Class of 2011 by the numbers

May 21, 2011

Curious what the top five majors were for the Class of 2011? How many states and countries are represented among the graduates? Here is a close-up view of McDaniel's newest alumni, by the numbers.

Total number of degrees (bachelor’s and master’s):  845

Master’s degrees conferred Aug. 2009 - May 2011:  428

* August:  108
    * December:  120
    * May:  200

Master’s degree candidates May 2010:  200

Master’s degree candidates May 2010 with McDaniel (or WMC) B.A.s:  29

Bachelor’s degrees conferred Aug. 2009-May 2010 (including Budapest):  417

* August:  21
* December:  40
* May:  356

Bachelor’s degree candidates May 2010 (including Budapest):  356

UG students with 4.0 or higher:  15

Legacy graduates (parent or grandparent McDaniel grad):  18

College scholars (Honors Program graduates):  28

Summa Cum Laude graduates:  33

Magna Cum Laude graduates:  34

Cum Laude graduates:  59

Number of different majors:  43

Number of self-designed majors:  5

New Asian Studies major:  1st graduate

Top five majors: Psychology, Business Administration, Exercise Science and Physical Education, Sociology, Biology

States represented at today’s Commencement: 18
California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Maine, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia

Flags of countries represented at today’s commencement:  7
Botswana, China, Germany, Iran, Kenya, Peru, Romania

Most majors: 3 majors

Largest total number of UG credits:  172

UG graduates with most majors: 4 students each with 3 majors

Most Jan Terms:  9 students each with 3 Jan Terms

Greatest number of Affiliated Study Abroad credits: 22 credits

Number of education minors: 21

Number of B.E.S.T. graduates: 26

Number of Budapest campus graduates: 6 in Budapest, 3 at McDaniel main campus