By Iris Stone When you graduate from college, where do you see yourself. Moving back in with your parents and struggling to get interviews, or signing a lease on your new apartment after landing a high. If you want to secure the latter (and we assume you do) then you need to major in engineering. A 2015 study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has reported, yet again, that engineering is where it’s at. earning majors for the class of 2015, all of them – we repeat, all of them – were in engineering. What specialty you choose also matters (the difference between a degree in Petroleum and Industrial Engineering is about $30k) but the bottom line is this: if you want to earn $60 .