Business Tops the List of Undergraduate Degrees Awarded

Business Tops the List of Undergraduate Degrees Awarded

Still trying to decide what to major in when you go to college? 

Of the 1,563,000 bachelor's degrees conferred in 2007–08, the greatest number of degrees (335,000) were awarded in the field of business. 


Curious about majors? Consider asking these questions while on your campus visit:

  • What's the most popular major or degree program?
  • How often do students change their major here?
  • What percent of students graduate in four years?

For more college visit tips and questions to ask both students and faculty, explore the College Visit section of this site.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2010) Digest of Education Statistics, 2009 (NCES 2010-013),Chapter 3.


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