The most engaging majors

From the Chronicle of Higher Education:

Share of Seniors Participating in High-Impact Practices by Major

Major Research with faculty Service-learning Study abroad Internship, co-op, field experience Culminating senior experience
Biology (general)
38.3%
47.5%
17.6%
55.1%
36.4%
Business administration
10.4%
40.8%
12.5%
37.5%
33.8%
English
18.9%
42.4%
26.5%
44.7%
42.6%
Psychology
29.1%
50.8%
15.1%
47.9%
39.1%
Accounting
8.1%
39.7%
12.9%
41.2%
29.0%
Anthropology
32.6%
43.0%
36.5%
57.0%
43.0%
Art, fine & applied
17.8%
43.1%
21.7%
48.4%
38.9%
Biochemistry or biophysics
61.5%
39.8%
17.9%
58.8%
41.1%
Botany
42.4%
36.4%
12.1%
57.6%
33.3%
Chemical engineering
46.6%
33.9%
15.1%
66.1%
40.5%
Chemistry
55.5%
40.7%
15.7%
53.4%
39.3%
Civil engineering
22.5%
41.6%
9.6%
62.9%
39.5%
Economics
22.0%
42.6%
28.9%
52.2%
39.0%
Electrical engineering
28.6%
33.8%
8.5%
53.8%
44.4%
Elementary/middle education
11.9%
69.4%
8.6%
75.2%
25.4%
Ethnic studies
21.2%
52.6%
43.3%
50.3%
43.0%
Finance
12.4%
45.1%
19.9%
49.9%
38.4%
Health technology
20.8%
56.6%
6.3%
55.1%
26.5%
History
19.9%
41.4%
24.6%
44.6%
49.7%
Industrial engineering
23.5%
41.3%
12.5%
55.9%
44.3%
Journalism
14.7%
46.5%
28.3%
75.3%
32.8%
Mathematics
26.4%
42.2%
18.0%
46.8%
36.0%
Nursing
14.4%
77.7%
8.0%
64.0%
25.8%
Occupational, physical, speech therapy
18.9%
64.3%
12.8%
58.3%
23.0%
Pharmacy
16.8%
56.8%
7.5%
59.9%
13.5%
Physical education
17.3%
75.0%
5.5%
64.9%
27.1%
Physics
60.2%
34.3%
14.2%
52.1%
36.6%
Political science
22.5%
47.2%
40.6%
57.8%
48.6%
Secondary education
12.6%
60.7%
12.2%
67.0%
29.5%
Urban planning
14.9%
65.0%
15.6%
56.8%
42.1%
Note: For service-learning, the percentage of seniors reporting participation at least “sometimes.”
Source: National Survey of Student Engagement