Changing your Major

At UNH, it's ok if you don't know what you want to major in right away. About 75% of our students change their major at least once during the course of their time here. To request a change or major prior to Orientation, email you name, student ID #, and major you wish to change into to the Admissions Office at We will re-evaluate your application for this change and notify you of the outcome. You will also have the opportunity to change your major during Orientation.

If you are interested in majoring in Education please note that you select an undergraduate major first in a subject  area and then you major in  education in graduate school.

Please Note: The University cannot guarantee approval of change of major requests. Some majors at UNH have competitive enrollment restrictions please view our restricted and competitive majors page for more information on the following majors:

  • Athletic Training
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Kinesiology: Exercise Science
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Paul College of Business and Economics
  • Undeclared Health and Human Services