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150 Most Popular Degrees In the World

    On this page, we present to you the most popular degrees which were based on users’ queries on Fatherprada and from top educational websites. While there are more than 1000 known degrees in the world, a little less than 200 continue to remain the choice of students applying for college or university. See most useful degrees.

    A quick review confirms that there are many influencing factors that affect the choice of students when choosing a degree. These factors include talents, environment, peer pressure, family pressure/background, academic ability, the degree’s popularity and reputation, job availability, prospective earnings, the employment rate in the public or private sector, and others.

    Due to the popularity of these degrees, competition for admission is high and the acceptance rate is a staggering 35% or less depending on the school of choice. Students must complete additional admissions requirements and compete for program admission on factors that may include strong O/level and JAMB scores, or GPA, academic standing, and essay submission for international students.

     

    Top most popular degrees

    • Mass Communication/Communication Studies
    • Accounting
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
    • Business Administration
    • Medicine
    • Computer Science
    • Economics
    • Linguistics
    • Banking and Finance
    • Marketing
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Nursing
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • International Relations
    • Sociology

     

    Other popular degrees in alphabetical order

    • Accounting and Business/Management
    • Advertising
    • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology
    • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
    • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
    • Agricultural Economics
    • Agriculture
    • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
    • American/United States Studies/Civilization
    • Animal Sciences
    • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects
    • Anthropology
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Architecture
    • Art/Art Studies
    • Art History, Criticism, and Conservation
    • Art Education
    • Athletic Training/Trainer
    • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
    • Behavioral Sciences
    • Bible/Biblical Studies
    • Biochemistry
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
    • Biomedical/Medical Engineering
    • Biomedical Sciences
    • Broadcast Journalism
    • Business/Managerial Economics
    • Business Administration, Management, and Operations
    • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Chemistry
    • Child Development
    • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
    • Civil Engineering
    • Classics and Classical Languages, Literature, and Linguistics
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
    • Commercial and Advertising Art
    • Communication Disorders
    • Communication and Media Studies
    • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    • Community Organization and Advocacy
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Graphics
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
    • Computer and Information Sciences
    • Construction Engineering Technology
    • Construction Management
    • Corrections and Criminal Justice
    • Creative Writing
    • Criminology
    • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
    • Design and Applied Arts
    • Design and Visual Communications
    • Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
    • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
    • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
    • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
    • English/Language Arts Education
    • English Language and Literature/Letters
    • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
    • Environmental Science
    • Exercise Physiology
    • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
    • Fashion/Apparel Design
    • Fashion Merchandising
    • Fashion, Apparel, and Textiles
    • Film/Cinema Studies
    • Fine/Studio Arts
    • Fine Arts and Art Studies
    • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
    • Foreign Languages and Literature
    • French Language and Literature
    • General Studies
    • Geography
    • Geology/Earth Science
    • German Language and Literature
    • Graphic Design
    • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
    • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
    • Health Education
    • Health and Physical Education
    • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
    • Hospitality Administration/Management
    • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
    • Human Development and Family Studies
    • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
    • Human Services
    • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
    • Industrial Design
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Industrial Technology
    • Information Science
    • Information Technology
    • Interior Design
    • International/Global Studies
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
    • International Relations and Affairs
    • Journalism
    • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
    • Landscape Architecture
    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
    • Legal Studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
    • Logistics and Materials Management
    • Management Information Systems
    • Management Science
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
    • Marketing
    • Mass Communication/Media Studies
    • Mathematics Education
    • Mathematics
    • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
    • Medical Radiologic Technology
    • Microbiology
    • Music Management and Merchandising
    • Music Education
    • Music
    • Natural Resources/Conservation
    • Neuroscience
    • Nursing
    • Nutrition Sciences
    • Office Management and Supervision
    • Philosophy
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
    • Physics
    • Physiology
    • Public Administration
    • Public Health Education and Promotion
    • Public Policy Analysis
    • Public Relations/Image Management
    • Radio and Television
    • Real Estate
    • Social Psychology
    • Social Work
    • Spanish Language and Literature
    • Special Education and Teaching
    • Speech and Rhetorical Studies
    • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
    • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
    • Education, Multiple Levels
    • Theology/Theological Studies
    • Trade and Industrial Education
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
    • Visual and Performing Arts
    • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management
    • Women’s Studies
    • Zoology/Animal Biology

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