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Rate of Unemployment by Major

This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 22,809 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 Majors22,809
6.86%
Nuclear Engineering  5
0.0% 
Radiological Sciences  5
0.0% 
Genetics  5
0.0% 
Archaeology  
8
0.0% 
Meteorology  
8
0.0% 
Nutrition  8
12.5% 
PreDent and Dentistry  9
11.1% 
Neuroscience/ Cognitive Science  10
0.0% 
Linguistics  
11
18.2% 
PreVet and Veterinary  11
0.0% 
Astronomy  
11
0.0% 
Industrial Design  
13
23.1% 
Cultures/ Civilization  
14
21.4% 
Naval Engineering  16
6.3% 
Physical Therapy/ Exercise Science  
20
15.0% 
Athletics/ Training  
23
4.4% 
Urban Planning  
23
4.4% 
Natural Resources  
25
12.0% 
Zoology  
25
12.0% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department  26
15.4% 
Kinesiology  28
3.6% 
Animal Studies  
29
17.2% 
Public Health  
29
6.9% 
Telecommunications  29
0.0% 
Music - Composition/ Theory  
31
9.7% 
Video/ Media  37
10.8% 
Agriculture/ Horticulture  39
12.8% 
Automotive Engineering  45
4.4% 
Public Policy  
49
4.1% 
Interior Design  49
14.3% 
Pharmacy  52
3.9% 
Industrial Operations Engineering  58
10.3% 
School of Information  58
3.5% 
Undecided  
68
4.4% 
Chemical Engineering  75
2.7% 
Aerospace Engineering  83
6.0% 
Perfomance Arts  84
8.3% 
Social Work  
84
10.7% 
Anthropology  87
6.9% 
PreMed and Medical  91
2.2% 
Physics  94
5.3% 
Architecture  104
4.8% 
Philosophy  105
10.5% 
Music Education  106
2.8% 
PreLaw and Legal  114
8.8% 
Computer Engineering  123
6.5% 
Geography and Geosciences  124
6.5% 
Language - French/ Spanish/ etc.  136
5.2% 
Music - Performance  
143
7.7% 
Civil Engineering  145
12.4% 
Journalism  150
7.3% 
Fine Arts - Painting/ Sculpture/ Photography/ etc  160
5.6% 
Finance  181
6.1% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/ Graphic Design/ etc  187
7.0% 
Chemistry  190
4.2% 
Sociology  
190
4.2% 
Engineering Department  203
3.5% 
Criminal  216
5.6% 
Math  221
6.8% 
Mechanical Engineering  262
6.9% 
Electrical Engineering  275
3.6% 
Nursing  328
9.2% 
Art & Design Department  366
12.8% 
Religion/ Religious  
369
2.4% 
Accounting  397
6.8% 
Economics  
424
4.5% 
History/ Histories (art history/ etc.)  
491
5.7% 
Communications  569
7.0% 
Biology  579
5.7% 
Psychology  627
5.6% 
Computer Science  632
4.4% 
Political Science  637
5.0% 
English  645
4.8% 
Education  1038
8.6% 
Other  1196
10.3% 
Business - Management and Administration  1814
7.9% 
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