Graduates earn 473 degrees, certificates from the University of Rio Grande


About 40.8 percent of the 473 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Rio Grande 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 Grande conferred 151 associate's degrees and 21 bachelor's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 96 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 30 associate's degrees in general business/commerce and 21 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management.

The university enrolled 1,812 students for 2017-18, including 1,753 in undergraduate programs and 59 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
18
96
-
-
114
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
2
17
-
-
19
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
-
-
14
14
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
-
12
-
-
12
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
-
12
-
-
12
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
-
7
-
1
8
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
-
5
-
-
5
Health Services Administration
-
-
-
4
4
Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant
-
-
-
2
2
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
1
-
-
-
1
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
-
1
-
-
1
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
-
1
-
-
1
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
-
-
-
-
-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
-
-
-
-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
-
-
-
-
-
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
-
-
-
-
-
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
-
-
-
-
-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
-
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
-
-
-
-
Nursing Practice
-
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
21
151
-
21
193
40.8
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
-
-
14
-
14
Education, General
14
-
-
-
14
Special Education and Teaching, General
2
-
10
-
12
Elementary Education and Teaching
11
-
-
-
11
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
1
7
-
-
8
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
6
-
6
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
4
-
-
-
4
Social Studies Teacher Education
4
-
-
-
4
Mathematics Teacher Education
1
-
-
-
1
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
-
-
-
-
-
History Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
-
-
-
Music Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Speech Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Business Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
-
-
-
-
-
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Health Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
-
-
-
-
Reading Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Physics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Social Science Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Art Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Education, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Education total
37
7
30
-
74
15.6
Business/Commerce, General
-
30
-
-
30
Business Administration and Management, General
21
-
-
-
21
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
1
-
-
5
6
Accounting
4
-
-
2
6
Small Business Administration/Management
-
-
-
4
4
Finance, General
-
-
-
2
2
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
2
-
-
-
2
Marketing, Other
-
-
-
1
1
Banking and Financial Support Services
-
-
-
1
1
International Business/Trade/Commerce
-
-
-
-
-
Business/Managerial Economics
-
-
-
-
-
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
-
-
-
-
-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
-
-
-
-
Accounting and Related Services, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Management Information Systems, General
-
-
-
-
-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
-
-
-
-
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
-
-
-
-
Real Estate
-
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
28
30
-
15
73
15.4
Social Work
10
15
-
-
25
Public Administration
-
-
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
10
15
-
-
25
5.3
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
1
8
-
-
9
Welding Engineering Technology/Technician
-
4
-
-
4
Industrial Technology/Technician
2
-
-
-
2
Engineering/Industrial Management
1
-
-
-
1
Robotics Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
-
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
-
-
-
-
-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
-
-
-
-
-
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
-
-
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
4
12
-
-
16
3.4
Psychology, General
8
8
-
-
16
Psychology total
8
8
-
-
16
3.4
Art/Art Studies, General
4
1
-
-
5
Graphic Design
2
2
-
-
4
Music, General
-
1
-
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts, General
-
-
-
-
-
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
-
-
-
-
-
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Intermedia/Multimedia
-
-
-
-
-
Commercial and Advertising Art
-
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
6
4
-
-
10
2.1
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
4
-
-
4
Computer Science
3
-
-
-
3
Computer and Information Sciences, General
-
1
-
-
1
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Network and System Administration/Administrator
-
-
-
-
-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
-
-
-
-
Information Science/Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
-
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
3
5
-
-
8
1.7
General Studies
-
8
-
-
8
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
8
-
-
8
1.7
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
6
1
-
-
7
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
-
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
6
1
-
-
7
1.5
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
1
2
-
-
3
Biomedical Sciences, General
3
-
-
-
3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
4
2
-
-
6
1.3
History, General
4
2
-
-
6
History total
4
2
-
-
6
1.3
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
3
-
-
-
3
Environmental Science
1
1
-
-
2
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
1
-
-
-
1
Environmental Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
5
1
-
-
6
1.3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
3
2
-
-
5
Mass Communication/Media Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Public Relations/Image Management
-
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
3
2
-
-
5
1.1
Social Sciences, General
5
-
-
-
5
Sociology
-
-
-
-
-
Economics, General
-
-
-
-
-
Political Science and Government, General
-
-
-
-
-
Archeology
-
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
5
-
-
-
5
1.1
English Language and Literature, General
4
-
-
-
4
English Language and Literature/Letters total
4
-
-
-
4
0.8
Chemistry, General
2
2
-
-
4
Physical Sciences
-
-
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
2
2
-
-
4
0.8
Mathematics, General
-
2
-
-
2
Mathematics and Statistics total
-
2
-
-
2
0.4
American/United States Studies/Civilization
1
-
-
-
1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
1
-
-
-
1
0.2
Pre-Engineering
-
1
-
-
1
Engineering total
-
1
-
-
1
0.2
Criminal Justice/Police Science
1
-
-
-
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
1
-
-
-
1
0.2
Furniture Design and Manufacturing
-
1
-
-
1
Welding Technology/Welder
-
-
-
-
-
Precision Production total
-
1
-
-
1
0.2
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
-
1
-
-
1
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
1
-
-
1
0.2
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
-
-
-
-
-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Construction Trades, General
-
-
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Spanish Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
-
-
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
-
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
-
-
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
-
-
-
-
-

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