Graduates earn 517 degrees from Xavier University of Louisiana

About 36.4 percent of the 517 degrees and certificates handed out by the Xavier University of Louisiana in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the la


About 36.4 percent of the 517 degrees and certificates handed out by the Xavier University of Louisiana in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs 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 Orleans conferred 143 doctor's degrees and 29 bachelor's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a doctor's degree in Pharmacy. Data shows the school gave out 143 doctor's degrees in Pharmacy, followed by 123 bachelor's degrees in Biology/Biological Sciences, General and 42 bachelor's degrees in Chemistry, General.

The university enrolled 2,997 students for 2016-17, including 2,248 in undergraduate programs and 749 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Pharmacy
-
143
143
Public Health, General
24
-
24
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
16
16
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
5
-
5
Health Professions and Related Programs total
29
159
188
36.4
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
123
-
123
Biochemistry
4
-
4
Neuroscience
-
-
-
Microbiology, General
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
127
-
127
24.6
Chemistry, General
42
-
42
Physics, General
4
-
4
Physical Sciences total
46
-
46
8.9
Psychology, General
41
-
41
Psychology total
41
-
41
7.9
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
13
13
Curriculum and Instruction
-
6
6
Elementary Education and Teaching
3
1
4
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
3
3
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
2
2
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
-
2
2
Art Teacher Education
-
1
1
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
-
1
1
Biology Teacher Education
-
1
1
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
1
1
Social Studies Teacher Education
-
-
-
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
-
Music Teacher Education
-
-
-
Chemistry Teacher Education
-
-
-
Physics Teacher Education
-
-
-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
-
-
-
Foreign Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
-
-
-
Spanish Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
Education total
3
31
34
6.6
Accounting
9
-
9
Business Administration and Management, General
8
-
8
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
7
-
7
Finance, General
2
-
2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
26
-
26
5
Political Science and Government, General
9
-
9
Sociology
6
-
6
Social Sciences total
15
-
15
2.9
Mass Communication/Media Studies
10
-
10
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
10
-
10
1.9
Computer Science
6
-
6
Computer and Information Sciences, General
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
6
-
6
1.2
English Language and Literature, General
5
-
5
English Language and Literature/Letters total
5
-
5
1
Art/Art Studies, General
4
-
4
Music, General
1
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
5
-
5
1
French Language and Literature
2
-
2
Spanish Language and Literature
2
-
2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
4
-
4
0.8
Mathematics, General
4
-
4
Statistics, General
-
-
-
Mathematics and Statistics total
4
-
4
0.8
Theology/Theological Studies
-
3
3
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
3
3
0.6
History, General
2
-
2
History total
2
-
2
0.4
Philosophy
1
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
1
-
1
0.2

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