There are tons of kids starting college right now. This MIGHT help them if they want to make money someday. Which, you know, could be cool.
The website Bankrate.com just ranked 162 different college majors from the most valuable to the least. It’s mainly based on the average income . . . but also on the lowest unemployment rate, and potential to get an advanced degree.
The five most valuable majors are: Naval architecture and marine engineering . . . nuclear engineering . . . pharmacy sciences . . . genetics . . . and electrical engineering.
All of those have an average income over $85,000 and an unemployment rate under 3%.
The five least valuable majors are: Drama and theater arts . . . visual and performing arts . . . composition and rhetoric . . . linguistics and comparative language and literature . . . and fine arts.
All of those have an average income under $40,000 and an unemployment rate between 3.9% and 5.2%.