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Rate of Unemployment by Major

This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 28,927 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 Majors28,927
6.65%
Archaeology  
15
0.0% 
Radiological Sciences  15
0.0% 
Nuclear Engineering  17
0.0% 
Preparatory  
17
0.0% 
Meteorology  
17
0.0% 
Nutrition  17
5.9% 
PreDent and Dentistry  18
5.6% 
PreVet and Veterinary  20
0.0% 
Astronomy  
20
0.0% 
Genetics  22
0.0% 
Neuroscience/ Cognitive Science  23
0.0% 
Cultures/ Civilization  
25
12.0% 
Physical Therapy/ Exercise Science  
25
12.0% 
Linguistics  
27
7.4% 
Industrial Design  
28
10.7% 
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% 
Natural Resources  
38
7.9% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department  40
10.0% 
Music - Composition/ Theory  
43
7.0% 
Video/ Media  47
8.5% 
Kinesiology  48
2.1% 
Agriculture/ Horticulture  53
9.4% 
Automotive Engineering  54
3.7% 
Interior Design  57
12.3% 
Public Policy  
59
3.4% 
Pharmacy  60
3.3% 
Industrial Operations Engineering  67
9.0% 
School of Information  70
4.3% 
Undecided  
74
5.4% 
Chemical Engineering  91
2.2% 
Anthropology  96
6.3% 
Aerospace Engineering  98
5.1% 
Social Work  
98
9.2% 
Perfomance Arts  99
7.1% 
PreMed and Medical  103
2.9% 
Physics  109
4.6% 
Architecture  114
4.4% 
Philosophy  119
9.2% 
Music Education  123
2.4% 
PreLaw and Legal  124
8.1% 
Computer Engineering  132
6.1% 
Geography and Geosciences  138
5.8% 
Language - French/ Spanish/ etc.  144
4.9% 
Civil Engineering  152
11.8% 
Music - Performance  
156
7.7% 
Journalism  159
6.3% 
Fine Arts - Painting/ Sculpture/ Photography/ etc  175
5.1% 
Finance  189
5.8% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/ Graphic Design/ etc  195
6.7% 
Sociology  
197
4.1% 
Chemistry  199
4.0% 
Engineering Department  215
3.3% 
Criminal  231
5.2% 
Math  232
6.5% 
Mechanical Engineering  274
6.6% 
Electrical Engineering  287
3.5% 
Nursing  332
9.0% 
Art & Design Department  380
13.2% 
Religion/ Religious  
389
2.3% 
Accounting  411
6.6% 
Economics  
434
4.4% 
History/ Histories (art history/ etc.)  
500
5.6% 
Communications  583
6.9% 
Biology  589
5.9% 
Psychology  637
5.8% 
Political Science  647
5.0% 
Computer Science  654
4.1% 
English  657
4.9% 
Education  1058
8.4% 
Other  1215
10.3% 
Business - Management and Administration  1838
7.8% 

Business - Management and Administration Major unemployment rate

_Business - Management and AdministrationAll Majors
Unemployed%8%7
Minimum Wage%3%4
All Others%88%89
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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