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Class of 2012 by the Numbers

May 19, 2012

Curious what the top five majors were for the Class of 2012? 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): 792

Number of master’s degrees conferred Aug. 2011-May 2012: 453

  • Aug. 2011 –  117
  • Dec. 2011 –  143
  • May 2012  –  193

Number of master’s degree candidates May 2012: 193

Number of master’s degree candidates May 2012 with McDaniel (or WMC) B.A.s: 22

Number of bachelor’s degrees conferred Aug. 2011-May 2012 (incl. Budapest): 339

  • Aug. 2011 – 14
  • Dec. 2011 –  42
  • May 2012 – 283

Number of bachelor’s degree candidates May 2012 (including Budapest): 283

Number of UG students with 4.0 or higher (no Spring2012 grades included): 6

Number of legacy graduates (parent or grandparent McDaniel grad): 17

College scholars (Honors Program graduates): 21

Summa Cum Laude graduates: 28

Magna Cum Laude graduates: 30

Cum Laude graduates: 36

Number of different majors: 36

Number of self-designed majors: 2

Top five majors: Psychology, English, Exercise Science and Physical Education, Business Administration, Communication

UG Graduates with most majors: 7 students with 3 majors

Most Jan Terms: 1 student with 4 Jan Terms

Graduates range in age from 20 to 60 years old.

Flags of 14 countries represented at today’s commencement: Albania, Cameroon, China, Cyprus, Hungary, India, Israel, Nepal, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Taiwan, United States, and Zambia

Number of Budapest graduates: 7

  • 2 Dec. 2011 graduates in Budapest
  • 3 May 2012 graduates in Budapest
  • 2 May 2012 Budapest graduates at McDaniel’s Westminster campus

Number of education minors: 40

Number of B.E.S.T. graduates: 33

 
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