Graduates earn 817 degrees from the University of North Carolina at Asheville


About 12.6 percent of the 817 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of North Carolina at Asheville in 2017-18 were to students in visual and performing arts 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 Asheville conferred 103 bachelor's degrees in visual and performing arts programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general psychology. Data shows the school gave out 90 bachelor's degrees in general psychology, followed by 73 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management and 54 bachelor's degrees in environmental studies.

The university enrolled 3,852 students for 2017-18, including 3,826 in undergraduate programs and 26 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
Digital Arts
41
-
41
Art/Art Studies, General
24
-
24
Music Technology
14
-
14
Fine/Studio Arts, General
8
-
8
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
7
-
7
Jazz/Jazz Studies
4
-
4
Music, General
3
-
3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
2
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
103
-
103
12.6
Business Administration and Management, General
73
-
73
Accounting
23
-
23
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
96
-
96
11.8
Psychology, General
90
-
90
Psychology total
90
-
90
11
Sociology
33
-
33
Economics, General
19
-
19
Political Science and Government, General
18
-
18
Anthropology
7
-
7
Social Sciences total
77
-
77
9.4
Environmental Studies
54
-
54
Natural Resources and Conservation total
54
-
54
6.6
Public Health Education and Promotion
46
-
46
Health Professions and Related Programs total
46
-
46
5.6
Chemistry, General
27
-
27
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
11
-
11
Physics, General
8
-
8
Physical Sciences total
46
-
46
5.6
Mass Communication/Media Studies
44
-
44
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
44
-
44
5.4
English Language and Literature, General
43
-
43
English Language and Literature/Letters total
43
-
43
5.3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
41
-
41
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
41
-
41
5
History, General
32
-
32
History total
32
-
32
3.9
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
23
9
32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
23
9
32
3.9
Mathematics, General
30
-
30
Mathematics and Statistics total
30
-
30
3.7
Spanish Language and Literature
12
-
12
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
8
-
8
French Language and Literature
6
-
6
German Language and Literature
2
-
2
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
28
-
28
3.4
Computer Science
24
-
24
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
24
-
24
2.9
Engineering, General
22
-
22
Engineering total
22
-
22
2.7
Philosophy
4
-
4
Religion/Religious Studies
2
-
2
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
6
-
6
0.7
Women's Studies
3
-
3
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
3
-
3
0.4

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