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Class of 2009 by the Numbers

May 26, 2009

Curious what the top five majors were for the Class of 2009? Here is a close-up view of McDaniel's newest alumni, by the numbers.

Total number of degrees (bachelor’s and master’s): 925

Master’s degrees conferred Aug. 2008 - May 2009: 477

  • August: 123
  • December: 159
  • May: 195

Master’s degree candidates May 2009: 195

Master’s degree candidates with McDaniel (or WMC) B.A.s: 52

Bachelor’s degrees conferred Aug. 2008-May 2009: 448

  • August: 14
  • December: 45
  • May: 389 (including Budapest)

Bachelor’s degree candidates May 2009: 389 (including Budapest)

UG students with 4.0 or higher: 22

Legacy graduates (parent or grandparent McDaniel grad): 18

College scholars (Honors Program graduates): 25

Summa Cum Laude graduates: 30

Magna Cum Laude graduates: 30

Cum Laude graduates: 43

Number of different majors: 41

Number of self-designed majors: 4

Top five majors:

  • Business Administration
  • Psychology
  • Communication
  • Political Science
  • Biology

Flags of countries represented at commencement:

  • France
  • Hungary
  • Jamaica
  • Mongolia
  • Nigeria
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • Turkey
  • U.K.
  • U.S.
  • Vietnam.

Highest UG credits completed: 192 credits

UG Graduates with most majors: 7 students with 3 majors each

Most Jan Terms: 2 students with 4 Jan Terms

Education minors: 29

B.E.S.T. graduates: 10

Budapest graduates: 16 in Budapest, 1 Budapest student on main campus

Greatest number of Study Abroad credits: 37 credits

 
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