Academic Costume: Colors Associated With Fields

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
Field Color
Agriculture Maize
Arts, Letters, Humanities White
Commerce, Accountancy,
Dentistry Lilac
Economics Copper
Education Light blue
Engineering Orange
Fine Arts, Architecture Brown
Forestry Russet
Journalism Crimson
Law Purple
Library Science Lemon
Medicine Green
Music Pink
Nursing Apricot
Oratory (Speech) Silver gray
Pharmacy Olive green
Philosophy Dark blue
Physical Education Sage green
Public Admin. including Foreign Service Peacock blue
Public Health Salmon pink
Science Golden yellow
Social Work Citron
Theology Scarlet
Veterinary Science Gray

Selected Degree AbbreviationsHigher EducationMedian Annual Income, by Level of Education, 1990–2004
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