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Undergraduate Majors at Yale University

The most popular undergraduate major at Yale University is Political Science and Government followed by Economics and History. A list of all 64 available majors and annual graduates is presented below. Also of interest, median earnings for Yale University graduates by major.

List of undergrad majors offered at Yale University
Computer and Information Sciences
Graduates
Computer and Information Sciences 9
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 5
Engineering
Graduates
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 13
Chemical Engineering 1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 6
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 4
Engineering Science 26
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 7
Mechanical Engineering 7
Foreign Languages
Graduates
Linguistics 6
Chinese Language and Literature 4
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
French Language and Literature 6
Italian Language and Literature 3
Spanish Language and Literature 9
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature 2
Latin Language and Literature 9
English and Literature
Graduates
English Language and Literature 78
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 17
Liberal Arts and Humanities
Graduates
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 25
Biology
Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 80
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 30
Mathematics
Graduates
Mathematics 39
Applied Mathematics 9
Statistics 1
Natural Resources Conservation
Graduates
Environmental Studies 21
General Studies
Graduates
International/Global Studies 50
Cognitive Science 14
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 60
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Graduates
Philosophy 23
Religion/Religious Studies 17
Jewish/Judaic Studies 1
Architecture
Graduates
Architecture 27
Physical Sciences
Graduates
Astronomy 4
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other 5
Chemistry 20
Geology/Earth Science 4
Physics 15
Psychology
Graduates
Psychology 86
Social Sciences
Graduates
Anthropology 20
Archeology 5
Economics 162
Political Science and Government 195
Sociology 17
Ethnic Studies
Graduates
African Studies 8
American/United States Studies/Civilization 34
East Asian Studies 9
Latin American Studies 5
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 7
Russian Studies 1
South Asian Studies 2
German Studies 1
Area Studies, Other 10
African-American/Black Studies 10
Women's Studies 7
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 3
Visual and Performing Arts
Graduates
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 18
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 9
Art/Art Studies 20
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 22
Music 18
History
Graduates
History 133

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130794 IPEDS survey data for Yale University.