Schools where clustering of majors is common

BY foxsports • September 5, 2011

A look at schools in conferences that receive automatic BCS berths that have the highest percentage of football players pursuing the same majors. The survey includes only sophomores, juniors and seniors, and does not include players who have not declared a major or list no academic information. The material was compiled from media guides, university websites and information provided by schools.

At Least 50 Percent In One Major

Georgia Tech, ACC - Management/Business Management (43 of 62, 69 percent)

Vanderbilt, SEC - Human and Organizational Development (35 of 59, 59 percent)

UCLA, Pac 12 - History (27 of 47, 57 percent)

Wake Forest, ACC - Communications (34 of 60, 57 percent)

Baylor, Big 12 - General Studies (27 of 53, 51 percent)

At Least 50 Percent In Two Majors

Arkansas, SEC

Arizona State, Pac-12

Boston College, ACC

Cincinnati, Big East

Clemson, ACC


Mississippi St., SEC

North Carolina, ACC

Rutgers, Big East

South Florida, Big East

Texas A&M, Big 12

USC, Pac 12

At Least 50 Percent in Three Majors

Alabama, SEC

California, Pac 12

Colorado, Pac 12

Connecticut, Big East

Florida St., ACC

Illinois, Big Ten

Iowa, Big Ten

Kansas St., Big 12

Louisville, Big East

Miami, ACC

Mississippi, SEC

Northwestern, Big Ten

Oklahoma, Big 12

Oregon, Pac 12

Pittsburgh, Big East

South Carolina, SEC

Stanford, Pac 12

Syracuse, Big East

Texas, Big 12

Utah, Pac 12

Washington, Pac 12

Washington State, Pac 12

share story