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Rate of Unemployment by Major

This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 26,077 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 Majors26,077
6.88%
Archaeology  
15
0.0% 
Nuclear Engineering  17
0.0% 
Preparatory  
17
0.0% 
Radiological Sciences  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% 
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% 
Athletics/ Training  
32
3.1% 
Urban Planning  
33
3.0% 
Zoology  
35
8.6% 
Naval Engineering  35
2.9% 
Public Health  
36
5.6% 
Telecommunications  36
0.0% 
Animal Studies  
38
13.2% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department  40
10.0% 
Natural Resources  
40
7.5% 
Music - Composition/ Theory  
44
6.8% 
Video/ Media  47
8.5% 
Kinesiology  50
2.0% 
Automotive Engineering  56
3.6% 
Agriculture/ Horticulture  56
12.5% 
Public Policy  
59
3.4% 
Pharmacy  61
3.3% 
Interior Design  63
12.7% 
Industrial Operations Engineering  70
8.6% 
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  109
5.5% 
Physics  114
5.3% 
Architecture  119
5.0% 
Philosophy  121
9.1% 
Music Education  123
2.4% 
PreLaw and Legal  126
9.5% 
Computer Engineering  134
6.7% 
Geography and Geosciences  142
5.6% 
Language - French/ Spanish/ etc.  144
4.9% 
Civil Engineering  155
12.9% 
Music - Performance  
162
8.6% 
Journalism  168
7.7% 
Fine Arts - Painting/ Sculpture/ Photography/ etc  182
5.5% 
Finance  191
5.8% 
Sociology  
204
3.9% 
Chemistry  206
3.9% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/ Graphic Design/ etc  207
10.1% 
Engineering Department  225
3.6% 
Criminal  232
5.2% 
Math  240
6.3% 
Mechanical Engineering  285
6.3% 
Electrical Engineering  293
3.8% 
Nursing  354
8.8% 
Art & Design Department  393
13.0% 
Religion/ Religious  
395
2.3% 
Accounting  423
6.9% 
Economics  
446
4.5% 
History/ Histories (art history/ etc.)  
523
5.7% 
Communications  595
7.1% 
Biology  604
6.0% 
Psychology  661
6.7% 
Political Science  664
5.9% 
English  674
4.8% 
Computer Science  685
4.7% 
Education  1074
8.5% 
Other  1258
10.7% 
Business - Management and Administration  1900
8.2% 

Business - Management and Administration Major unemployment rate

_Business - Management and AdministrationAll 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%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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