Undergraduate Class of 2022

Class of 2022

Undergraduate Class of 2022: By the Numbers*

1,437 Graduates
12 Graduate students with high honors
12 AB Graduate Students
19 Youngest graduate
75 Oldest graduate
38 States and territories (including Washington DC) represented
15 Countries represented (in addition to the United States)
125 Arts school graduates
348 Business school graduates
235 Graduates of the School of Education, Health and Human Performance
468 Graduates of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
95 Graduates of the School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs
276 Graduates of the School of Science and Mathematics

*Numbers subject to change once final Spring 2022 grades are released.

Main 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 graduated in three years
  • 66 are majors in the School of Science and Mathematics
  • 46 are majors in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 29 are majors at the School of Languages, Cultures and Global Affairs
  • 28 are majors at the School of Business
  • 21 are majors in the School of Education, Health and Human Performance
  • 3 are majors at the School of Arts
  • 93% of Honors College students received Latin honors
  • 35% of students will graduate summa cum laude
  • 26% of students will graduate magna cum laude
  • 33% of students will graduate with honors
  • 100% of students completed supervised research projects
  • 100% of students participated in local community service
  • 46% of students have participated in at least two undergraduate research experiences
  • 64% of students have presented research or shown the results of their creative work at a professional conference, symposium or public forum
  • 14% of students have published their research
  • 71% of students participated in an internship and/or other relevant work experience
  • 31% of students participated in two or more internships
  • 59% of students participated in at least four high-impact learning experiences
  • 73% of students held a student leadership position on campus or in the community
  • 26% of students have had at least one international experience
  • 38% of students have a job offer and plan to enter the job market
  • 27% of students have been admitted to a graduate or vocational school and plan to enroll
  • 13% of students received a scholarship, grant or scholarship for postgraduate 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, given to Honors College students who graduate with a 4.0 GPA
  • 1 student received the Presidential Award for Scholarship, Leadership and Service
  • 1 student received the Ted Stern Cup
  • 1 student received 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 Sisterhood Life Fellow of the Year

Undergraduate Class of 2022: Winners

  • Presidential Scholarship, Leadership and Service Award

    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 Ferrel
    Julia Horman
    Zachary Kronsberg
    Angus McCord
    Madeline Methvin

Class of 2022: in figures

139 Masters and Graduate Certificate Candidates
4 MA in Communication
5 MA in Community Planning, Policy and Design
2 MA in English
ten MA in History
3 MAT in Early Childhood Education
15 MAT in primary education
4 MAT in Performing Arts Education
8 M.Ed. in languages
2 M.Ed. in science and mathematics for teachers
6 M.Ed. in teaching, learning and advocacy
52 Master in Business Administration
4 Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
16 Master in Public Administration
7 MS in Accounting
9 MS in Childhood Life
4 MS in Computing and Information Science
8 MS in Environmental and Sustainability Studies
7 Concurrent Master’s Program in Environmental and Sustainability Studies and Master’s in Public Administration
ten MS in Historic Preservation
7 MS in Mathematical Sciences
5 MS in Marine Biology
5 Graduate Certificate in Arts and Culture Management
ten Graduate Certificate of English to Speakers of Other Languages
1 Graduate Certificate in Operations Research
6 Graduate Certificate in Special Education
2 Graduate Certificate in Urban Planning and Land Use Planning

*Numbers subject to change once final Spring 2022 grades are released.