Top 10 Canadian University Degrees Majors

In 2005/2006 an estimated 1, 047,700 students registered for classes in Canadian universities. That's a lot of students! Wonder what they were all taking?

There's a big difference, though, between the number of students who begin and the number of degrees awarded in any given year. In 2005, Canadian universities awarded 151, 944 bachelor's and other undergraduate degrees.

There are a lot of program choices at Canada's universities and colleges. While it's important to search out the one that's right for you, it can also help to see which ones are the most popular.

Wonder what recent grads studied? Here’s a list of the most popular degrees, diplomas and certificates awarded by Canadian post-secondary institutions in 2005.

1. Business Administration  20,694 
2. Social and Behavioral Sciences + Law  14,124  
3. Engineering and Technology  13,614  
4. Liberal Arts & Humanities 8,469  
5. Computer Science & Information Technology 7,083  
6. Natural & Applied Sciences  6,681  
7. Education 6,252  
8. Health, Recreation & Fitness 5,067  
9. Visual, Fine and Applied Arts 2,550  
10. Agriculture and Bio-Resources  1,515  
11. Other  645  

Total 84,703