Proof points: The number of college graduates in the humanities drops for the eighth consecutive year

From The Hechinger Report: “Following the Great Recession of 2008, college students turned away from the humanities, as expected. … But this time, college students didn’t come back to English, history and other liberal arts disciplines. Instead, more and more students turned away from the humanities and opted to major in engineering, health and other career-oriented fields. … Depending upon which fields you include in the humanities bucket, the drop in graduates is somewhere between 16 percent and 29 percent since 2012.”

View the full article from The Hechinger Report.

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