Percentage of students to obtain a graduate degree in the U.S. 2013, by major

Percentage of students to obtain a graduate degree in the United States in 2013, by major group

Percentage of students to obtain a graduate degree in the U.S. 2013, by major This statistic shows the percentage of students who went on to complete a graduate degree in their respective majors in the United States in 2013. Around 57.7 percent of biology and life science students went on to obtain a graduate degree. Moreover, 22.2 percent of business students went on the obtain a graduate degree in their field.
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Percentage of students to obtain a graduate degree in the United States in 2013, by major group

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Share of U.S. students with a graduate degree
Biology and life sciences57.7%
Physical sciences50%
Psychology and social work45.3%
Education44.6%
Humanities and liberal arts41.4%
Social sciences41.4%
Architecture and engineering38.2%
All majors35.1%
Health33.8%
Computers, statistics, and mathematics33.3%
Agriculture and natural resources27.9%
Industrial arts, consumer services, and recreation24.2%
Law and public policy24.2%
Arts23.2%
Business22.2%
Share of U.S. students with a graduate degree
Biology and life sciences57.7%
Physical sciences50%
Psychology and social work45.3%
Education44.6%
Humanities and liberal arts41.4%
Social sciences41.4%
Architecture and engineering38.2%
All majors35.1%
Health33.8%
Computers, statistics, and mathematics33.3%
Agriculture and natural resources27.9%
Industrial arts, consumer services, and recreation24.2%
Law and public policy24.2%
Arts23.2%
Business22.2%
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This statistic shows the percentage of students who went on to complete a graduate degree in their respective majors in the United States in 2013. Around 57.7 percent of biology and life science students went on to obtain a graduate degree. Moreover, 22.2 percent of business students went on the obtain a graduate degree in their field.
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