Health Communication
-
14
-
14
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
596
62
-
658
5.2
Agricultural Economics
211
26
-
237
Animal Sciences, General
136
33
-
169
Food Science
94
35
-
129
Agronomy and Crop Science
46
38
-
84
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
15
-
-
15
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
-
4
-
4
Horticultural Science
3
-
-
3
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
505
136
-
641
5.1
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
324
-
-
324
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
140
-
-
140
Biochemistry
22
17
-
39
Microbiology, General
-
16
-
16
Entomology
-
15
-
15
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
-
14
-
14
Physiology, General
-
11
-
11
Biophysics
-
10
-
10
Neuroscience
-
9
-
9
Biotechnology
-
6
-
6
Botany/Plant Biology
-
6
-
6
Bioinformatics
-
3
-
3
Biomedical Sciences, General
-
3
-
3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
1
2
-
3
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
-
2
-
2
Botany/Plant Biology, Other
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
487
114
-
601
4.8
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
214
8
-
222
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
93
43
-
136
Veterinary Medicine
-
121
-
121
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
55
-
-
55
Public Health, General
-
18
-
18
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General
-
15
-
15
Pre-Veterinary Studies
-
-
-
-
Athletic Training/Trainer
-
-
-
-
Rehabilitation Science
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
362
205
-
567
4.5
Education, General
12
151
3
166
Elementary Education and Teaching
92
3
-
95
Special Education and Teaching, General
31
22
-
53
Music Teacher Education
38
8
-
46
Curriculum and Instruction
-
31
1
32
Agricultural Teacher Education
23
8
-
31
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
-
25
-
25
Biology Teacher Education
-
16
-
16
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
15
-
15
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
13
1
-
14
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
12
-
12
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
11
-
11
Art Teacher Education
8
3
-
11
Technical Teacher Education
-
7
-
7
Spanish Language Teacher Education
5
-
-
5
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
4
-
4
Latin Teacher Education
1
-
-
1
Chemistry Teacher Education
-
1
-
1
French Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
German Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Physics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Foreign Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Earth Science Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Education, Other
-
-
-
-
Social Studies Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
223
318
4
545
4.3
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
445
43
-
488
Educational Psychology
-
20
-
20
Psychology total
445
63
-
508
4
Computer Science
255
168
-
423
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
13
-
-
13
Information Science/Studies
-
5
-
5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
268
173
-
441
3.5
Mathematics, General
154
49
-
203
Statistics, General
110
81
-
191
Applied Mathematics, General
-
21
-
21
Statistics, Other
20
-
-
20
Mathematics and Statistics total
284
151
-
435
3.5
Chemistry, General
138
60
-
198
Physics, General
65
48
-
113
Geology/Earth Science, General
20
8
-
28
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
12
9
-
21
Astronomy
9
3
-
12
Chemical Physics
-
1
-
1
Physical Sciences total
244
129
-
373
3
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
182
28
-
210
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
82
58
-
140
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
264
86
-
350
2.8
Music, General
12
86
3
101
Graphic Design
37
-
-
37
Industrial and Product Design
36
-
-
36
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
14
13
-
27
Dance, General
21
3
-
24
Music Performance, General
18
-
-
18
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
8
3
-
11
Jazz/Jazz Studies
9
-
-
9
Fine/Studio Arts, General
-
9
-
9
Photography
8
-
-
8
Intermedia/Multimedia
8
-
-
8
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
1
5
-
6
Painting
6
-
-
6
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
5
-
-
5
Voice and Opera
3
-
-
3
Music Theory and Composition
2
-
-
2
Sculpture
1
-
-
1
Music History, Literature, and Theory
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
189
119
3
311
2.5
Architecture
106
71
-
177
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
33
30
-
63
Landscape Architecture
12
28
-
40
Architecture and Related Services total
151
129
-
280
2.2
Library and Information Science
-
270
3
273
Library Science total
-
270
3
273
2.2
Social Work
75
152
-
227
Community Organization and Advocacy
-
14
-
14
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
75
166
-
241
1.9
Law
-
142
-
142
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
-
52
-
52
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
-
1
-
1
Comparative Law
-
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
195
-
195
1.6
English Language and Literature, General
97
20
-
117
Rhetoric and Composition
26
-
-
26
Creative Writing
-
7
-
7
English Language and Literature/Letters total
123
27
-
150
1.2
Mathematics and Computer Science
60
-
-
60
Systems Science and Theory
52
-
-
52
Nutrition Sciences
-
8
-
8
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
112
8
-
120
1
Spanish Language and Literature
25
16
-
41
Linguistics
22
11
-
33
Language Interpretation and Translation
-
15
-
15
French Language and Literature
4
6
-
10
German Language and Literature
-
5
-
5
Italian Language and Literature
-
4
-
4
Comparative Literature
2
2
-
4
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
1
2
-
3
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
2
-
2
Portuguese Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
Russian Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
56
63
-
119
0.9
Engineering/Industrial Management
-
116
-
116
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
116
-
116
0.9
Area Studies, Other
66
2
-
68
East Asian Studies
11
14
-
25
European Studies/Civilization
-
6
-
6
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
4
-
-
4
African-American/Black Studies
3
-
-
3
Latin American Studies
-
2
-
2
Russian Studies
-
2
-
2
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
2
-
-
2
African Studies
-
1
-
1
Asian Studies/Civilization
-
-
-
-
Asian-American Studies
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
86
27
-
113
0.9
Environmental Science
62
34
-
96
Natural Resources and Conservation total
62
34
-
96
0.8
History, General
71
14
-
85
History total
71
14
-
85
0.7
Human Development and Family Studies, General
60
-
-
60
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
60
-
-
60
0.5
Philosophy
22
5
-
27
Religion/Religious Studies
2
2
-
4
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
24
7
-
31
0.2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
4
-
-
4
General Studies
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
4
-
-
4
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