About 45.6 percent of the 471 degrees and certificates handed out by River Parishes Community College in 2017-18 were to students in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 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 public institution in Gonzales conferred 119 certificates and 96 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities programs.
But the single most popular program was for a certificate in general studies. Data shows the school gave out 119 certificates in general studies, followed by 55 associate's degrees in general studies, liberal arts and sciences, and other humanities and 51 certificates in "other" industrial production technologies/technicians.
The college enrolled 2,342 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Precision Production total
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total