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Class of 2014: By The Numbers

McDaniel College Class of 2014
May 23, 2014

Curious what the top five majors are for the Class of 2014? 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): 760

Number of master’s degrees conferred Aug. 2013-May 2014: 399

  • Aug. 2013 – 102
  • Dec. 2013 –  155
  • May 2014  – 142

Number of master’s degree candidates May 2014: 142

Number of master’s degree candidates May 2014 with McDaniel (or WMC) B.A.s: 25

Number of bachelor’s degrees conferred Aug. 2012-May 2013 (incl. Budapest): 361

  • Aug. 2013 – 10
  • Dec. 2013 –  29
  • May 2014 – 322

Number of bachelor’s degree candidates May 2014 (including Budapest): 322

Number of UG students with 4.0 or higher (no Spring 2014 grades included): 3

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

College scholars (Honors Program graduates): 21

Summa Cum Laude graduates: 24

Magna Cum Laude graduates: 25

Cum Laude graduates: 40

Number of different majors, graduate and undergraduate: 54

Number of self-designed majors: 2 (Neuroscience, Medieval Studies)

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

UG Graduates with most majors: 5 students with 3 majors

Most Jan Terms: 1 student with 5 Jan Terms

Graduates range in age from 20 to 58 years old.

Flags of 11 countries represented at today’s commencement: China, Ethiopia, Finland, Germany, Guatemala, India, Nigeria, Peru, Sierra Leone, Turkey and the United States of America.

Graduates hail from 23 states, including Maryland and Washington, D.C., Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Number of McDaniel Europe (Budapest, Hungary) graduates: 12 

  • Dec. 2013 graduates in Budapest – 6
  • May 2014 graduates in Budapest – 5
  • May 2013 Budapest graduates at McDaniel’s Westminster campus – 1

Number of Education minors: 31

Number of B.E.S.T. graduates: 35