Exploratory Studies (for undecided students)

There’s no substitute for the power of discovery

Here’s a secret: Loads of brilliant students don’t know what they want to major in.
And that’s ok.

Purdue’s Exploratory Studies lets you dive into a world of possibilities. Explore. Research. Find your passion. You’ll have up to four semesters to learn about yourself, select a major and head toward a career that fits you perfectly.

  • Explore your strengths, interests and skills

  • Individualized academic and career planning

  • Smooth transition to major

Interesting things you will do

  • Take the Myers-Briggs personality test and discover careers that fit your personality type

  • Research majors and the occupations they lead to

  • Shadow professionals in careers you’d like to explore


Purdue University Office of Admissions, 475 Stadium Mall Dr., West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-1776, Hearing impaired only: 1-800-743-3333

© 2015 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by the Office of Admissions

Trouble with this page? Disability-related accessibility issue? Privacy Policy. Please contact the Office of Admissions at 765-494-1776 and/or admissions@purdue.edu