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Carolina’s top 10 majors

See what our Tar Heels are majoring in.

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Earning a college degree is no easy task. It took hundreds of hours in class and even more outside of it for our students to master their fields and prepare for meaningful careers.

Take a look at what many of our 4,068 graduating seniors from the Class of 2021 studied at Carolina. These numbers reflect first majors only.

Biology: 470
Media and Journalism: 352
Business Administration
: 317
Computer Science: 279
Exercise and Sport Science: 251
Economics: 194
Political Science: 151
Statistics and Analytics: 116
Chemistry: 115

*Numbers are approximate as of April 28, 2021