Percentage of bachelor's degree holders by college major group in the U.S. 2013

This statistic shows the percentage of students who held a bachelor's degree in the respective majors in the United States in 2013. 26.1 percent of bachelor's degree holders in the United States in 2013 majored in business. 5.2 percent of bachelor's degree holders majored in communications and journalism.

Percentage of bachelor's degree holders by college major group in the United States in 2013

Share of U.S. students with a bachelor´s degree
Business 26.1%
Education 9.4%
Humanities and liberal arts 8.6%
Architecture and engineering 8.3%
Health 7.5%
Social sciences 6.9%
Computers, statistics, and mathematics 5.6%
Psychology and social work 5.2%
Communications and journalism 5.2%
Arts 4.8%
Biology and life sciences 3.3%
Industrial arts, consumer services, and recreation 2.7%
Law and public policy 2.6%
Physical sciences 2.5%
Agriculture and natural resources 1.5%
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Sources

Release date

May 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

2013

Supplementary notes

Data was sourced from the American Community Survey.

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