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Rate of Unemployment by Major

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This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 22,802 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 Majors22,802
6.86%
Nuclear Engineering  
5
0.0% 
Radiological Sciences  
6
0.0% 
Genetics  
6
0.0% 
Archaeology  
7
0.0% 
Meteorology  
8
0.0% 
Nutrition  
8
12.5% 
PreDent and Dentistry  
9
0.0% 
Neuroscience/Cognitive Science  
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  
20
15.0% 
Athletics/Training  
21
4.8% 
Urban Planning  
23
4.4% 
Natural Resources  
24
12.5% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department  
25
16.0% 
Zoology  
26
11.5% 
Kinesiology  
27
3.7% 
Animal Studies  
29
17.2% 
Public Health  
29
6.9% 
Telecommunications  
30
0.0% 
Music - Composition/Theory  
32
9.4% 
Video/Media  
38
10.5% 
Agriculture/Horticulture  
39
12.8% 
Automotive Engineering  
45
4.4% 
Public Policy  
48
4.2% 
Interior Design  
49
14.3% 
Pharmacy  
52
3.9% 
Industrial Operations Engineering  
59
10.2% 
School of Information  
59
3.4% 
Undecided  
69
4.4% 
Chemical Engineering  
76
4.0% 
Aerospace Engineering  
83
6.0% 
Perfomance Arts  
83
8.4% 
Social Work  
85
11.8% 
Anthropology  
87
6.9% 
PreMed and Medical  
91
2.2% 
Physics  
93
6.5% 
Architecture  
104
4.8% 
Philosophy  
104
10.6% 
Music Education  
104
2.9% 
PreLaw and Legal  
114
8.8% 
Computer Engineering  
123
6.5% 
Geography and Geosciences  
125
6.4% 
Language - French/Spanish/etc.  
135
3.0% 
Civil Engineering  
145
12.4% 
Music - Performance  
145
7.6% 
Journalism  
150
7.3% 
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc  
161
5.6% 
Finance  
181
6.1% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc  
187
7.0% 
Chemistry  
189
4.2% 
Sociology  
191
4.2% 
Engineering Department  
200
3.5% 
Criminal  
220
5.5% 
Math  
221
6.8% 
Mechanical Engineering  
262
6.9% 
Electrical Engineering  
273
3.7% 
Nursing  
327
9.2% 
Art & Design Department  
366
12.8% 
Religion/Religious  
370
2.4% 
Accounting  
397
6.8% 
Economics  
424
4.5% 
History/Histories (art history/etc.)  
490
5.7% 
Communications  
568
7.2% 
Biology  
578
5.7% 
Psychology  
624
5.6% 
Computer Science  
626
4.5% 
Political Science  
635
5.0% 
English  
641
5.2% 
Education  
1032
8.5% 
Other  
1188
10.4% 
Business - Management and Administration  
1812
7.9% 
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