Class of 2013 by the Numbers

Fellow McDaniel graduates celebrate together.
May 25, 2013

Curious what the top five majors were for the Class of 2013? 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):  900

Number of master’s degrees conferred Aug. 2012-May 2013:  488

  • Aug. 2012 –  168
  • Dec. 2012 –  125
  • May 2013  –  195

Number of master’s degree candidates May 2013: 195

Number of master’s degree candidates May 2013 with McDaniel (or WMC) B.A.s: 53

Number of bachelor’s degrees conferred Aug. 2012-May 2013 (incl. Budapest): 370

  • Aug. 2012 – 9
  • Dec. 2012 –  27
  • May 2013 – 334

Number of bachelor’s degree candidates May 2013 (including Budapest): 334

Number of UG students with 4.0 or higher (no Spring 2013 grades included): 4

Number of legacy graduates (parent or grandparent McDaniel grad): 18

College scholars (Honors Program graduates): 25

Summa Cum Laude graduates: 22

Magna Cum Laude graduates: 36

Cum Laude graduates: 40

Number of different majors, graduate and undergraduate58

Number of self-designed majors: 2 (Neuroscience, Human Services)

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

UG Graduates with most majors: 2 students with 3 majors

Most Jan Terms: 1 student with 4 Jan Terms

Graduates range in age from 19 to 61 years old.

Flags of 20 countries represented at today’s commencement: Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Kenya, Nigeria, Peru, Portugal, Sierra Leone, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam.

Graduates hail from 24 states, including Maryland and Washington, D.C., California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Massachusetts, Maine, Minnesota, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia.

Number of McDaniel Europe (Budapest, Hungary) graduates: 22

  • Dec. 2012 graduates in Budapest – 5
  • May 2013 graduates in Budapest – 16
  • May 2013 Budapest graduates at McDaniel’s Westminster campus – 1

Number of education minors:  21

Number of B.E.S.T. graduates: 27