Undergraduate Class of 2022

Graduate Class of 2022

Undergraduate Class of 2022: By the Numbers*

1,437Graduates
12Students graduating with top honors
12Students graduating with A.B. degrees
19Youngest graduate
75Oldest graduate
38States and territories (including Washington D.C.) represented
15Countries represented (in addition to U.S.)
125School of the Arts graduates
348School of Business graduates
235School of Education, Health, and Human Performance graduates
468School of Humanities and Social Sciences graduates
95School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs graduates
276School of Sciences and Mathematics graduates

* Numbers may change once final grades for spring 2022 are posted.

Top Majors

Communication: 136 students
Biology: 117 students
Psychology: 113 students
Business Administration: 90 students
Public Health: 88 students

Undergraduate Class of 2022: Honors College by the Numbers

  • 149 Students in the Class of 2022
  • 43 are double majors
  • 1 is a triple major
  • 8 students are graduating in three years
  • 66 are majors in the School of Sciences and Mathematics
  • 46 are majors in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 29 are majors in the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs
  • 28 are majors in the School of Business
  • 21 are majors in the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance
  • 3 are majors in the School of the Arts
  • 93 percent of Honors College students received Latin honors
  • 35 percent of students will graduate summa cum laude
  • 26 percent of students will graduate magna cum laude
  • 33 percent of students will graduate cum laude
  • 100 percent of students completed mentored research projects
  • 100 percent of students participated in local community service
  • 46 percent of students participated in two or more undergraduate research experiences
  • 64 percent of students presented research or showed the results of their creative work at a professional conference, symposium or public forum
  • 14 percent of students have published their research
  • 71 percent of students participated in an internship and/or another relevant professional experience
  • 31 percent of students participated in two or more internships
  • 59 percent of students participated in four or more high impact learning experiences
  • 73 percent of students held a student leadership position on campus or in the community
  • 26 percent of students had at least one international experience
  • 38 percent of students have a job offer and plan to enter the workforce
  • 27 percent of students have been admitted to a graduate or professional school and plan to enroll
  • 13 percent of students received a scholarship, grant or fellowship for post-graduate work
  • 26 students are members of the Charleston Fellows Program
  • 8 students are members of the International Scholars Program
  • 11 students participated in the Honors STEAM Entrepreneurship-Living Learning Community (E-LLC)
  • 2 students received a Goldwater Scholarship
  • 1 student received a NOAA Hollings Scholarship
  • 7 students are recipients of the John Lewis Gervais, Jr. Award, awarded to Honors College students who graduate with a 4.0 GPA
  • 1 student was a recipient of the Presidential Award for Scholarship, Leadership, and Service
  • 1 student was a recipient of the Ted Stern Cup
  • 1 student was the recipient of the Stephen C. Osborne and George P. Watt, Jr. Bonner Leader of the Year Award
  • 1 student was a member of the Higdon Center Hall of Leaders
  • 1 student was the Fraternity and Sorority Life Scholar of the Year

Undergraduate Class of 2022: Award Winners

  • Presidential Award for Scholarship, Leadership and Service
    Sophia G. Gierszal and Kate E. Coffey
  • Alexander Chambliss Connelley Award
    Leah B. Martin
  • The Theodore S. Stern Cup 
    D. Ryan Thompson and Lilly P. Fair
  • Stephen C. Osborne ’73 and George P. Watt Jr. Bonner Leader of the Year
    Emma Lynn Burton
  • John Lewis Gervais Jr. Award
    Madison Skylar Daniel
    Emma Burton
    Rowan Emerson
    Christina Ferrell
    Julia Hormann
    Zachary Kronsberg
    Angus McCord
    Madeline Methvin

 

graduate student at commencement

Graduate Class of 2022: By the Numbers

139Master’s degree and graduate certificate candidates
4M.A. in Communication
5M.A. in Community Planning, Policy, and Design
2M.A. in English
10M.A. in History
3M.A.T. in Early Childhood Education
15M.A.T. in Elementary Education
4M.A.T. in Performing Arts Education
8M.Ed. in Languages
2M.Ed. in Science and Mathematics for Teachers
6M.Ed. in Teaching, Learning and Advocacy
52Master of Business Administration
4Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
16Master of Public Administration
7M.S. in Accountancy
9M.S. in Child Life
4M.S. in Computer and Information Science
8M.S. in Environmental and Sustainability Studies
7M.S. in Environmental and Sustainability Studies & Master of Public Administration concurrent program
10M.S. in Historic Preservation
7M.S. in Mathematical Sciences
5M.S. in Marine Biology
5Arts and Cultural Management Graduate Certificate
10English to Speakers of Other Languages Graduate Certificate
1Operations Research Graduate Certificate
6Special Education Graduate Certificate
2Urban and Regional Planning Graduate Certificate

* Numbers may change once final grades for spring 2022 are posted.

Graduate Class of 2021: Award Winners

Outstanding Graduate Students (Includes spring and summer 2022 students)

  • M.A. in English – Noah Goodman and Abby Stahl
  • M.A.T. in Early Childhood Education – Ceili O’Donnell
  • M.A.T. in Performing Arts Education – Jill Goodman
  • Master of Business Administration – Kendyl Churchman, Michael Lee, Katelin Studrawa and Sarah Thanhauser
  • M.Ed. in Languages – Olga Long, Daniela Tripon and Emily Wilson
  • M.Ed. in Teaching, Learning and Advocacy – Joshua McCall and Jessica Montezuma
  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing – Abigail Fitzpatrick, Angelica Manglona, Michael Plunkett and Robert Welborn
  • Master of Public Administration – Maria Belén Vitello
  • M.S. in Child Life – Alexandra Devuono
  • M.S. in Marine Biology – Augustus Snyder and Taylor Williams
  • M.S. in Mathematical Sciences – Maddox Johnston, Michael Lanier and May Nguyen
  • Graduate Certificate in Arts and Cultural Management – Sarah Bowdoin, Latesha Smith and Hannah Wayne