Princeton Weekly Bulletin   June 16, 2008, Vol. 97, No. 29   prev   next   current

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Commencement 2008

Princeton NJ — The University awarded degrees to 1,125 undergraduates and 743 graduate students at its 261st Commencement June 3. The undergraduate degrees included 1,121 to members of the class of 2008 and four to graduates from earlier classes.

Those receiving degrees from the class of 2008 included:

• 595 men

• 526 women

• 945 bachelor of arts

• 176 bachelor of science in engineering

A total of 484 undergraduates, or 43.2 percent of the class, received honors, including:

• 106 highest

• 160 high

• 218 honors

The graduate students receiving degrees included:

• 307 doctor of philosophy

• 288 master of arts

• 55 master in public affairs

• 23 master in architecture

• 21 master in finance

• 16 master in public policy

• 14 master of science in engineering

• 8 master in public affairs and urban and regional planning

• 4 master of engineering

• 4 master of fine arts

• 3 master of arts in Near Eastern studies

Source: Office of the Registrar

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