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Undergraduate Majors at Stanford University

The most popular undergraduate major at Stanford University is Human Biology followed by Biology/Biological Sciences and Economics. A list of all 58 available majors and annual graduates is presented below. Also of interest, median earnings for Stanford University graduates by major.

List of undergrad majors offered at Stanford University
Computer and Information Sciences
Graduates
Computer Science 87
Engineering
Graduates
Chemical Engineering 23
Civil Engineering 21
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 43
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 4
Materials Engineering 10
Mechanical Engineering 56
Engineering, Other 106
Engineering Technology
Graduates
Engineering/Industrial Management 64
Foreign Languages
Graduates
Linguistics 5
Comparative Literature 8
Chinese Language and Literature 1
Japanese Language and Literature 1
Russian Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 1
French Language and Literature 3
Italian Language and Literature 3
Spanish Language and Literature 10
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 19
English and Literature
Graduates
English Language and Literature 58
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 4
Liberal Arts and Humanities
Graduates
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 1
Biology
Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 124
Mathematics
Graduates
Mathematics 37
Applied Mathematics, Other 20
General Studies
Graduates
Science, Technology and Society 60
Cognitive Science 21
Human Biology 191
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Graduates
Philosophy 22
Religion/Religious Studies 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 5
Physical Sciences
Graduates
Chemistry 13
Geology/Earth Science 40
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other 4
Physics 25
Psychology
Graduates
Psychology 72
Human Services
Graduates
Public Policy Analysis 26
Social Sciences
Graduates
Anthropology 23
Archeology 7
Economics 120
International Relations and Affairs 103
Political Science and Government 72
Sociology 13
Urban Studies/Affairs 21
Ethnic Studies
Graduates
American/United States Studies/Civilization 15
East Asian Studies 8
African-American/Black Studies 3
American Indian/Native American Studies 1
Women's Studies 2
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 14
Visual and Performing Arts
Graduates
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 5
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 5
Fine/Studio Arts 13
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 11
Music 11
History
Graduates
History 56
Communication
Graduates
Communication and Media Studies, Other 43

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=243744 IPEDS survey data for Stanford University.