Who Hits the Books More? Study Habits Vary by Major, Survey Finds - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

"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.

Business majors study the least, 14 hours a week, along with social-science majors, whose professors' expectations, at 18 hours a week, are furthest from reality..." Sara Lipka