Commencement 2013 by the numbers

At Yale University’s 312th Commencement on May 20, nine honorary doctorates and 3084 earned degrees were conferred, in addition to 231 that were awarded provisionally to students of the Yale Law School and 31 to students in the Physician Assistant program, which will be conferred in December. All figures are subject to change. The degrees were awarded as follows:


YALE COLLEGE

Bachelor of Arts, 940
Bachelor of Science, 326
Total:    1266

 
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

Master of Architecture,  77
Master of Environmental Design,  2
Total:   79

 
SCHOOL OF ART

Master of Fine Arts,  64
Total:  64


SCHOOL OF DIVINITY

Master of Arts in Religion, 65    
Master of Divinity,   66
Masters of Sacred Theology,  13
Total: 144


SCHOOL OF DRAMA

Master of Fine Arts,  66
Certificate in Drama,   1
Doctor of Fine Arts, 4
Total:   71


SCHOOL OF FORESTRY & ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Master of Environmental Management, 71
Master of Environmental Science,  27
Master of Forestry,  9
Master of Forest Science,   2
Total:   109

 

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES*

Master of Arts,  189
Master of Science, 100
Master of Philosophy,  119
Doctor of Philosophy,   222
Total:  630

 

LAW SCHOOL**

Juris Doctor,   206
Master of Laws,  21
Master of Studies in Law, 2
Doctor of the Science of Law,  2
Total:  231
 


SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

Master of Business Administration, 242
Master of Advanced Management, 20
Total: 262

 

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE***

Doctor of Medicine,   89
Certificate in Global Medicine, 6
Master of  Medical Science,   31
Master of Health Science,   27
Total:   153
 


SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Doctor of Musical Arts,   6
Master of Music,  83
Master of Musical Arts,  7
Artist Diploma,  29
Certificate in Performance,  1
Total:   126
 

SCHOOL OF NURSING

Master of Science in Nursing, 100
Total:  100


SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Master of Public Health,   112
Total:  112
 

* The Graduate School Dean will present students who earned degrees in December 2012 as well as those earning degrees today. They are: Master of Arts,  97; Master of Science;  100, Master of Philosophy,  262; Ph.D.,  158. December total: 665. Combined totals for December and May: M.A.,  286; M.S.,  200; M.Phil., 381;  Ph.D.,  380. Total: 1247 degrees both dates.
 
** The Law School spring term ends after Commencement. The law faculty will vote later on degree candidates and, therefore, the number of degrees listed above must be considered provisional.
 
*** Students in the Physician Assistant Program at the School of Medicine will not complete their degrees until December, but they will participate in Commencement.