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Here are 10 of the most popular majors at NC State!

1. Business Administration and Management

What is Business Administration and Management?

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at North Carolina State University at Raleigh has risen 5.7% overall, from 8.79% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 9.35% in 2015. This number seems to be stabilizing, however, with percentage of total completions remaining relatively constant over the year prior to 2015. Business Administration and Management hit an all time high in 2014 with 9.54% of total completions and an all time low in 1996 with 3.11% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 6.9% overall in the last five years, from 343.8 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 320.2 completions per 10k in 2015.

2. Computer Science

What is Computer Science?

A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at North Carolina State University at Raleigh has risen 61.3% overall, from 3.13% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 4.98% in 2015. Computer Science hit an all time high in 2015 with 4.98% of total completions and an all time low in 2001 with 1.83% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 65.3% overall in the last five years, from 17.0 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 28.1 completions per 10k in 2015.

3. Biology/Biological Sciences

What is Biology/Biological Sciences?

A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at North Carolina State University at Raleigh has risen 7.5% overall, from 3.96% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 4.32% in 2015. This number seems to be stabilizing, however, with percentage of total completions remaining relatively constant over the year prior to 2015. Biology/Biological Sciences hit an all time high in 2011 with 4.55% of total completions and an all time low in 1985 with 0.22% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 10.8% overall in the last five years, from 74.4 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 82.4 completions per 10k in 2015.

4. Electrical and Electronics Engineering

What is Electrical and Electronics Engineering?

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at North Carolina State University at Raleigh has risen 15.2% overall, from 3.33% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 3.80% in 2015. Electrical and Electronics Engineering hit an all time high in 2004 with 6.73% of total completions and an all time low in 2001 with 1.87% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 14.1% overall in the last five years, from 25.5 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 29.1 completions per 10k in 2015.

5. Textile Sciences and Engineering

What is Textile Sciences and Engineering?

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems to test and manufacture fibers and fiber products, both synthetic and natural; to develop new and improved fibers, textiles and their uses; and to the analysis of related engineering problems such as structural factors, molecular synthesis, chemical manufacturing, weaves, strength and stress, useful life, dyes, and applications to composite systems.
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Been Relatively Stable Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at North Carolina State University at Raleigh has hovered around 3.35% overall over the five years prior to 2015. Textile Sciences and Engineering hit an all time high in 1999 with 4.11% of total completions and an all time low in 1991 with 0.07% of total completions.

More broadly, completions of this major at all schools have hovered around 0.3 completions per 10k overall over the last five years.

6. Mechanical Engineering

What is Mechanical Engineering

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Declined Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at North Carolina State University at Raleigh has fallen 8.8% overall, from 3.43% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 3.08% in 2015. Mechanical Engineering hit an all time high in 2014 with 3.68% of total completions and an all time low in 2001 with 1.52% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 28.4% overall in the last five years, from 27.5 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 35.3 completions per 10k in 2015.

7. Accounting

What is Accounting?

A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Declined Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at North Carolina State University at Raleigh has fallen 20.0% overall, from 3.52% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.82% in 2015. In the last year, however, percent of total completions has risen 7.7% from 2.60% in 2014 to 2.82% in 2015. Accounting hit an all time high in 2010 with 3.52% of total completions and an all time low in 1994 with 1.17% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 3.4% overall in the last five years, from 85.0 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 82.1 completions per 10k in 2015.

8. Chemical Engineering

What is Chemical Engineering?

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes, such as chemical reactors, kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, and separation processes; and the applied analysis of chemical problems such as corrosion, particle abrasion, energy loss, pollution, and fluid mechanics.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at North Carolina State University at Raleigh has risen 35.0% overall, from 1.97% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.69% in 2015. Chemical Engineering hit an all time high in 2002 with 2.77% of total completions and an all time low in 1992 with 0.82% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 33.7% overall in the last five years, from 8.6 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 11.5 completions per 10k in 2015.

9. Speech Communication and Rhetoric

What is Speech Communication and Rhetoric?

A program that focuses on the scientific, humanistic, and critical study of human communication in a variety of formats, media, and contexts. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of interpersonal, group, organizational, professional, and intercultural communication; speaking and listening; verbal and nonverbal interaction; rhetorical theory and criticism; performance studies; argumentation and persuasion; technologically mediated communication; popular culture; and various contextual applications.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Declined Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at North Carolina State University at Raleigh has fallen 10.3% overall, from 2.85% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.58% in 2015. This number seems to be stabilizing, however, with percent of total completions remaining relatively constant over the year prior to 2015. Speech Communication and Rhetoric hit an all time high in 2006 with 4.52% of total completions and an all time low in 1997 with 1.80% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 0.7% overall in the last five years, from 41.2 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 40.9 completions per 10k in 2015.

10. Psychology

What is Psychology?

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Declined Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at North Carolina State University at Raleigh has fallen 7.4% overall, from 2.75% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.47% in 2015. Psychology hit an all time high in 2008 with 3.18% of total completions and an all time low in 1985 with 0.55% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 4.6% overall in the last five years, from 125.2 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 131.0 completions per 10k in 2015


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