Tag Archive: Taulbee Survey Report

The full Taulbee Survey Report produced annually.

Interest in CS as a Major Drops Among Incoming Freshmen


An analysis of survey results from the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles (HERI/UCLA) indicates that the popularity of computer science (CS) as a major among incoming freshmen at all undergraduate institutions has dropped significantly in the past four years. Alarmingly, the proportion of women who thought that they might major in CS has fallen to levels unseen since the early 1970s.