Degree Completions

Bellarmine University also measures student achievement by the number of degrees it confers each year. Since 2009, the University has increased the number of bachelor’s degrees it awarded each year from 395 to 575, and increased the total number of degrees (all levels) each year from 700 to 901. Bellarmine also awards doctorate degrees (research/scholarship) in Education and Social Change, Leadership in Higher Education, and doctorate degrees (professional) in Nursing Practice and Physical Therapy.

 

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

Bachelor's degree

395

505

538

553

601

504

575

Postsecondary award, certificate, or diploma (at least 2 but less than 4 academic years)

0

1

0

1

1

0

0

Postbaccalaureate certificate

8

4

16

7

8

7

6

Master's degree

255

224

273

260

250

232

249

Doctoral degree - professional practice

42

46

49

54

56

64

68

Doctoral degree - research/scholarship

0

0

0

0

1

3

3

Total:

700

780

876

875

917

810

901