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Rate of Unemployment by Major

This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 25,879 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 Majors 25,879
6.83%
Archaeology  
15
0.0% 
Radiological Sciences  16
0.0% 
Nuclear Engineering  17
0.0% 
Preparatory  
17
0.0% 
Meteorology  
17
0.0% 
Nutrition  17
5.9% 
Astronomy  
20
0.0% 
PreVet and Veterinary  21
4.8% 
Genetics  22
0.0% 
Neuroscience/ Cognitive Science  23
0.0% 
PreDent and Dentistry  24
29.2% 
Cultures/ Civilization  
25
12.0% 
Linguistics  
28
7.1% 
Physical Therapy/ Exercise Science  
28
10.7% 
Industrial Design  
29
10.3% 
Athletics/ Training  
32
3.1% 
Urban Planning  
33
3.0% 
Animal Studies  
34
14.7% 
Zoology  
35
8.6% 
Telecommunications  35
0.0% 
Naval Engineering  35
2.9% 
Public Health  
36
5.6% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department  40
10.0% 
Natural Resources  
40
7.5% 
Music - Composition/ Theory  
44
6.8% 
Video/ Media  47
8.5% 
Kinesiology  49
2.0% 
Automotive Engineering  55
3.6% 
Agriculture/ Horticulture  56
12.5% 
Public Policy  
59
3.4% 
Pharmacy  61
3.3% 
Interior Design  63
12.7% 
Industrial Operations Engineering  69
8.7% 
School of Information  73
4.1% 
Undecided  
75
5.3% 
Chemical Engineering  91
2.2% 
Anthropology  97
6.2% 
Perfomance Arts  99
7.1% 
Aerospace Engineering  102
5.9% 
Social Work  
105
8.6% 
PreMed and Medical  106
5.7% 
Physics  114
5.3% 
Architecture  116
5.2% 
Philosophy  120
9.2% 
Music Education  123
2.4% 
PreLaw and Legal  126
9.5% 
Computer Engineering  133
6.0% 
Geography and Geosciences  142
5.6% 
Language - French/ Spanish/ etc.  144
4.9% 
Civil Engineering  154
12.3% 
Music - Performance  
160
7.5% 
Journalism  167
7.2% 
Fine Arts - Painting/ Sculpture/ Photography/ etc  179
5.6% 
Finance  191
5.8% 
Sociology  
200
4.0% 
Chemistry  204
3.9% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/ Graphic Design/ etc  205
10.2% 
Engineering Department  225
3.6% 
Criminal  232
5.2% 
Math  234
6.4% 
Mechanical Engineering  278
6.5% 
Electrical Engineering  290
3.8% 
Nursing  350
8.9% 
Art & Design Department  392
13.0% 
Religion/ Religious  
395
2.3% 
Accounting  418
6.9% 
Economics  
442
4.5% 
History/ Histories (art history/ etc.)  
522
5.8% 
Communications  593
7.1% 
Biology  600
5.8% 
Psychology  658
6.7% 
Political Science  660
5.6% 
English  668
4.8% 
Computer Science  675
4.2% 
Education  1071
8.5% 
Other  1245
10.6% 
Business - Management and Administration  1886
8.1% 

Business - Management and Administration Major unemployment rate

_ Business - Management and Administration All Majors
Unemployed %8 %7
Minimum Wage %3 %4
All Others %88 %88
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 %85
Not Going Well %15
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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