Top Majors and Programs - Most Popular Degrees in 2018 (1st majors)

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My Majors Major # Students # Female % Female # Male % Male
Anthropology 20 16 80% 4 20%
Architecture 9 6 67% 3 33%
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 24 18 75% 6 25%
Astrophysics 7 5 71% 2 29%
Chemical Engineering 38 17 45% 21 55%
Chemistry, General 32 18 56% 14 44%
Civil Engineering, General 29 21 72% 8 28%
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 14 10 71% 4 29%
Comparative Literature 21 16 76% 5 24%
Computer Engineering, General 129 45 35% 84 65%
East Asian Studies 11 5 45% 6 55%
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 48 34 71% 14 29%
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 129 46 36% 83 64%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 33 8 24% 25 76%
English Language and Literature, General 48 37 77% 11 23%
Experimental Psychology 45 34 76% 11 24%
French Language and Literature 7 6 86% 1 14%
Geology/Earth Science, General 14 9 64% 5 36%
German Language and Literature 4 1 25% 3 75%
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 9 5 56% 4 44%
History, General 84 39 46% 45 54%
Linguistics 2 2 100% 0 %
Mathematics, General 32 2 6% 30 94%
Mechanical Engineering 39 7 18% 32 82%
Molecular Biology 51 29 57% 22 43%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 7 4 57% 3 43%
Music, General 6 2 33% 4 67%
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 6 3 50% 3 50%
Neuroscience 18 12 67% 6 33%
Operations Research 72 30 42% 42 58%
Philosophy 34 10 29% 24 71%
Physics, General 24 9 38% 15 63%
Political Science and Government, General 73 27 37% 46 63%
Public Policy Analysis, General 107 69 64% 38 36%
Religion/Religious Studies 14 7 50% 7 50%
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 3 2 67% 1 33%
Sociology 37 21 57% 16 43%
Degree data from 2016-2017
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