Graduates earn 791 degrees, certificates from Smith College


About 17.7 percent of the 791 degrees and certificates handed out by Smith College in 2017-18 were to students in social sciences programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Northampton conferred 140 bachelor's degrees in social sciences programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in social work. Data shows the school gave out 101 master's degrees in social work, followed by 61 bachelor's degrees in general political science and government and 48 bachelor's degrees in general engineering.

The college enrolled 2,918 students for 2017-18, including 2,521 in undergraduate programs and 397 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Political Science and Government, General
61
-
-
61
Economics, General
46
-
-
46
Sociology
24
-
-
24
Anthropology
9
-
-
9
Social Sciences total
140
-
-
140
17.7
Social Work
-
107
-
107
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
107
-
107
13.5
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
44
2
-
46
Neuroscience
23
-
-
23
Biochemistry
15
-
-
15
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
82
2
-
84
10.6
American/United States Studies/Civilization
8
-
9
17
Women's Studies
14
-
-
14
African-American/Black Studies
10
-
-
10
East Asian Studies
4
-
-
4
Latin American Studies
2
-
-
2
Italian Studies
2
-
-
2
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
1
-
-
1
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
41
-
9
50
6.3
Engineering, General
48
-
-
48
Engineering total
48
-
-
48
6.1
Chemistry, General
21
-
-
21
Physics, General
12
-
-
12
Geology/Earth Science, General
11
-
-
11
Astronomy
3
-
-
3
Physical Sciences total
47
-
-
47
5.9
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
45
-
-
45
Psychology total
45
-
-
45
5.7
Fine/Studio Arts, General
14
-
-
14
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
11
-
-
11
Dance, General
5
3
-
8
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
6
1
-
7
Music, General
2
-
-
2
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
2
-
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
40
4
-
44
5.6
English Language and Literature, General
41
-
-
41
English Language and Literature/Letters total
41
-
-
41
5.2
Mathematics, General
19
-
10
29
Statistics, Other
1
-
-
1
Mathematics and Statistics total
20
-
10
30
3.8
Education, General
15
-
-
15
Elementary Education and Teaching
-
7
-
7
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
6
-
6
Education total
15
13
-
28
3.5
Spanish Language and Literature
9
-
-
9
French Language and Literature
5
-
-
5
Comparative Literature
5
-
-
5
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
4
-
-
4
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
2
-
-
2
Portuguese Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
German Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
Latin Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
27
-
-
27
3.4
Computer Science
26
-
-
26
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
26
-
-
26
3.3
Environmental Studies
19
-
-
19
Natural Resources and Conservation total
19
-
-
19
2.4
Philosophy
9
-
-
9
Jewish/Judaic Studies
3
-
-
3
Religion/Religious Studies
2
-
-
2
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
14
-
-
14
1.8
History, General
11
-
-
11
History total
11
-
-
11
1.4
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
11
-
-
11
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
11
-
-
11
1.4
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
-
10
-
10
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
10
-
10
1.3
Architecture
9
-
-
9
Architecture and Related Services total
9
-
-
9
1.1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
-
-
-
-

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