Parents may worry their kids play video games too much. But 52.6% of want to pursue a college major in the sciences category, according to a survey by GYO Score, an esports and gaming metrics company.
On top of that, nearly 24.4% of esports athletes are interested in pursuing a college degree in arts or business and finance. This is a surprising conclusion because traditional athletes (football, baseball, basketball) have been found to pursue these degrees the most.
13.2% of surveyed esports athletes would be interested in a major related to gaming and esports.
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GYO Score’s study included 1,156 esports players at both high school and collegiate levels who completed all or some