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By the numbers: gender and majors

The top ten majors for Yale women and men.

Chart: Mark Zurolo ’01MFA. Source: Office of Institutional Research.

Chart: Mark Zurolo ’01MFA. Source: Office of Institutional Research.

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Overall, economics, political science, and history were the three most popular majors of juniors and seniors in the last academic year. Here are the top ten majors for junior and senior women and men in 2018–19. In all, there were 1405 men and 1360 women in the two classes.

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