Each year, Brigham Young University grants nearly 8,500 degrees to students in April, August and December. Commencement Exercises are held in April and August. Those who graduate in December are invited to participate in the April ceremonies that follow their graduation. Those who graduate in June are invited to participate in the August ceremonies that follow their graduation.
Preliminary Highlights of the December 2012 and April 2013 Graduating Class
Approximate total degrees: 1724 for December, 4277 for April, for a combined total of 6001 degrees.
|December 2012||April 2013||Combined|
|Bachelor Degree||1482||Bachelor Degree||3599||Bachelor Degree||5081|
|Master Degree||191||Master Degree||533||Master Degree||724|
|Doctor Degree||51||Doctor Degree||145||Doctor Degree||196|
Total degrees by gender: 3249 (54.1%) male and 2752 (45.9%) female.
|Average age of graduates|
|Average Age of All Graduates||25.5|
Oldest student receiving a Bachelor Degree is 66 years old.
State or country of origin: Graduates came from 48 states, 6 territories, and 69 foreign countries.
|Undegraduates receiving bachelor degrees by college in December 2012 and April 2013:|
|Family, Home and Social Sciences||935||18.40%|
|Fine Arts and Communications||528||10.39%|
|Engineering and Technology||502||9.88%|
|Physical and Mathematical Sciences||295||5.81%|
|International and Area Studies||104||2.05%|
|Total number of undergraduates||5081|