About 52.5 percent of the 217 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Holy Cross 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 Orleans conferred 80 bachelor's degrees and 31 master's degrees in health professions and related programs.
But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 49 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 18 master's degrees in mental health counseling/counselor and 13 master's degrees in marriage and family therapy/counseling.
The university enrolled 1,246 students for 2017-18, including 912 in undergraduate programs and 334 in graduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Health and Wellness, General
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Curriculum and Instruction
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Elementary Education and Teaching
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
Theology and Religious Vocations total
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters total
Legal Professions and Studies total
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total