Should I apply to college as an Undeclared major?
A lot of students worry about applying to college without declaring a major. But at Champlain, we believe that applying as an Undeclared major means you have limitless potential and possibilities, and you're just not ready to lock yourself onto one path—that's why we give undecided students a variety of options when they apply.
Whether our students declare their majors early on in their college careers or wait to try out a few paths first, we want each and every one of them to continually explore options and opportunities—and we've created an environment and a culture that doesn't just support that, it encourages it.
If you want to do work you love for a career you're passionate about, but you want to explore all of your options first, you can apply to Champlain as Undeclared without a focus in any one area of study or academic division.
If you have a general idea of what you'd like to study in college but don't know which major would be the best choice, we encourage you to apply Undeclared within a broad area of study: Business, Communication & Creative Media, Education & Human Studies, or Information Technology & Sciences.
But, if you know exactly what you want to do and can't find one specific major that fits your unique goals, you could create your own major. The Degree Design Lab at Champlain College lets you combine different pathways into one, incredible roadmap to success.
No matter what you choose when you apply Undeclared, our exceptional team of expert faculty members will work with you to select classes where you can explore your interests, skills, and natural abilities.