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This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 22,173 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 Majors22,173
6.82%
Nuclear Engineering  
5
0.0% 
Radiological Sciences  
6
0.0% 
Genetics  
6
0.0% 
Archaeology  
7
0.0% 
Nutrition  
7
14.3% 
Meteorology  
8
0.0% 
Neuroscience/Cognitive Science  
8
0.0% 
PreDent and Dentistry  
9
0.0% 
Astronomy  
11
0.0% 
Linguistics  
12
16.7% 
PreVet and Veterinary  
12
0.0% 
Cultures/Civilization  
14
21.4% 
Industrial Design  
14
21.4% 
Naval Engineering  
18
11.1% 
Physical Therapy/Exercise Science  
19
15.8% 
Urban Planning  
20
5.0% 
Athletics/Training  
21
4.8% 
Natural Resources  
24
12.5% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department  
25
16.0% 
Zoology  
26
11.5% 
Kinesiology  
27
3.7% 
Public Health  
28
7.1% 
Animal Studies  
29
17.2% 
Telecommunications  
30
0.0% 
Music - Composition/Theory  
32
9.4% 
Video/Media  
36
11.1% 
Agriculture/Horticulture  
37
13.5% 
Automotive Engineering  
44
4.6% 
Public Policy  
48
4.2% 
Interior Design  
49
14.3% 
Pharmacy  
50
4.0% 
Industrial Operations Engineering  
58
10.3% 
School of Information  
58
3.5% 
Undecided  
69
4.4% 
Chemical Engineering  
72
4.2% 
Aerospace Engineering  
81
6.2% 
Perfomance Arts  
84
8.3% 
Social Work  
84
11.9% 
Anthropology  
85
7.1% 
PreMed and Medical  
90
1.1% 
Physics  
91
6.6% 
Music Education  
92
2.2% 
Architecture  
102
4.9% 
Philosophy  
102
10.8% 
PreLaw and Legal  
113
8.9% 
Computer Engineering  
122
6.6% 
Geography and Geosciences  
122
6.6% 
Language - French/Spanish/etc.  
133
3.0% 
Civil Engineering  
144
12.5% 
Music - Performance  
144
7.6% 
Journalism  
148
7.4% 
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc  
157
5.7% 
Finance  
179
6.2% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc  
184
7.1% 
Chemistry  
187
4.3% 
Sociology  
190
4.2% 
Engineering Department  
199
3.5% 
Math  
215
7.0% 
Criminal  
219
5.5% 
Mechanical Engineering  
262
6.9% 
Electrical Engineering  
271
3.7% 
Nursing  
321
8.7% 
Art & Design Department  
353
12.5% 
Religion/Religious  
363
2.5% 
Accounting  
395
6.6% 
Economics  
417
4.6% 
History/Histories (art history/etc.)  
480
5.8% 
Biology  
565
5.8% 
Communications  
565
7.3% 
Computer Science  
613
4.4% 
Psychology  
616
5.4% 
Political Science  
629
5.1% 
English  
633
5.1% 
Education  
1005
8.6% 
Other  
1149
10.1% 
Business - Management and Administration  
1776
7.4% 
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