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Carolina's top 10 majors

Spring Commencement at UNC-Chapel Hill recognizes the accomplishments of more than 6,000 Carolina students, including 3,807 undergraduates.

Here's a look at the number of graduates for the most popular majors for the Class of 2017. These numbers reflect first majors only.

Biology: 405
Business Administration: 353
Psychology: 322
Media and Journalism: 310
Exercise and Sport Science: 241
Economics: 241
Nursing: 209
Political Science: 152
Computer Science: 152
Chemistry: 133

Video by Melanie Busbee, University Communications

Published May 11, 2017

*Data comes from ConnectCarolina and numbers are approximate as of May 2, 2017.

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