Undergraduate Majors at Brown University

The most popular major at Brown University is Economics followed by Biology/Biological Sciences and Political Science and Government. A list of all 70 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at Brown University

Computer and Information Sciences

Graduates
Computer and Information Sciences 41

Education

Graduates
Education 29

Engineering

Graduates
Engineering 77
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 15
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 3

Foreign Languages

Graduates
Linguistics 8
Comparative Literature 26
Portuguese Language and Literature 6
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 17
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 34

English and Literature

Graduates
English Language and Literature 67
Creative Writing 57

Biology

Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 88
Biochemistry 20
Biophysics 2
Computational Biology 3
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 3
Neuroscience 63

Mathematics

Graduates
Mathematics 18
Applied Mathematics 47
Computational Mathematics 7
Statistics 1

Natural Resources Conservation

Graduates
Environmental Studies 26
Environmental Science 6
General Studies 8

General Studies

Graduates
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 10
Science, Technology and Society 13
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology 2
Cognitive Science 5
Human Biology 81
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Graduates
Philosophy 25
Religion/Religious Studies 8
Jewish/Judaic Studies 3

Physical Sciences

Graduates
Chemistry 14
Chemical Physics 1
Geology/Earth Science 13
Geophysics and Seismology 9
Physics 21

Psychology

Graduates
Psychology 46
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics 15

Human Services

Graduates
Public Policy Analysis 37

Social Sciences

Graduates
Anthropology 21
Archeology 16
Economics 195
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 8
Development Economics and International Development 30
International Relations and Affairs 133
Political Science and Government 82
Sociology 14
Urban Studies/Affairs 37
Social Sciences, Other 5

Ethnic Studies

Graduates
African Studies 21
American/United States Studies/Civilization 22
East Asian Studies 9
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 10
Slavic Studies 6
French Studies 9
German Studies 6
Italian Studies 6
Latin American and Caribbean Studies 8
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 6

Visual and Performing Arts

Graduates
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 15
Art/Art Studies 36
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 46
Music 19

Health Professions

Graduates
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 28

Business

Graduates
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 75

History

Graduates
History 79

Communication

Graduates
Mass Communication/Media Studies 24

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217156 IPEDS survey data for Brown University.

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