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This list shows the percentages of people who are satisfied with their job, after graduating in each major.  It also shows the % who feel that things are generally going well. 

A variety of factors — such as number of years past graduation, whether or not they stayed in field/major, and the number of people surveyed affects this number.  We did not survey for personal factors such as marital, health, etc. 

Major# Job Satis.Going Well
Overall Average (of All Majors)22315
65.5%
72.5%
Accounting
527
71.0% 
76.3% 
Aerospace Engineering 103
72.8% 
75.7% 
Agriculture/Horticulture
51
52.9% 
60.8% 
Animal Studies
49
51.0% 
63.3% 
Anthropology 130
68.5% 
82.3% 
Archaeology
10
40.0% 
60.0% 
Architecture
143
72.0% 
74.8% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department
30
76.7% 
80.0% 
Art & Design Department
484
57.2% 
67.8% 
Astronomy
16
68.8% 
68.8% 
Athletics/Training
33
54.6% 
72.7% 
Automotive Engineering
68
55.9% 
55.9% 
Biology 827
78.6% 
86.0% 
Business - Management and Administration 2284
72.6% 
78.9% 
Chemical Engineering 105
76.2% 
81.9% 
Chemistry 249
77.9% 
83.1% 
Civil Engineering
185
75.7% 
80.5% 
Communications 700
73.0% 
85.1% 
Computer Engineering 164
67.1% 
66.5% 
Computer Science 798
68.6% 
76.7% 
Criminal 260
68.1% 
81.5% 
Cultures/Civilization
26
69.2% 
69.2% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc
245
61.6% 
72.7% 
Economics
525
79.2% 
85.5% 
Education 1308
78.4% 
83.4% 
Electrical Engineering 362
74.9% 
77.6% 
Engineering Department
261
70.5% 
77.0% 
English 907
70.6% 
81.7% 
Finance
227
80.2% 
83.7% 
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
214
58.4% 
72.0% 
Genetics
12
58.3% 
50.0% 
Geography and Geosciences 156
78.9% 
85.9% 
History/Histories (art history/etc.)
660
78.9% 
87.1% 
Industrial Design
19
73.7% 
84.2% 
Industrial Operations Engineering
70
72.9% 
77.1% 
Interior Design
71
52.1% 
63.4% 
Journalism 197
76.7% 
85.3% 
Kinesiology
42
69.1% 
73.8% 
Language - French/Spanish/etc.
167
73.7% 
80.8% 
Linguistics
24
58.3% 
54.2% 
Math 287
78.4% 
86.1% 
Mechanical Engineering
328
82.6% 
89.0% 
Meteorology
10
80.0% 
80.0% 
Music - Composition/Theory
60
60.0% 
78.3% 
Music - Performance
208
64.9% 
72.6% 
Music Education 126
78.6% 
85.7% 
Natural Resources
34
61.8% 
73.5% 
Naval Engineering
20
90.0% 
90.0% 
Neuroscience/Cognitive Science
15
60.0% 
73.3% 
Nuclear Engineering
11
45.5% 
63.6% 
Nursing
449
72.8% 
79.1% 
Nutrition
20
60.0% 
60.0% 
Other
1603
64.3% 
74.2% 
Perfomance Arts
123
68.3% 
76.4% 
Pharmacy
72
65.3% 
65.3% 
Philosophy 151
72.2% 
75.5% 
Physical Therapy/Exercise Science
44
47.7% 
52.3% 
Physics 140
72.1% 
77.1% 
Political Science 834
82.3% 
88.6% 
PreDent and Dentistry
17
64.7% 
58.8% 
PreLaw and Legal
146
74.0% 
78.1% 
PreMed and Medical 141
73.8% 
73.8% 
Preparatory
6
50.0% 
100.0% 
PreVet and Veterinary
14
57.1% 
71.4% 
Psychology 922
72.5% 
84.3% 
Public Health
51
51.0% 
56.9% 
Public Policy
70
74.3% 
81.4% 
Radiological Sciences
15
40.0% 
33.3% 
Religion/Religious
480
82.1% 
92.7% 
School of Information
72
75.0% 
75.0% 
Social Work
121
64.5% 
74.4% 
Sociology
263
79.9% 
84.8% 
Telecommunications
39
69.2% 
74.4% 
Undecided
103
55.3% 
71.8% 
Urban Planning
26
69.2% 
76.9% 
Video/Media
49
36.7% 
49.0% 
Zoology
31
71.0% 
61.3% 
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