Undeclared / Exploratory

If you don’t know which major to choose or feel uncertain about one you are leaning towards, you are not alone. For many students, entering college as an Exploratory student is an excellent way to begin a successful college career. In fact, there can be real advantages to starting out Exploratory

One-on-One Guidance

Not sure what you want to major/minor in? No problem. Our undeclared students receive one-on-one attention from a support team that includes your academic advisor, career advisors, and success coaches. Our goal is the same as yours: to help you find a major that suits your career interests, skills and personality.

At the University of New Haven, each student is on a guided program, beginning before you even get to campus, helping you explore areas of possible interest while working to keep you on track to graduate in four years. Our talented team of faculty and staff are there to support you every step of the way to finding the perfect major and your dream career!

Your Own Support Team

There are so many people on campus that want you to succeed and find your passion. Students have access to a variety of resources throughout the course of their studies at the University of New Haven. Students will have access to:

  • The Career Development Center
  • The Centers for Academic Success and Advising (CASA)
  • An academic advisor
Plenty of Options

With nearly 100 majors and 50 minors, a nationally recognized Experiential Education program, and a dedicated program in which Exploratory students work one-on-one with experienced advisors and counselors, the University of New Haven is an ideal place to discover the major that is right for you! Exploration leads to discovery!

Charger Advantage

Get an inside look at what differentiates the University of New Haven and how your experiences as a student will prepare you for success.

Nationally Recognized Center for Career Development

All University of New Haven students have access to the many resources available through the University’s Career Development Center, which has been named one of the best in the nation by The Princeton Review.

From career assessments, networking, and job shadowing to on-campus interviews and salary negotiation, the Career Development Center provides the skills and connections to identify a meaningful career and an opportunity to pursue your passion.

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Next Steps
  • Whether you're still in high school or are transferring from another college, we offer full- and part-time opportunities for undergraduates from inside the U.S. and abroad. The admission process can begin as early as the end of your high school junior year.

    The Application Process

  • We offer a comprehensive financial aid program, with students receiving assistance in the form of grants, scholarships, student loans, and part-time employment. Funds are available from federal and state governments, private sponsors, and from university resources. More than 85 percent of the University's full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance.

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