About 94.5 percent of the 960 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 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 Rock conferred 324 doctor's degrees and 262 bachelor's degrees in health professions and related programs.
But the single most popular program was for a doctor's degree in medicine. Data shows the school gave out 159 doctor's degrees in medicine, followed by 138 master's degrees in nursing science and 132 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse.
The university enrolled 2,836 students for 2017-18, including 646 in undergraduate programs and 2,190 in graduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
Biological and Physical Sciences
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total