Most popular college majors in the U.S. 2013

This statistic shows the most popular college majors in the United States in 2013. The most popular college major in the United States was Business Management and Administration which was taken by 26.1 percent of students.

The most popular college majors in the U.S. in 2013

Share of U.S. students
Business26.1%
Education9.4%
Humanities and liberal arts8.6%
Architecture and engineering8.3%
Health7.5%
Social sciences6.9%
Computers, statistics, and mathematics5.6%
Psychology and social work5.2%
Communications and journalism5.2%
Arts4.8%
Biology and life sciences3.3%
Industrial arts, consumer services, and recreation2.7%
Law and public policy2.6%
Physical sciences2.5%
Agriculture and natural resources1.5%
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Sources

Release date

May 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

2013

Age group

25-59 years

Supplementary notes

Data was sourced from the American Community Survey.

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