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Our Best Advice for Choosing a College Major

Ready to explore different academic fields? Declare a major? Change your major? Create your own? Here's everything you need to know about college majors!

Starting the college search and admission process is an exhilarating milestone, accompanied by a significant decision: choosing a college major! This choice not only shapes your academic trajectory for the next few years but also lays the groundwork for future professional pursuits. But don’t let all this weigh you down—most majors are flexible and lead to a variety of careers, and you don’t even need to declare one until you’ve completed your second year of college!

If you want to get the ball rolling or make sure you’re on the right path, you’ve come to the right place. This is all our best advice on everything you need to know about college majors, from exploring your options and finding schools that offer great programs to declaring a double major, creating your own major, and even changing your major down the road. Get ready to find a field that not only resonates with your interests but propels you toward a successful future!

Exploring your options

Making the choice

Majors and college admission

Beyond traditional majors and minors

Majors and career connections

Changing your major in college

After you figure out what you’d like to study in college, browse our Lists & Rankings by Major to find the best programs for your field!

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