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Undergraduate Majors at Harvard University

The most popular undergraduate major at Harvard University is Economics followed by Political Science and Government and Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Other. A list of all 46 available majors and annual graduates is presented below. Also of interest, median earnings for Harvard University graduates by major.

List of undergrad majors offered at Harvard University
Computer and Information Sciences
Graduates
Computer Science 36
Engineering
Graduates
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 4
Engineering Science 38
Foreign Languages
Graduates
Linguistics 13
Comparative Literature 15
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7
German Language and Literature 5
Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 26
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 17
English and Literature
Graduates
English Language and Literature 81
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 4
Liberal Arts and Humanities
Graduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Other 158
Biology
Graduates
Biochemistry 2
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 15
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 63
Evolutionary Biology 74
Neurobiology and Anatomy 69
Mathematics
Graduates
Mathematics 33
Applied Mathematics 59
Statistics 13
Natural Resources Conservation
Graduates
Environmental Studies 19
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Graduates
Philosophy 22
Religion/Religious Studies 14
Physical Sciences
Graduates
Astrophysics 6
Chemistry 34
Geology/Earth Science 5
Physics 36
Atomic/Molecular Physics 11
Psychology
Graduates
Psychology 93
Social Sciences
Graduates
Social Sciences 86
Anthropology 39
Economics 209
Political Science and Government 183
Sociology 71
Ethnic Studies
Graduates
East Asian Studies 18
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 7
African-American/Black Studies 6
Women's Studies 8
Visual and Performing Arts
Graduates
Visual and Performing Arts 26
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 25
Music 8
History
Graduates
History 64
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology 47
History, Other 58

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166027 IPEDS survey data for Harvard University.