Yale Commencement Facts and Figures

At Yale University’s 299th Commencement today, 2,779 degrees were conferred, plus 255 awarded provisionally to students of the Law School.
All figures are subject to change. The breakdown is as follows:

    HONORARY DEGREES: 10

YALE COLLEGE
Bachelor of Arts 1,139
Bachelor of Science 246
Total1,385

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
Master of Architecture 51
Master of Environmental Design 1
Bachelor of Architecture 1
Total 53

SCHOOL OF ART
Master of Fine Arts 56

SCHOOL OF DIVINITY
Master of Arts in Religion 41
Master of Divinity 46
Master of Sacred Theology 13
Total 100

SCHOOL OF DRAMA
Master of Fine Arts 54
Certificate in Drama 1
Total 55

DEPARTMENT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Master of Public Health 91
Doctor of Public Health 1
Total 92

SCHOOL OF FORESTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Master of Forestry 8
Master of Forest Science 9
Master of Environmental Management 48
Master of Environmental Studies 9
Master of Environmental Science 11
Doctor of Forestry and ES 3
Total 88

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Master of Arts 119
Master of Science 40
Master of Engineering 2
Master of Philosophy 92
Doctor of Philosophy 168
Total 421

LAW SCHOOL*
Master of Laws (LLM) 27
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) 5
Juris Doctors (JD) 202
Doctor of the Science of Law (JSD) 5
Total 255

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Master of Business Administration 194
Master of Public and Private Management 1
Total 195

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Doctor of Medicine 111

SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Artist Diploma 9
Certificate in Performance 3
Master of Music 62
Master of Musical Arts 4
Doctor of Musical Arts 6
Total 84

SCHOOL OF NURSING
Certificate in Nursing 49
Master of Science in Nursing 62
Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing 3
Doctor of Nursing Science 2
Total 116

* The Law School spring term ends after Commencement. The law faculty will vote on degree candidates on May 31, 2000, and, therefore, the number of degrees listed above must be considered provisional.

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