About 43.9 percent of the 319 degrees and certificates handed out by the Virginia Union University in 2016-17 were to students in Theology and Religious Vocations 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 Richmond conferred 127 master's degrees and 13 doctor's degrees in Theology and Religious Vocations programs.
But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in Divinity/Ministry. Data shows the school gave out 127 master's degrees in Divinity/Ministry, followed by 40 bachelor's degrees in Criminology and 23 bachelor's degrees in Psychology, General.
The university enrolled 1,815 students for 2016-17, including 1,393 in undergraduate programs and 422 in graduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Theology and Religious Vocations total
Business Administration and Management, General
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
History Teacher Education
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
Mathematics and Statistics total
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters total
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music Performance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Visual and Performing Arts total