Graduates earn 473 degrees from Bates College


About 29.2 percent of the 473 degrees and certificates handed out by Bates College 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 Lewiston conferred 138 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 51 bachelor's degrees in general economics, followed by 51 bachelor's degrees in general political science and government and 38 bachelor's degrees in general psychology.

The college enrolled 1,787 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Economics, General
51
51
Political Science and Government, General
51
51
Sociology
29
29
Anthropology
7
7
Social Sciences total
138
138
29.2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
29
29
Neuroscience
24
24
Biochemistry
23
23
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
76
76
16.1
English Language and Literature, General
24
24
Rhetoric and Composition
15
15
English Language and Literature/Letters total
39
39
8.2
Psychology, General
38
38
Psychology total
38
38
8
Environmental Studies
32
32
Natural Resources and Conservation total
32
32
6.8
Physics, General
10
10
Chemistry, General
9
9
Geology/Earth Science, General
8
8
Physical Sciences total
27
27
5.7
Art/Art Studies, General
14
14
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
5
5
Dance, General
3
3
Music, General
2
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
24
24
5.1
Mathematics, General
21
21
Mathematics and Statistics total
21
21
4.4
History, General
20
20
History total
20
20
4.2
Philosophy
15
15
Religion/Religious Studies
3
3
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
18
18
3.8
French Language and Literature
5
5
Chinese Language and Literature
4
4
Japanese Language and Literature
4
4
Spanish Language and Literature
2
2
German Language and Literature
-
-
Russian Language and Literature
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
15
15
3.2
Women's Studies
6
6
American/United States Studies/Civilization
6
6
European Studies/Civilization
1
1
Latin American Studies
1
1
East Asian Studies
-
-
African-American/Black Studies
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
14
14
3
Ancient Studies/Civilization
5
5
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
2
2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
7
7
1.5
Engineering, General
4
4
Engineering total
4
4
0.8
General Studies
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
-
-

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