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Find your future.

The University of New Hampshire offers a particularly rewarding academic environment for undeclared students. It starts with our range of majors and commitment to individualized advising throughout the student journey. It continues with how we learn –and lead. Every day, we collaborate, in a spirit of inquiry and impact, across fields and points-of-view, to solve the world’s most urgent challenges. The future we build here is so much more than a major. Limitless is where your ambition belongs. Join us. Start with curiosity. Forge your unique path.

Apply by Feb. 1 for Regular Decision

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Of incoming first-year students
are considered undeclared

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Undergraduate majors across
five colleges and schools

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Of students change their major
at least once prior to graduating

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Undeclared 401

There’s a class designed specifically for students who need more time before committing to a course of study. It’s called COLA 401, and in it you’ll explore major, career and internship options, and you’ll meet with an academic advisor regularly to build your academic plan.

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Academic Advisors

Get answers to questions about declaring a major (or any other academic-related topic) when you need them. The pros at the University Advising Center help undeclared students navigate their journeys.

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Career Coaching

The dedicated Career and Professional Success center offers zillions of resources and holds a huge career and internship fair every semester. It’s a good idea to attend, even if you’re undeclared, so you can see the variety of opportunities available and discover which jobs sound most appealing.

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    Limitless opportunities

    Take engaging classes. Intern in fields that interest you. Foster meaningful connections with UNH staff and faculty. Hear from upperclassmen and alumni on how they chose their path and profession. Ask questions. Set goals. Become the best version of you. 

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Great Outcomes

There are over 144,000 living UNH alumni across the country and across the globe, and some of the most successful arrived at UNH with undeclared majors. So don’t sweat it. Enjoy the process of exploring your options; your passion will present itself before you know it.

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Important dates & deadlines

Nov. 15

Early Action deadline for first-year students

Feb. 1

Regular application deadline for first-year students

Mar. 1

FAFSA filing deadline for financial aid