Majors to Careers: Alumni Destinations

Impact of Major on Career Path for UC San Diego Alumni

This interactive graphic demonstrates the connection between areas of study at UC San Diego and the career paths of 73,500 alumni*. The left side of the circle is divided into 15 sections, each representing a major or grouping of majors available at UC San Diego. The right side of the circle is similarly broken into 15 sections, each representing a grouping of careers chosen by our alums.  

Each of the 73,500 alumni is represented within an arc going from the left side of the circle to the right. The thickness of the arc conveys the relative number of alumni who chose a particular major-career path. Compare the relative thicknesses to understand the relative frequency of various major-career combinations.    

*Data drawn from all UC San Diego alumni with LinkedIn profiles within the 15 career categories