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Rate of Unemployment by Major

This list shows the spot unemployment rate for each major, obtained from the 22,877 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 Majors22,877
6.87%
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  
10
10.0% 
Neuroscience/ Cognitive Science  
10
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% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department  
25
16.0% 
Natural Resources  
25
12.0% 
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  
50
14.0% 
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  95
6.3% 
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.  
138
5.1% 
Civil Engineering  
145
12.4% 
Music - Performance  
145
7.6% 
Journalism  150
7.3% 
Fine Arts - Painting/ Sculpture/ Photography/ etc  
161
5.6% 
Finance  
182
6.0% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/ Graphic Design/ etc  
187
7.0% 
Chemistry  189
4.2% 
Sociology  
191
4.2% 
Engineering Department  
202
3.5% 
Criminal  220
5.5% 
Math  221
6.8% 
Mechanical Engineering  
262
6.9% 
Electrical Engineering  274
3.7% 
Nursing  
328
9.2% 
Art & Design Department  
367
12.8% 
Religion/ Religious  
370
2.4% 
Accounting  
398
6.8% 
Economics  
424
4.5% 
History/ Histories (art history/ etc.)  
491
5.7% 
Communications  568
7.2% 
Biology  579
5.7% 
Computer Science  628
4.5% 
Psychology  628
5.6% 
Political Science  637
5.0% 
English  642
5.1% 
Education  1036
8.5% 
Other  
1191
10.3% 
Business - Management and Administration  1816
7.9% 
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