Here are the 5 most valuable—and 5 least valuable—college majors

By: | October 4, 2021

If you are looking to get the best return on your investment in a college degree, you may want to consider a major in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

In fact, the most valuable major is architectural engineering, according to a analysis by Bankrate. Degree holders make a median annual income of $90,000 and have an unemployment rate of 1.3%.

Bankrate ranked 159 college majors and weighed several factors, including median annual income, unemployment rate and career paths that don’t demand schooling beyond a bachelor’s degree.

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