Graduates earn 4,494 degrees, certificates from Yale University


About 14 percent of the 4,494 degrees and certificates handed out by Yale University in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related 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 Haven conferred 351 master's degrees and 179 doctor's degrees in health professions and related 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 472 master's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 215 doctor's degrees in law and 190 master's degrees in general public health.

The university enrolled 12,974 students for 2017-18, including 5,746 in undergraduate programs and 7,228 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
Public Health, General
-
202
-
202
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
-
99
101
200
Medicine
-
124
-
124
Physician Assistant
-
39
-
39
Medical Scientist
-
33
-
33
Nursing Science
-
18
-
18
Nursing Practice
-
15
-
15
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
-
-
-
-
Nursing Administration
-
-
-
-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
530
101
631
14
Political Science and Government, General
136
32
-
168
Economics, General
137
12
-
149
International Relations and Affairs
48
28
-
76
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
-
42
-
42
Sociology
23
18
-
41
Anthropology
13
24
-
37
Development Economics and International Development
-
28
-
28
Archeology
2
4
-
6
Social Sciences total
359
188
-
547
12.2
Business Administration and Management, General
-
485
-
485
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
-
485
-
485
10.8
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
84
26
-
110
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
25
25
-
50
Immunology
-
48
-
48
Evolutionary Biology
31
12
-
43
Genetics, General
-
25
-
25
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
-
23
-
23
Neuroscience
-
22
-
22
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other
-
18
-
18
Pharmacology
-
16
-
16
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
-
8
-
8
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
-
6
-
6
Physiology, General
-
5
-
5
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
Epidemiology
-
-
-
-
Neurobiology and Anatomy
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
140
234
-
374
8.3
Music, General
9
86
-
95
Art/Art Studies, General
8
44
-
52
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
14
34
-
48
Music, Other
-
40
-
40
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
-
38
-
38
Fine/Studio Arts, General
-
33
-
33
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
8
3
13
24
Acting
-
13
-
13
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
-
8
-
8
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
7
1
-
8
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
-
6
-
6
Directing and Theatrical Production
-
5
-
5
Playwriting and Screenwriting
-
3
-
3
Music Performance, General
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
46
314
13
373
8.3
Law
-
215
-
215
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
-
27
-
27
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
242
-
242
5.4
Chemistry, General
27
69
-
96
Physics, General
20
62
-
82
Geology/Earth Science, General
3
21
-
24
Astronomy
1
20
-
21
Astrophysics
7
-
-
7
Physics, Other
1
-
-
1
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other
-
-
-
-
Physical Sciences, Other
-
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
59
172
-
231
5.1
History, General
133
85
-
218
History total
133
85
-
218
4.8
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
24
42
-
66
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
8
26
-
34
Mechanical Engineering
14
17
-
31
Engineering Science
21
-
-
21
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
5
15
-
20
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
-
10
-
10
Chemical Engineering
8
-
-
8
Engineering total
80
110
-
190
4.2
Natural Resources Management and Policy
-
118
-
118
Forestry, General
-
28
-
28
Environmental Studies
22
-
-
22
Environmental Science
-
15
-
15
Natural Resources and Conservation total
22
161
-
183
4.1
Mathematics, General
42
23
-
65
Statistics, General
16
33
-
49
Applied Mathematics, General
15
3
-
18
Mathematics, Other
7
-
-
7
Mathematics and Statistics total
80
59
-
139
3.1
Computer and Information Sciences, General
59
50
-
109
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
9
-
-
9
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
6
-
-
6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
74
50
-
124
2.8
American/United States Studies/Civilization
21
17
-
38
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
18
-
-
18
African-American/Black Studies
10
6
-
16
East Asian Studies
8
5
-
13
European Studies/Civilization
-
12
-
12
Women's Studies
6
-
-
6
African Studies
-
4
-
4
Latin American Studies
3
-
-
3
Russian Studies
2
-
-
2
German Studies
2
-
-
2
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
1
-
-
1
Area Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
South Asian Studies
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
71
44
-
115
2.6
Linguistics
8
11
-
19
French Language and Literature
2
13
-
15
Comparative Literature
-
14
-
14
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
5
9
-
14
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
1
13
-
14
Spanish Language and Literature
1
8
-
9
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
9
-
9
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
1
6
-
7
Italian Language and Literature
-
5
-
5
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
2
-
2
Japanese Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Latin Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Portuguese Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
-
-
-
-
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Chinese Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
German Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Russian Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
18
90
-
108
2.4
Divinity/Ministry
-
50
-
50
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
-
34
-
34
Theology/Theological Studies
-
22
-
22
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
106
-
106
2.4
Architecture
11
82
-
93
Environmental Design/Architecture
-
2
-
2
Architecture and Related Services total
11
84
-
95
2.1
English Language and Literature, General
52
22
-
74
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
11
-
-
11
English Language and Literature/Letters total
63
22
-
85
1.9
Psychology, General
54
31
-
85
Psychology total
54
31
-
85
1.9
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
48
-
-
48
Cognitive Science
24
-
-
24
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
-
7
-
7
Mathematics and Computer Science
3
-
-
3
International/Global Studies
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
75
7
-
82
1.8
Religion/Religious Studies
1
35
-
36
Philosophy
15
18
-
33
Jewish/Judaic Studies
1
-
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
17
53
-
70
1.6
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
11
-
-
11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
11
-
-
11
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