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Rate of Unemployment by Major

This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 28,909 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 Majors28,909
6.65%
Accounting  411
6.6% 
Aerospace Engineering  98
5.1% 
Agriculture/ Horticulture  53
9.4% 
Animal Studies  
34
14.7% 
Anthropology  96
6.3% 
Archaeology  
15
0.0% 
Architecture  114
4.4% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department  40
10.0% 
Art & Design Department  380
13.2% 
Astronomy  
20
0.0% 
Athletics/ Training  
32
3.1% 
Automotive Engineering  54
3.7% 
Biology  589
5.9% 
Business - Management and Administration  1838
7.8% 
Chemical Engineering  91
2.2% 
Chemistry  199
4.0% 
Civil Engineering  152
11.8% 
Communications  583
6.9% 
Computer Engineering  132
6.1% 
Computer Science  654
4.1% 
Criminal  231
5.2% 
Cultures/ Civilization  
25
12.0% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/ Graphic Design/ etc  195
6.7% 
Economics  
434
4.4% 
Education  1058
8.4% 
Electrical Engineering  287
3.5% 
Engineering Department  215
3.3% 
English  657
4.9% 
Finance  189
5.8% 
Fine Arts - Painting/ Sculpture/ Photography/ etc  174
5.2% 
Genetics  22
0.0% 
Geography and Geosciences  138
5.8% 
History/ Histories (art history/ etc.)  
500
5.6% 
Industrial Design  
28
10.7% 
Industrial Operations Engineering  67
9.0% 
Interior Design  57
12.3% 
Journalism  159
6.3% 
Kinesiology  48
2.1% 
Language - French/ Spanish/ etc.  144
4.9% 
Linguistics  
27
7.4% 
Math  232
6.5% 
Mechanical Engineering  274
6.6% 
Meteorology  
17
0.0% 
Music - Composition/ Theory  
43
7.0% 
Music - Performance  
156
7.7% 
Music Education  123
2.4% 
Natural Resources  
38
7.9% 
Naval Engineering  35
2.9% 
Neuroscience/ Cognitive Science  23
0.0% 
Nuclear Engineering  17
0.0% 
Nursing  331
9.1% 
Nutrition  17
5.9% 
Other  1214
10.3% 
Perfomance Arts  99
7.1% 
Pharmacy  60
3.3% 
Philosophy  119
9.2% 
Physical Therapy/ Exercise Science  
25
12.0% 
Physics  109
4.6% 
Political Science  647
5.0% 
PreDent and Dentistry  18
5.6% 
PreLaw and Legal  124
8.1% 
PreMed and Medical  103
2.9% 
Preparatory  
17
0.0% 
PreVet and Veterinary  20
0.0% 
Psychology  637
5.8% 
Public Health  
36
5.6% 
Public Policy  
59
3.4% 
Radiological Sciences  15
0.0% 
Religion/ Religious  
389
2.3% 
School of Information  68
4.4% 
Social Work  
98
9.2% 
Sociology  
197
4.1% 
Telecommunications  35
0.0% 
Undecided  
74
5.4% 
Urban Planning  
33
3.0% 
Video/ Media  47
8.5% 
Zoology  
35
8.6% 

Zoology Major unemployment rate

_ZoologyAll Majors
Unemployed%9%7
Minimum Wage%11%4
All Others%66%89
More: Unemployment for all Majors *** not counting stay at home parents *** not counting those currently in grad school

Are things going well in Zoology?

Going Well%60
Not Going Well%40
More: All Majors Satisfaction ??? This is a social "life satisfaction" question. Overall, would people who graduated with a degree in Zoology say that their life is going well? It could be interpreted in terms of stress, salary, long hours, future prospects, etc. *** not counting those currently in grad school

Graduates who stayed in Zoology

Still in Field%49
Got out%51
More: All Majors Still in field ??? A high "got out" percentage can be interpreted a couple of ways -- for instance, perhaps the major is a great stepping stone to becoming a totally different career -- like a doctor. Or perhaps the jobs one gets with the major just aren't that great. *** not counting those currently in grad school

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