The 3 most popular majors at every Ivy League school

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Princeton University Students Graduation Campus AP Photo/Mel Evans Here's what do undergraduates at the eight Ivy League schools like to study.

An Ivy League education is often thought to be a ticket to future successes. The most recent admissions numbers - with acceptance rates in the single digits - shows just how sought after a degree from their campuses can be.

So what do undergraduates at the eight Ivy League schools like to study? Turns out, it's surprisingly similar no matter which school they attend.

At six of the eight schools, economics is the most popular major among students who graduated in 2016. The most popular major at the two outliers, Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania, were engineering and finance, respectively.

Scroll down to see the top three most popular majors across the Ivy League.

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Brown University

Brown University

1. Economics
2. Computer Science
3. Biology

Columbia University

Columbia University

1. Economics
2. Political Science
3. Psychology

Cornell University

Cornell University

1. Engineering
2. Business, Management & Marketing
3. Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College

1. Economics
2. Government
3. History

Harvard University

Harvard University

1. Economics
2. Government
3. Computer Science

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

1. Finance
2. Economics
3. Nursing

Princeton University

Princeton University

1. Economics
2. Woodrow Wilson School (policy making, analysis, and evaluation)
3. Computer Science

Yale University

Yale University

1. Economics
2. Political Science
3. History

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