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This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 22,495 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 Majors22,495
6.84%
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% 
Urban Planning  
20
5.0% 
Physical Therapy/Exercise Science  
20
15.0% 
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  
39
12.8% 
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  
59
3.4% 
Undecided  
69
4.4% 
Chemical Engineering  
76
4.0% 
Aerospace Engineering  
81
6.2% 
Perfomance Arts  
84
8.3% 
Social Work  
84
11.9% 
Anthropology  
87
6.9% 
PreMed and Medical  
91
2.2% 
Physics  
93
6.5% 
Music Education  
101
2.0% 
Architecture  
103
4.9% 
Philosophy  
104
10.6% 
PreLaw and Legal  
113
8.9% 
Computer Engineering  
122
6.6% 
Geography and Geosciences  
123
6.5% 
Language - French/Spanish/etc.  
134
3.0% 
Civil Engineering  
144
12.5% 
Music - Performance  
145
7.6% 
Journalism  
150
7.3% 
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc  
160
5.6% 
Finance  
180
6.1% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc  
186
7.0% 
Chemistry  
188
4.3% 
Sociology  
191
4.2% 
Engineering Department  
200
3.5% 
Math  
217
6.9% 
Criminal  
219
5.5% 
Mechanical Engineering  
262
6.9% 
Electrical Engineering  
272
3.7% 
Nursing  
323
9.0% 
Art & Design Department  
355
12.4% 
Religion/Religious  
364
2.5% 
Accounting  
396
6.6% 
Economics  
423
4.5% 
History/Histories (art history/etc.)  
486
5.8% 
Communications  
567
7.2% 
Biology  
572
5.8% 
Computer Science  
617
4.5% 
Psychology  
623
5.6% 
Political Science  
629
5.1% 
English  
635
5.0% 
Education  
1023
8.5% 
Other  
1165
10.4% 
Business - Management and Administration  
1793
7.7% 
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