Top 10 most popular college courses in the USA vs UK

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As one set of students graduate, another prepare to enter their first/freshman year. We thought we would take a look into the most popular degree courses in both the US and the UK to see how these compare. Both Business Studies and Nursing rate highly on both sides of the pond, but, surprisingly, neither Law nor Medicine rated within the top 10 in the USA. For the full list, see below!  


  1. Business Administration & Management
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing
  4. Biology
  5. Education
  6. English Language & Literature
  7. Economics
  8. Communication studies/Speech communication
  9. Political Science
  10. Computer and Information Science


  1. Nursing
  2. Business Management
  3. Design Studies
  4. Law
  5. Psychology
  6. Medicine
  7. Computer Science
  8. English Studies
  9. Social Work
  10. Sports science

Are you surprised by these results? Does your chosen course make the list? Let us know by commenting on this post or on Twitter - @firstpointusa1


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