Graduates earn 3,330 degrees, certificates from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette


About 21 percent of the 3,330 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette 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 public institution in Lafayette conferred 603 bachelor's degrees and 92 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 479 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 283 bachelor's degrees in general studies and 155 bachelor's degrees in physical education teaching and coaching.

The university enrolled 17,297 students for 2017-18, including 15,666 in undergraduate programs and 1,631 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
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
479
50
-
529
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
65
33
-
98
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
25
-
-
25
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
13
9
-
22
Dietetics/Dietitian
14
-
-
14
Athletic Training/Trainer
7
-
-
7
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
-
2
-
2
Nursing Practice
-
1
-
1
Health Professions and Related Programs total
603
95
-
698
21
Business Administration and Management, General
126
46
2
174
Accounting
84
3
3
90
Finance, General
62
-
-
62
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
62
-
-
62
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
21
-
-
21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
20
-
-
20
Business/Managerial Economics
12
-
-
12
Insurance
12
-
-
12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
399
49
5
453
13.6
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
155
15
3
173
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
54
-
54
Elementary Education and Teaching
38
9
2
49
Secondary Education and Teaching
28
3
13
44
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
34
-
4
38
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
23
-
23
Curriculum and Instruction
-
11
-
11
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
9
-
-
9
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
4
-
5
9
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
3
3
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
-
2
-
2
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
-
-
1
1
Education, Other
-
-
-
-
Spanish Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Art Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Music Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
French Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
-
-
-
-
German Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
268
117
31
416
12.5
Petroleum Engineering
124
-
-
124
Mechanical Engineering
64
-
-
64
Chemical Engineering
52
-
-
52
Engineering, General
-
44
-
44
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
27
-
-
27
Civil Engineering, General
16
-
-
16
Computer Engineering, General
-
7
-
7
Systems Engineering
-
4
-
4
Engineering total
283
55
-
338
10.2
General Studies
283
-
-
283
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
283
-
-
283
8.5
Art/Art Studies, General
54
-
-
54
Music, General
20
-
-
20
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
15
-
-
15
Industrial and Product Design
15
-
-
15
Music Performance, General
6
7
-
13
Visual and Performing Arts, General
13
-
-
13
Visual and Performing Arts total
123
7
-
130
3.9
Industrial Technology/Technician
117
-
-
117
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
-
9
-
9
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
117
9
-
126
3.8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
110
5
-
115
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
-
9
-
9
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
110
14
-
124
3.7
Computer Science
55
21
-
76
Informatics
42
-
-
42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
97
21
-
118
3.5
Psychology, General
94
6
-
100
Psychology total
94
6
-
100
3
Public Relations/Image Management
41
-
-
41
Mass Communication/Media Studies
27
-
-
27
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
12
11
-
23
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
80
11
-
91
2.7
Geology/Earth Science, General
19
36
-
55
Chemistry, General
16
-
-
16
Physics, General
2
6
-
8
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
-
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
37
42
-
79
2.4
Political Science and Government, General
43
-
-
43
Sociology
26
-
-
26
Anthropology
6
-
-
6
Social Sciences total
75
-
-
75
2.2
English Language and Literature, General
37
32
-
69
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
-
-
-
-
English Language and Literature/Letters total
37
32
-
69
2.1
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
60
3
-
63
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
60
3
-
63
1.9
Human Development and Family Studies, General
45
-
-
45
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
45
-
-
45
1.4
Architecture and Related Services, Other
22
-
-
22
Architecture
-
11
-
11
Interior Architecture
9
-
-
9
Architecture and Related Services total
31
11
-
42
1.3
Mathematics, General
26
9
-
35
Mathematics and Statistics total
26
9
-
35
1.1
History, General
18
8
-
26
History total
18
8
-
26
0.8
Environmental Science
9
-
-
9
Natural Resources and Conservation total
9
-
-
9
0.3
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
4
-
-
4
French Language and Literature
-
1
-
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
4
1
-
5
0.1
French Studies
-
3
-
3
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
-
3
-
3
0.1
Historic Preservation and Conservation
-
-
1
1
Cognitive Science
-
1
-
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
1
1
2
0.1

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