Numbers of Gradschoolmatch Users and their Academic Interests for Graduate School

Interested in knowing the numbers of students using with an affinity for your academic field? From time-to-time we take a snapshot of what they’d like to study.

As of late 2015, here are their declared academic field interests for graduate school as a percent of the overall users on the site.  The total number of users on the site changes daily, but the proportions of academic interests remains fairly stable. The current numbers are shown on the top left corner of this page.

Percents of Student Users by Declared Graduate Interests

12.46 Health professions and related programs.
11.04 Business, management, marketing, and related support services.
9.38 Psychology.
6.99 Biological and biomedical sciences.
6.94 Social sciences.
6.35 Education.
5.50 Engineering.
3.54 Communication, journalism, and related programs.
3.53 Visual and performing arts.
3.09 Public administration and social service professions.
3.06 Multi/interdisciplinary studies.
2.80 Legal professions and studies.
2.71 Computer and information sciences and support services.
2.34 Physical sciences.
2.24 English language and literature/letters.
1.57 Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services.
1.40 Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics.
1.39 Mathematics and statistics.
1.30 Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies.
1.29 History.
1.23 Natural resources and conservation.
1.15 Residency programs.
1.04 Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields.
0.91 Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies.
0.85 Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences.
0.84 Family and consumer sciences/human sciences.
0.82 Architecture and related services.
0.79 Leisure and recreational activities.
0.78 Philosophy and religious studies.
0.46 Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities.
0.29 Theology and religious vocations.
0.24 Military technologies and applied sciences.
0.23 Library science.
0.22 Communications technologies/technicians and support services.
0.21 Interpersonal and social skills.
0.19 Health-related knowledge and skills.
0.13 Military science, leadership and operational art.
0.12 Transportation and materials moving.
0.12 Construction trades.
0.11 Science technologies/technicians.
0.08 Basic skills and developmental/remedial education.
0.07 Citizenship activities.
0.06 Personal awareness and self-improvement.
0.05 Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians.
0.03 Personal and culinary services.
0.02 High school/secondary diplomas and certificates.
0.01 Precision production.


Author: TJ Murphy

Gradschoolmatch Founder