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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 25,512 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
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Major (sort)# Unemployment Rate
Average for all Majors 25,512
0.00%
Accounting  
417
6.5% 
Aerospace Engineering  
98
5.1% 
Agriculture/Horticulture  
54
9.3% 
Animal Studies  
34
14.7% 
Anthropology  
96
6.3% 
Archaeology  
15
0.0% 
Architecture  
115
4.4% 
Architecture & Urban Planning Department  
40
10.0% 
Art & Design Department  
383
13.3% 
Astronomy  
20
0.0% 
Athletics/Training  
32
3.1% 
Automotive Engineering  
54
3.7% 
Biology  
592
5.9% 
Business - Management and Administration  
1849
7.8% 
Chemical Engineering  
91
2.2% 
Chemistry  
200
4.0% 
Civil Engineering  
152
11.8% 
Communications  
586
6.8% 
Computer Engineering  
133
6.0% 
Computer Science  
659
4.3% 
Criminal  
231
5.2% 
Cultures/Civilization  
25
12.0% 
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc  
196
6.6% 
Economics  
440
4.3% 
Education  
1060
8.5% 
Electrical Engineering  
288
3.5% 
Engineering Department  
217
3.7% 
English  
659
4.9% 
Finance  
190
5.8% 
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc  
177
5.1% 
Genetics  
22
0.0% 
Geography and Geosciences  
139
5.8% 
History/Histories (art history/etc.)  
511
5.9% 
Industrial Design  
28
10.7% 
Industrial Operations Engineering  
67
9.0% 
Interior Design  
59
11.9% 
Journalism  
162
6.8% 
Kinesiology  
48
2.1% 
Language - French/Spanish/etc.  
144
4.9% 
Linguistics  
28
7.1% 
Math  
233
6.4% 
Mechanical Engineering  
275
6.6% 
Meteorology  
17
0.0% 
Music - Composition/Theory  
43
7.0% 
Music - Performance  
157
7.6% 
Music Education  
123
2.4% 
Natural Resources  
38
7.9% 
Naval Engineering  
35
2.9% 
Neuroscience/Cognitive Science  
23
0.0% 
Nuclear Engineering  
17
0.0% 
Nursing  
337
8.9% 
Nutrition  
17
5.9% 
Other  
1224
10.5% 
Perfomance Arts  
99
7.1% 
Pharmacy  
60
3.3% 
Philosophy  
120
9.2% 
Physical Therapy/Exercise Science  
26
11.5% 
Physics  
111
4.5% 
Political Science  
651
4.9% 
PreDent and Dentistry  
18
5.6% 
PreLaw and Legal  
125
8.8% 
PreMed and Medical  
103
2.9% 
Preparatory  
17
0.0% 
PreVet and Veterinary  
20
0.0% 
Psychology  
644
6.2% 
Public Health  
36
5.6% 
Public Policy  
59
3.4% 
Radiological Sciences  
16
0.0% 
Religion/Religious  
393
2.3% 
School of Information  
71
4.2% 
Social Work  
102
8.8% 
Sociology  
197
4.1% 
Telecommunications  
35
0.0% 
Undecided  
74
5.4% 
Urban Planning  
33
3.0% 
Video/Media  
47
8.5% 
Zoology  
35
8.6% 
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