Graduates earn 297 degrees from Marietta College


About 24.2 percent of the 297 degrees and certificates handed out by Marietta College in 2017-18 were to students in engineering 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 Marietta conferred 72 bachelor's degrees in engineering programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering. Data shows the school gave out 72 bachelor's degrees in petroleum engineering, followed by 36 master's degrees in physician assistant and 14 bachelor's degrees in "other" geological and earth sciences/geosciences.

The college enrolled 1,145 students for 2017-18, including 1,065 in undergraduate programs and 80 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Petroleum Engineering
72
-
-
72
Engineering total
72
-
-
72
24.2
Physician Assistant
-
-
36
36
Health and Wellness, General
7
-
-
7
Athletic Training/Trainer
7
-
-
7
Health Professions and Related Programs total
14
-
36
50
16.8
Accounting
11
-
-
11
Finance, General
11
-
-
11
Business Administration and Management, General
7
-
-
7
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
5
-
-
5
International Business/Trade/Commerce
1
-
-
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
35
-
-
35
11.8
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
14
-
-
14
Chemistry, General
3
-
-
3
Physics, General
3
-
-
3
Physical Sciences total
20
-
-
20
6.7
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
7
-
-
7
Broadcast Journalism
4
-
-
4
Organizational Communication, General
2
-
-
2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
2
-
-
2
Journalism
-
-
-
-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
15
-
-
15
5
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
11
-
-
11
Music Teacher Education
2
-
-
2
Special Education and Teaching, General
2
-
-
2
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Education total
15
-
-
15
5
Psychology, General
8
-
6
14
Psychology total
8
-
6
14
4.7
Political Science and Government, General
9
-
-
9
Economics, General
5
-
-
5
Social Sciences total
14
-
-
14
4.7
Land Use Planning and Management/Development
8
-
-
8
Environmental Science
4
-
-
4
Environmental Studies
-
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
12
-
-
12
4
Biochemistry
7
-
-
7
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
3
-
-
3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
10
-
-
10
3.4
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
9
-
-
9
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
9
-
-
9
3
Computer and Information Sciences, General
7
-
-
7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
7
-
-
7
2.4
English Language and Literature, General
7
-
-
7
English Language and Literature/Letters total
7
-
-
7
2.4
History, General
4
-
-
4
History total
4
-
-
4
1.4
General Studies
2
-
-
2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
1
-
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
2
1
-
3
1
Mathematics, General
3
-
-
3
Mathematics and Statistics total
3
-
-
3
1
Commercial and Advertising Art
1
-
-
1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
1
-
-
1
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
1
-
-
1
Music, Other
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
3
-
-
3
1
International/Global Studies
2
-
-
2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
2
-
-
2
0.7
Asian Studies/Civilization
1
-
-
1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
1
-
-
1
0.3
Spanish Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
1
-
-
1
0.3

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