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Rate of Unemployment by Major

This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 23,713 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 Majors23,713
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  24
0.0% 
Cultures/ Civilization  
25
12.0% 
Physical Therapy/ Exercise Science  
25
12.0% 
Linguistics  
26
7.7% 
Industrial Design  
28
10.7% 
Athletics/ Training  
32
3.1% 
Animal Studies  
34
14.7% 
Urban Planning  
34
2.9% 
Naval Engineering  34
2.9% 
Zoology  
35
8.6% 
Telecommunications  35
0.0% 
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% 
Automotive Engineering  53
3.8% 
Agriculture/ Horticulture  53
9.4% 
Interior Design  57
12.3% 
Public Policy  
58
3.5% 
Pharmacy  60
3.3% 
Industrial Operations Engineering  67
9.0% 
School of Information  68
4.4% 
Undecided  
73
4.1% 
Chemical Engineering  90
2.2% 
Anthropology  96
6.3% 
Social Work  
98
9.2% 
Aerospace Engineering  99
5.1% 
Perfomance Arts  99
7.1% 
PreMed and Medical  100
2.0% 
Physics  107
4.7% 
Architecture  114
4.4% 
Philosophy  118
9.3% 
Music Education  123
2.4% 
PreLaw and Legal  124
8.1% 
Computer Engineering  131
6.1% 
Geography and Geosciences  138
5.8% 
Language - French/ Spanish/ etc.  143
4.9% 
Civil Engineering  152
11.8% 
Music - Performance  
156
7.7% 
Journalism  158
6.3% 
Fine Arts - Painting/ Sculpture/ Photography/ etc  173
5.2% 
Finance  187
5.9% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/ Graphic Design/ etc  195
6.7% 
Sociology  
197
4.1% 
Chemistry  199
4.0% 
Engineering Department  214
3.3% 
Criminal  230
5.2% 
Math  233
6.4% 
Mechanical Engineering  274
6.6% 
Electrical Engineering  285
3.5% 
Nursing  330
9.1% 
Art & Design Department  379
13.2% 
Religion/ Religious  
383
2.4% 
Accounting  410
6.6% 
Economics  
432
4.4% 
History/ Histories (art history/ etc.)  
498
5.6% 
Communications  583
6.9% 
Biology  587
5.8% 
Psychology  633
5.5% 
Political Science  646
5.0% 
Computer Science  653
4.1% 
English  655
4.9% 
Education  1055
8.4% 
Other  1208
10.4% 
Business - Management and Administration  1829
7.8% 
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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%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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