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Purdue Majors

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Undergraduate Majors at Purdue University Main Campus

The most popular undergraduate major at Purdue University Main Campus is Business Administration and Management followed by Operations Management and Supervision and Speech Communication and Rhetoric. A list of all 84 available majors and annual graduates is presented below. Also of interest, median earnings for Purdue University Main Campus graduates by major.

List of undergrad majors offered at Purdue University Main Campus
Agriculture 123
Agriculture
Graduates
Agricultural Economics 71
Agricultural Mechanization 29
Animal Sciences 115
Food Science 41
Agronomy and Crop Science 28
Horticultural Science 20
Computer and Information Sciences
Graduates
Computer and Information Sciences 88
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 125
Education
Graduates
Education 22
Elementary Education and Teaching 162
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 7
Agricultural Teacher Education 16
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 78
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 179
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 4
Engineering
Graduates
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 159
Agricultural Engineering 35
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 62
Chemical Engineering 137
Civil Engineering 231
Computer Engineering 66
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 172
Materials Engineering 51
Mechanical Engineering 264
Nuclear Engineering 38
Construction Engineering 30
Industrial Engineering 131
Engineering, Other 22
Engineering Technology
Graduates
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 118
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 104
Robotics Technology/Technician 15
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 21
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician 65
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other 193
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 138
Foreign Languages
Graduates
Foreign Languages and Literatures 59
Work and Family Studies
Graduates
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 79
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies 89
Human Development and Family Studies 73
Apparel and Textiles 227
English and Literature
Graduates
English Language and Literature 168
Liberal Arts and Humanities
Graduates
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 40
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Other 4
Biology
Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 158
Biochemistry 29
Botany/Plant Biology 10
Entomology 10
Mathematics
Graduates
Mathematics 148
Statistics 77
Natural Resources Conservation
Graduates
Natural Resources/Conservation 17
Forestry 11
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 30
General Studies
Graduates
Biological and Physical Sciences 17
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Graduates
Philosophy 12
Architecture
Graduates
Landscape Architecture 29
Physical Sciences
Graduates
Chemistry 84
Geology/Earth Science 26
Physics 52
Psychology
Graduates
Psychology 191
Social Sciences
Graduates
Social Sciences 18
Economics 99
Political Science and Government 119
Sociology 229
Mechanic and Repair Technologies
Graduates
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician 2
Transportation and Materials Moving
Graduates
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology 137
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations 11
Ethnic Studies
Graduates
African-American/Black Studies 5
Visual and Performing Arts
Graduates
Design and Visual Communications 48
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 15
Art/Art Studies 100
Health Professions
Graduates
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 61
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant 58
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 7
Pharmacy 20
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 134
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 145
Business
Graduates
Business Administration and Management 683
Operations Management and Supervision 348
Accounting 207
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 138
Management Information Systems and Services, Other 6
History
Graduates
History 110
Communication
Graduates
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 274

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=243780 IPEDS survey data for Purdue University Main Campus.


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