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Rate of Unemployment by Major

This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 26,990 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 Majors26,990
8.29%
Archaeology  
15
0.0% 
Preparatory  
17
0.0% 
Meteorology  
17
0.0% 
Nuclear Engineering  18
0.0% 
Radiological Sciences  18
0.0% 
Nutrition  18
11.1% 
Astronomy  
20
0.0% 
PreVet and Veterinary  21
4.8% 
Genetics  22
0.0% 
PreDent and Dentistry  24
29.2% 
Cultures/ Civilization  
25
12.0% 
Neuroscience/ Cognitive Science  25
0.0% 
Linguistics  
28
7.1% 
Physical Therapy/ Exercise Science  
28
10.7% 
Industrial Design  
29
10.3% 
Urban Planning  
33
3.0% 
Athletics/ Training  
35
2.9% 
Zoology  
36
8.3% 
Telecommunications  36
0.0% 
Naval Engineering  37
8.1% 
Animal Studies  
39
12.8% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department  40
10.0% 
Natural Resources  
40
7.5% 
Public Health  
41
4.9% 
Music - Composition/ Theory  
45
6.7% 
Video/ Media  47
8.5% 
Kinesiology  51
2.0% 
Automotive Engineering  56
3.6% 
Agriculture/ Horticulture  58
13.8% 
Public Policy  
61
3.3% 
Interior Design  63
12.7% 
Pharmacy  66
3.0% 
Industrial Operations Engineering  71
8.5% 
School of Information  74
4.1% 
Undecided  
75
5.3% 
Chemical Engineering  93
2.2% 
Anthropology  99
6.1% 
Aerospace Engineering  103
6.8% 
Social Work  
106
8.5% 
Perfomance Arts  110
6.4% 
PreMed and Medical  112
5.4% 
Physics  115
5.2% 
Architecture  119
5.0% 
Music Education  125
2.4% 
PreLaw and Legal  130
10.8% 
Philosophy  131
9.2% 
Computer Engineering  134
6.7% 
Language - French/ Spanish/ etc.  144
4.9% 
Geography and Geosciences  146
5.5% 
Civil Engineering  162
12.4% 
Music - Performance  
164
8.5% 
Journalism  168
7.7% 
Fine Arts - Painting/ Sculpture/ Photography/ etc  188
5.9% 
Finance  193
5.7% 
Chemistry  207
4.4% 
Sociology  
209
3.8% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/ Graphic Design/ etc  215
10.2% 
Criminal  234
5.1% 
Math  242
6.2% 
Mechanical Engineering  291
6.9% 
Electrical Engineering  298
3.7% 
Nursing  379
9.2% 
Art & Design Department  396
12.9% 
Religion/ Religious  
398
2.5% 
Accounting  434
7.6% 
Economics  
451
4.7% 
Engineering Department  467
52.5% 
History/ Histories (art history/ etc.)  
544
5.7% 
Communications  613
7.3% 
Biology  620
5.8% 
Political Science  669
5.8% 
Psychology  676
6.7% 
English  688
4.7% 
Computer Science  700
5.0% 
Education  1089
8.6% 
Other  1310
10.5% 
Business - Management and Administration  1932
8.3% 

Business - Management and Administration Major unemployment rate

_Business - Management and AdministrationAll Majors
Unemployed%8%8
Minimum Wage%3%4
All Others%88%87
More: Unemployment for all Majors *** not counting stay at home parents *** not counting those currently in grad school

Are things going well in Business - Management and Administration?

Going Well%84
Not Going Well%16
More: All Majors Satisfaction ??? This is a social "life satisfaction" question. Overall, would people who graduated with a degree in Business - Management and Administration 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 Business - Management and Administration

Still in Field%69
Got out%31
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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