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Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Friday, May 12, 2017

Marriage Rates by College Major

From Market Watch:

Wondering why you haven’t tied the knot yet? Maybe you should look at your major, not at yourself, to learn why.

Rates of marriage largely correlate with what people studied in college, career website Zippia concluded in a new study. In an analysis of census data, it found 91% of men in plant science and agronomy are married by the age of 30 and 88% of women in animal sciences are married by then. Conversely, people of all genders who studied geography were the least likely to marry, with only 32% married at 30. People who studied general social sciences followed for the least likely to be married at 30, with 36% married then.

Read more here.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2017/05/marriage-rates-by-college-major.html

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