Class of 2008 by the numbers

May 27, 2008

From the top five majors to the countries represented at Commencement, we break down the numbers on the class of 2008.

Total number of degrees (bachelor’s and master’s): 765
Number of master’s degrees conferred Aug. 2007-May 2008: 390
Number of master’s degree candidates May 2008: 216
Number of master’s degree candidates with McDaniel (or WMC) B.A.’s: 22
Number of bachelor’s degrees conferred Aug. 2007-May 2008: 375
Number of bachelor’s degree candidates May 2008: 314
Number of students with 4.0 or higher: 13
Number of legacy graduates (parent or grandparent McDaniel grad): 16
Summa Cum Laude graduates: 31
Magna Cum Laude graduates: 29
Cum Laude graduates: 42
Honors Program graduates: 19
Number of different majors: 40
Number of self-designed majors: 3
Top five majors: Psychology, Communication, Business Administration, Political Science, Exercise Science and Physical Education
Graduates with most majors: 1 student has 3 majors
Most Jan Terms: 18 students with 3 Jan Terms
Flags of countries represented at today’s commencement: Nigeria, Hungary, Cyprus, Canada, Philippines, Turkey
Number of education minors: 15
Number of B.E.S.T. graduates: 7
Number of Budapest students who are graduating from the Westminster campus: 2
Number of students graduating in Budapest: 14