Who Hits the Books More? Study Habits Vary by Major

The average full-time undergraduate student studies about as much as faculty members expect—15 hours a week—but the duration varies by major, according to this year's National Survey of Student Engagement, released today. Engineering majors spend the most time studying, 19 hours a week, but even among those who exceed 20 hours, nearly a quarter still often show up for class without assignments completed, the report says.

Who Hits the Books More? Study Habits Vary by Major, Survey Finds