- Some college majors are more popular than others, and some are concentrated in specific US states.
- Careers site Zippia calculated the most disproportionately popular college major in each state.
- They include uncommon fields of study such as astrophysics, oceanography, and soil sciences.
At universities around the United States, you’re sure to encounter students majoring in business, political science, and psychology.
But how about petroleum engineering, forestry, and soil sciences? While those don’t sound like the most popular fields in the world, college students in certain states are studying them at disproportionate rates.