Graduates earn 868 degrees from Bucknell University


About 23.6 percent of the 868 degrees and certificates handed out by Bucknell University in 2017-18 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 Lewisburg conferred 205 bachelor's degrees in social sciences programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general economics. Data shows the school gave out 111 bachelor's degrees in general economics, followed by 59 bachelor's degrees in accounting and finance and 53 bachelor's degrees in general psychology.

The university enrolled 3,678 students for 2017-18, including 3,611 in undergraduate programs and 67 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Economics, General
111
-
111
Political Science and Government, General
47
-
47
International Relations and Affairs
19
-
19
Sociology
12
-
12
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
8
-
8
Geography
5
-
5
Anthropology
3
-
3
Social Sciences total
205
-
205
23.6
Computer Engineering, General
40
-
40
Mechanical Engineering
38
1
39
Civil Engineering, General
26
-
26
Chemical Engineering
24
1
25
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
17
-
17
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
17
-
17
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
5
1
6
Engineering total
167
3
170
19.6
Accounting and Finance
59
-
59
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
38
-
38
International Business/Trade/Commerce
26
-
26
Business Administration and Management, General
15
-
15
Accounting
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
138
-
138
15.9
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
48
-
48
Neuroscience
17
-
17
Biochemistry
16
-
16
Animal Behavior and Ethology
11
1
12
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
92
1
93
10.7
Psychology, General
53
1
54
School Psychology
-
-
-
Psychology total
53
1
54
6.2
Education, General
18
-
18
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
10
-
10
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
-
5
5
Music Teacher Education
3
-
3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
-
-
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
-
Education total
31
5
36
4.2
English Language and Literature, General
18
5
23
Creative Writing
13
-
13
English Language and Literature/Letters total
31
5
36
4.2
Physics, General
11
-
11
Chemistry, General
7
1
8
Geology/Earth Science, General
6
-
6
Physical Sciences total
24
1
25
2.9
Computer and Information Sciences, General
18
-
18
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
18
-
18
2.1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
5
-
5
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
5
-
5
Music, General
4
-
4
Fine/Studio Arts, General
3
-
3
Voice and Opera
1
-
1
Music Theory and Composition
-
-
-
Music Performance, General
-
-
-
Art/Art Studies, General
-
-
-
Music History, Literature, and Theory
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
18
-
18
2.1
Spanish Language and Literature
7
-
7
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
4
-
4
French Language and Literature
2
-
2
German Language and Literature
1
-
1
Linguistics
1
-
1
Russian Language and Literature
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
15
-
15
1.7
History, General
14
-
14
History total
14
-
14
1.6
Environmental Studies
12
-
12
Environmental Science
2
-
2
Natural Resources and Conservation total
14
-
14
1.6
Mathematics, General
7
-
7
Applied Mathematics, Other
4
-
4
Mathematics and Statistics total
11
-
11
1.3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
11
-
11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
11
-
11
1.3
Philosophy
6
-
6
Religion/Religious Studies
-
-
-
Jewish/Judaic Studies
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
6
-
6
0.7
East Asian Studies
3
-
3
Women's Studies
1
-
1
Italian Studies
-
-
-
Latin American Studies
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
4
-
4
0.5
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
-
-
-

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