Graduates earn 942 degrees from the University of Hawaii at Hilo


About 22.2 percent of the 942 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Hawaii at Hilo in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related 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 public institution in Hilo conferred 129 bachelor's degrees and 80 doctor's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a doctor's degree in pharmacy. Data shows the school gave out 75 doctor's degrees in pharmacy, followed by 75 bachelor's degrees in kinesiology and exercise science and 69 bachelor's degrees in pharmacy.

The university enrolled 3,539 students for 2017-18, including 2,971 in undergraduate programs and 568 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Pharmacy
69
75
144
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
60
-
60
Nursing Practice
-
3
3
Pharmaceutical Sciences
-
2
2
Health Professions and Related Programs total
129
80
209
22.2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
75
-
75
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
75
-
75
8
Sociology
28
-
28
Political Science and Government, General
21
-
21
Geography
13
-
13
Anthropology
10
-
10
Economics, General
3
-
3
Social Sciences total
75
-
75
8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
40
-
40
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
33
-
33
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
73
-
73
7.8
Psychology, General
57
-
57
Counseling Psychology
-
11
11
Psychopharmacology
-
-
-
Psychology total
57
11
68
7.2
Business Administration and Management, General
45
-
45
Accounting
21
-
21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
66
-
66
7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
48
-
48
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
48
-
48
5.1
Education, General
-
22
22
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
22
22
Education total
-
44
44
4.7
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
42
-
42
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
42
-
42
4.5
American Indian/Native American Studies
16
-
16
Japanese Studies
13
-
13
Women's Studies
6
-
6
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
35
-
35
3.7
Environmental Science
10
12
22
Environmental Studies
9
-
9
Natural Resources and Conservation total
19
12
31
3.3
Agriculture, General
26
-
26
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
26
-
26
2.8
Linguistics
16
-
16
American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
-
8
8
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
16
8
24
2.5
English Language and Literature, General
22
-
22
English Language and Literature/Letters total
22
-
22
2.3
Geology/Earth Science, General
9
-
9
Physics, General
4
-
4
Chemistry, General
4
-
4
Astronomy
2
-
2
Physical Sciences total
19
-
19
2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
17
-
17
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
17
-
17
1.8
Computer Science
16
-
16
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
16
-
16
1.7
Music, General
9
-
9
Art/Art Studies, General
5
-
5
Visual and Performing Arts total
14
-
14
1.5
History, General
13
-
13
History total
13
-
13
1.4
Mathematics, General
10
-
10
Mathematics and Statistics total
10
-
10
1.1
Philosophy
8
-
8
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
8
-
8
0.8
Natural Sciences
5
-
5
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis
-
2
2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
5
2
7
0.7

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