Study Shows 42 Percent of Incoming College Freshmen Say the Pandemic Influenced Their Choice in Major

MILWAUKEE — The pandemic is affecting our college freshmen’s choice of major.

Statistics builder Intelligent surveyed more than 1,200 incoming college freshmen. Eleven of them were from Wisconsin.

The survey shows 42-percent of incoming freshmen said the pandemic did influence their choice of major. More students are wanting to pursue the legal area, as well as cultural and gender studies.

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