Undeclared Students

If you have not declared a major, you are not alone! 

  • More than 1,000 students are Undeclared as they begin at Missouri State University 

  • Many students are unsure of what their future career should be when they enter college 

  • Only 1/3 of university seniors will graduate in the field they preferred as a first-year student 

Students who start as Undeclared: 

  • tend to have a better GPA 

  • are more likely to enjoy college and less likely to withdraw 

  • are more likely to graduate in under 6 years, saving a lot of money 

  • have more time to explore their interests, making them more likely to choose a career path that they will enjoy  

Steps to choose a major:  

Meet with an Advisor in the Academic Advising and Transfer Center!