find your major

Unsure about your path? Don't worry! We've got you covered.

Going into college undeclared at Saint Anselm has a lot of benefits: you can explore all kinds of programs, courses, and career pathways. As you meet faculty, staff, and alumni along the way, they will guide you. Undeclared advisors play a special role in assisting you to find the right path. We are confident you will discover a subject you’re passionate about which will lead to a career that you’ll love.


advisors dedicated to undeclared students


majors and minors


of the class of 2021 was employed, continuing their education, or in service within six months of graduation

Coming into a liberal arts college undeclared can be an incredible opportunity! It gives you space and time to grow, expand your thinking, and explore your interests.

— Professor Laura Shea, Fine Arts Department, undeclared advisor

A Sampling of 2021 Graduate Outcomes

Revenue Accountant at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Research Technician at Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Emerging Technologies Specialist at Dell EMC

Earning master’s at George Washington University

Delegate Relations Executive at RTM Business Group

Computer Science
Quality Engineer at Raytheon Technologies

Criminal Justice
Earning master’s at Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

Program Coordinator for Center for Ethics at Saint Anselm College

Inside Sales Rep at Sappi

Media and Marketing Administrator at Market Street Talent

Registered Nurse at Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Earning master’s at Boston College

Communication/Press Assistant to Massachusetts Speaker of the House

Behavioral Therapist at South Shore Autism Center

Social Work
Social Services Clinician at Butler Hospital


Get hands-on, real-world experience and bolster your resume with a paid or for-credit internship. Recent internships include Disney College Program, Entertainment 2 Affect Change, New Hampshire Historical Society, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, and Putnam Investments.

A Faculty Advisor in Your Corner

Strong academic advising can be critical to your success. Finding your major can seem overwhelming but we’re here from the very beginning to help. We have more than 25 faculty advisors for undeclared students who work with you one-on-one in finding a path that fits with your interests and goals and connects with your strengths to explore all your options.

Your advisor will become your best champion, the one who helps you find research opportunities or internships, teaches your favorite course, and writes your recommendations long after you’ve graduated.

Academic Advising →


Explore Some More

As an undeclared student, you’ll participate in our EXPLORE Program which helps you make the most of your first year at Saint Anselm. In addition to support in enrolling in classes, you’ll complete a self-discovery assessment and meet with your career advisor in the Career Development Center. You will attend an Undeclared Career Pathways session where you create a personalized action plan to help you pursue a meaningful career.

See how the Career Development Center can help you →

More to Discover

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