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Rate of Unemployment by Major

This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 22,751 alumni who have taken our survey.

The number of surveys, years, major, motivation levels and tenacity all play a role in employment rates, and overall employability.

Not all the numbers are statistically significant -- they are generated from varying survey data -- use your best judgement

Major (sort)# Unemployment Rate
Average for all Majors22,751
6.86%
Accounting  397
6.8% 
Aerospace Engineering  83
6.0% 
Agriculture/ Horticulture  39
12.8% 
Animal Studies  
28
17.9% 
Anthropology  87
6.9% 
Archaeology  
7
0.0% 
Architecture  104
4.8% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department  25
16.0% 
Art & Design Department  366
12.8% 
Astronomy  
11
0.0% 
Athletics/ Training  
21
4.8% 
Automotive Engineering  45
4.4% 
Biology  578
5.7% 
Business - Management and Administration  1813
7.9% 
Chemical Engineering  74
2.7% 
Chemistry  190
4.2% 
Civil Engineering  144
12.5% 
Communications  567
7.1% 
Computer Engineering  123
6.5% 
Computer Science  632
4.4% 
Criminal  216
5.6% 
Cultures/ Civilization  
14
21.4% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/ Graphic Design/ etc  187
7.0% 
Economics  
424
4.5% 
Education  1036
8.5% 
Electrical Engineering  275
3.6% 
Engineering Department  201
3.5% 
English  642
4.8% 
Finance  181
6.1% 
Fine Arts - Painting/ Sculpture/ Photography/ etc  159
5.7% 
Genetics  5
0.0% 
Geography and Geosciences  124
6.5% 
History/ Histories (art history/ etc.)  
489
5.7% 
Industrial Design  
13
23.1% 
Industrial Operations Engineering  58
10.3% 
Interior Design  49
14.3% 
Journalism  150
7.3% 
Kinesiology  27
3.7% 
Language - French/ Spanish/ etc.  136
5.2% 
Linguistics  
11
18.2% 
Math  221
6.8% 
Mechanical Engineering  262
6.9% 
Meteorology  
8
0.0% 
Music - Composition/ Theory  
31
9.7% 
Music - Performance  
143
7.7% 
Music Education  104
2.9% 
Natural Resources  
24
12.5% 
Naval Engineering  15
6.7% 
Neuroscience/ Cognitive Science  10
0.0% 
Nuclear Engineering  5
0.0% 
Nursing  327
9.2% 
Nutrition  7
14.3% 
Other  1193
10.3% 
Perfomance Arts  83
8.4% 
Pharmacy  52
3.9% 
Philosophy  104
10.6% 
Physical Therapy/ Exercise Science  
20
15.0% 
Physics  94
5.3% 
Political Science  637
5.0% 
PreDent and Dentistry  9
11.1% 
PreLaw and Legal  114
8.8% 
PreMed and Medical  91
2.2% 
PreVet and Veterinary  11
0.0% 
Psychology  627
5.6% 
Public Health  
29
6.9% 
Public Policy  
48
4.2% 
Radiological Sciences  5
0.0% 
Religion/ Religious  
369
2.4% 
School of Information  58
3.5% 
Social Work  
84
10.7% 
Sociology  
190
4.2% 
Telecommunications  28
0.0% 
Undecided  
66
4.6% 
Urban Planning  
23
4.4% 
Video/ Media  37
10.8% 
Zoology  
24
12.5% 
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