Graduates earn 6,868 degrees, certificates from Auburn University


About 21.9 percent of the 6,868 degrees and certificates handed out by Auburn University in 2017-18 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 public institution in Auburn conferred 1079 bachelor's degrees and 356 master's degrees in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in general business administration and management. Data shows the school gave out 247 master's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 247 bachelor's degrees in general biomedical sciences and 242 bachelor's degrees in mechanical engineering.

The university enrolled 29,776 students for 2017-18, including 23,964 in undergraduate programs and 5,812 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
228
253
-
481
Accounting
178
79
7
264
Finance, General
215
-
-
215
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
195
-
-
195
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
151
-
-
151
Management Science
26
-
34
60
Management Information Systems, General
-
30
10
40
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
36
-
-
36
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
25
-
-
25
International Business/Trade/Commerce
25
-
-
25
Business/Managerial Economics
-
9
-
9
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
1,079
371
51
1,501
21.9
Mechanical Engineering
242
58
-
300
Architectural Engineering
104
32
56
192
Industrial Engineering
105
60
21
186
Civil Engineering, General
123
41
-
164
Computer Engineering, General
61
56
-
117
Chemical Engineering
94
20
-
114
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
70
39
-
109
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
46
22
-
68
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
34
10
-
44
Materials Engineering
15
11
-
26
Polymer/Plastics Engineering
13
-
-
13
Engineering, Other
11
-
-
11
Engineering total
918
349
77
1,344
19.6
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
170
47
-
217
Pharmacy
-
142
-
142
Veterinary Medicine
-
122
-
122
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
60
30
-
90
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
43
-
-
43
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
21
-
-
21
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
-
10
1
11
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
5
-
-
5
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
299
351
1
651
9.5
Exercise Physiology
213
62
-
275
Biomedical Sciences, General
247
22
-
269
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
36
33
-
69
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
31
-
-
31
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
5
-
-
5
Zoology/Animal Biology
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
532
117
-
649
9.4
Special Education and Teaching, Other
89
44
-
133
Technical Teacher Education
9
68
5
82
Elementary Education and Teaching
74
-
-
74
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
39
27
66
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
54
-
-
54
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
49
-
49
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
39
2
41
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
29
1
30
Education, General
-
-
29
29
Social Science Teacher Education
20
-
-
20
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
13
-
-
13
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
10
-
-
10
Mathematics Teacher Education
9
-
-
9
Music Teacher Education
7
-
-
7
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
4
-
4
Foreign Language Teacher Education
4
-
-
4
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Health Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
-
-
-
-
Education total
289
272
64
625
9.1
Animal Sciences, General
87
15
-
102
Horticultural Science
33
16
6
55
Agricultural Economics
34
3
-
37
Aquaculture
11
25
-
36
Plant Sciences, Other
1
28
-
29
Agronomy and Crop Science
20
2
-
22
Poultry Science
10
-
-
10
Food Science
2
-
-
2
Agriculture, General
1
-
-
1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
199
89
6
294
4.3
Public Relations/Image Management
90
-
-
90
Communication and Media Studies, Other
77
9
-
86
Journalism
61
-
-
61
Mass Communication/Media Studies
44
-
-
44
Radio and Television
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
272
9
-
281
4.1
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
88
14
-
102
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
63
-
-
63
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other
16
-
-
16
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other
-
-
13
13
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
167
14
13
194
2.8
Psychology, General
134
21
-
155
Counseling Psychology
-
28
-
28
Clinical Psychology
-
10
-
10
Psychology total
134
59
-
193
2.8
Political Science and Government, General
90
-
-
90
Economics, General
33
2
-
35
Sociology
21
3
-
24
Geography
9
5
-
14
Anthropology
9
-
-
9
Criminology
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
162
10
-
172
2.5
Industrial and Product Design
38
6
-
44
Design and Visual Communications, General
38
-
-
38
Interior Design
27
-
-
27
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
19
-
-
19
Fine/Studio Arts, General
16
-
-
16
Design and Applied Arts, Other
1
6
-
7
Music, General
3
-
-
3
Visual and Performing Arts total
142
12
-
154
2.2
Architecture
52
-
-
52
Environmental Design/Architecture
20
-
-
20
Interior Architecture
15
-
-
15
Real Estate Development
-
15
-
15
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
-
13
-
13
Landscape Architecture
-
11
-
11
Architecture and Related Services total
87
39
-
126
1.8
Nutrition Sciences
37
25
-
62
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
59
-
-
59
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
96
25
-
121
1.8
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
39
-
-
39
Forest Sciences and Biology
25
-
-
25
Natural Resources Management and Policy
18
-
-
18
Environmental Science
15
-
-
15
Forestry, Other
-
14
-
14
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
-
4
2
6
Natural Resources and Conservation total
97
18
2
117
1.7
Public Administration
34
29
7
70
Social Work
43
-
-
43
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
77
29
7
113
1.6
Physics, General
12
12
-
24
Geology/Earth Science, General
15
8
-
23
Chemistry, General
17
4
-
21
Physical Sciences total
44
24
-
68
1
English Language and Literature, General
49
11
-
60
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
-
4
-
4
English Language and Literature/Letters total
49
15
-
64
0.9
History, General
42
9
1
52
History total
42
9
1
52
0.8
Applied Mathematics, General
23
5
-
28
Mathematics, General
5
10
-
15
Statistics, General
-
8
-
8
Mathematics and Statistics total
28
23
-
51
0.7
Computer and Information Sciences, General
47
-
-
47
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
47
-
-
47
0.7
Spanish Language and Literature
25
10
-
35
French Language and Literature
3
-
-
3
German Language and Literature
2
-
-
2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
30
10
-
40
0.6
Philosophy
10
-
-
10
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
10
-
-
10
0.1
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
1
-
-
1
Transportation and Materials Moving total
1
-
-
1
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