Astronomy Undergraduate Students at BYU

Number of Astronomy Majors: The BS in Physics and Astronomy major started in the BYU Department of Physics and Astronomy in 1998.  Below is a table of the growth of the program since that time.  This is the number declared as majors as of the beginning of fall semester of the year given.  We did not begin tracking the male/female ratio until 2004, or the number of astronomy minors until 2010.

Year # of Majors Male Female # of Minors
1998 27 --- --- ---
1999 27 --- --- ---
2000 53 --- --- ---
2001 47 --- --- ---
2002 51 --- --- ---
2003 56 --- --- ---
2004 71 49 22 ---
2005 63 43 20 ---
2006 54 32 22 ---
2007 58 34 24 ---
2008 57 30 27 ---
2009 54 37 17 ---
2010 67 45 22 11
2011 58 37 21 14
2012 49 31 18 20
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