College majors with the highest unemployment rates in the U.S. between 2009 and 2012

College majors with the highest unemployment rates in the U.S. 2012 This statistic shows college majors with the highest unemployment rates in the United States between 2009 and 2012. The rate of unemployment for students with an international business major stood at 12.3 percent in 2012.
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Share of unemployed U.S. students
International Business12.3%
Computer and Information Systems12.1%
Miscellaneous Computer11.3%
Anthropology and Archeology10.9%
Political Science and Government10.9%
Architecture10.3%
Philosophy and Religious Studies10.3%
Fine Arts10.2%
Commercial Art and Graphic Design9.9%
Economics9.8%
Share of unemployed U.S. students
International Business12.3%
Computer and Information Systems12.1%
Miscellaneous Computer11.3%
Anthropology and Archeology10.9%
Political Science and Government10.9%
Architecture10.3%
Philosophy and Religious Studies10.3%
Fine Arts10.2%
Commercial Art and Graphic Design9.9%
Economics9.8%
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This statistic shows college majors with the highest unemployment rates in the United States between 2009 and 2012. The rate of unemployment for students with an international business major stood at 12.3 percent in 2012.
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Release date
February 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
2009-2012
Supplementary notes
Not all college majors were taken into account in this statistic. There are a number of college majors absent for which the source didn't present any data because of small sample sizes.

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