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College Major Statistics

Graduating Major (2008-09) Number of Degrees Given
Average number of Bachelors Degrees given each year 1,601,000
Business 348,000
Social Sciences and History 169,000
Health Sciences 120,000
Education 102,000
Masters Degrees  
Education 179,000
Business 168,000
Doctor’s Degrees  
Health and Clinical Sciences 12,100
Education 9,000
Engineering 7,900
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 7,000
Psychology 5,500
Physical Science 5,000
Statistic & Data References
Sources: U.S. Department of Education
Date research was conducted: April 7th, 2015