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The number of degrees awarded in 2001-02 is 2,427 in June, 432 in February and 358 in September.
Bachelor of Science: 1,085 in June, 80 in February and 21 in September.
Master of Science: 1,093 in June, 219 in February and 178 in September.
Doctorate: 242 in June, 131 in February and 128 in September.
Engineer: seven in June, one in September and two in February.
DEGREES BY SCHOOL
Architecture and Planning: 132
Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences: 102
Health Sciences and Technology: 12
The breakdown of June graduates, according to the Registrar's Office, is as follows.
Underrepresented minorities: 177
Employment: 570, or 60 percent of the Class of 2002.
Graduate school: 296 (including 123 in Ph.D. programs, 26 in medical school and seven in law school), or 32 percent.
(Source: Office of Career Services and Preprofessional Advising's Graduating Student Survey, which had 932 respondents.)
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 12, 2002.