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Least Recommended Majors
The majors on this list haven’t led to the fame and fortune some college students dream about.
Least Recommended Majors – Top 30
Rank
MAJOR
% Wouldn't Recommend Starting Pay
1 Anthropology 35% $36,200
2 History 33% $39,700
3 Visual Communications 29% $37,300
4 Social Science 28% $37,300
5 Journalism 27% $38,100
6 - tie English Language 26% $38,700
6 - tie Art 26% $36,100
8 - tie Psychology 25% $36,300
8 - tie Sociology 25% $37,400
8 - tie Art History 25% $36,900
8 - tie Political Science (PolySci) 25% $41,700
8 - tie Liberal Arts 25% $36,600
13 - tie Architecture 23% $41,900
13 - tie Fine Arts 23% $37,400
15 - tie Biomedical Engineering (BME) 22% $59,000
15 - tie Social Work (SW) 22% $33,000
15 - tie English Literature 22% $40,800
15 - tie Education 22% $37,400
19 - tie Elementary Education 21% $32,200
19 - tie Philosophy 21% $39,700
21 Interior Design 19% $36,000
22 - tie Biochemistry (BCH) 18% $42,900
22 - tie Biology 18% $40,200
22 - tie Criminal Justice 18% $35,300
25 Industrial Technology (IT) 17% $50,800
26 - tie Fashion Merchandising 15% $39,100
26 - tie Advertising 15% $40,000
26 - tie Communication 15% $40,000
26 - tie Geography 15% $40,800
30 Chemistry 13% $44,100
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