About 27.3 percent of the 385 degrees and certificates handed out by Grinnell 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 Grinnell conferred 105 bachelor's degrees in social sciences programs.
But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general biology/biological sciences. Data shows the school gave out 40 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences, followed by 38 bachelor's degrees in general economics and 37 bachelor's degrees in computer science.
The college enrolled 1,712 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Political Science and Government, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
Spanish Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Russian Language and Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters total
Mathematics and Statistics total
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Visual and Performing Arts total
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total