List of All U.S. Colleges with a General Studies Major

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For students who are unsure what specific topic they want to study in college, a General Studies Major provides them the opportunity to study a variety of topics, develop their skills, and gain a better understanding of what they wish to pursue as a career. If you’re interested in studying General Studies, here’s a complete list of schools that offer this major.

 

Search for schools with a General Studies major and see your chances of acceptance.

 

How to Use This List

 

This list of colleges is organized by state. To learn more about each college, including acceptance rates, costs, enrollment, and more, click on the name of the school.

 

List of All U.S. Colleges with a General Studies Major

 

School

State

Samford University

Alabama

Alabama A&M | AAMU

Alabama

University of Mobile

Alabama

University of Alabama at Birmingham | UAB

Alabama

University of Alaska Fairbanks | UAF

Alaska

University of the Ozarks

Arkansas

University of Redlands

California

Woodbury University

California

United States Air Force Academy | Air Force

Colorado

Colorado State University | CSU

Colorado

University of Connecticut | UConn

Connecticut

University of Hartford

Connecticut

Sacred Heart University | SHU

Connecticut

Fairfield University

Connecticut

Wilmington University

Delaware

Barry University

Florida

Nova Southeastern University | NSU

Florida

University of Central Florida | UCF

Florida

Stetson University

Florida

Florida Memorial University

Florida

University of Miami

Florida

University of South Florida | USF

Florida

Georgia Southern University

Georgia

Mercer University

Georgia

Georgia Institute of Technology | Georgia Tech

Georgia

University of Idaho

Idaho

Boise State University | BSU

Idaho

Loyola University Chicago

Illinois

Northwestern University

Illinois

University of Illinois at Chicago | UIC

Illinois

Illinois Institute of Technology | Illinois Tech

Illinois

Columbia College Chicago

Illinois

DePaul University

Illinois

Roosevelt University

Illinois

Illinois State University | ISU

Illinois

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign | UIUC

Illinois

Earlham College

Indiana

Ball State University | BSU

Indiana

University of Notre Dame

Indiana

Northwestern College

Iowa

Cornell College

Iowa

Wichita State University | WSU

Kansas

University of the Cumberlands

Kentucky

Tulane University

Louisiana

University of Louisiana at Lafayette | UL Lafayette

Louisiana

University of Louisiana at Monroe | ULM

Louisiana

Louisiana Tech University | La. Tech

Louisiana

Bates College

Maine

United States Naval Academy | Navy

Maryland

Fitchburg State University

Massachusetts

Worcester State University

Massachusetts

Springfield College

Massachusetts

University of Massachusetts Amherst | UMass Amherst

Massachusetts

Andrews University

Michigan

University of Michigan

Michigan

University of Mississippi | Ole Miss

Mississippi

Mississippi State University | MSU

Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi | Southern Miss

Mississippi

Lindenwood University

Missouri

University of Missouri | Mizzou

Missouri

College of the Ozarks

Missouri

Saint Louis University | SLU

Missouri

Webster University

Missouri

Montana Tech of the University of Montana | Montana Tech

Montana

University of Nebraska Omaha | UNO

Nebraska

Union College (Nebraska)

Nebraska

University of Nevada, Reno

Nevada

University of Nevada, Las Vegas | UNLV

Nevada

New Jersey Institute of Technology | NJIT

New Jersey

Rowan University

New Jersey

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology | New Mexico Tech

New Mexico

New Mexico State University | NMSU

New Mexico

University of New Mexico | UNM

New Mexico

Manhattan College

New York

The State University of New York at Buffalo | SUNY Buffalo

New York

Cornell University

New York

Hofstra University

New York

The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute | SUNY Poly

New York

St. Lawrence University

New York

Columbia University

New York

Wake Forest University

North Carolina

Elon University

North Carolina

East Carolina University | ECU

North Carolina

University of North Dakota | UND

North Dakota

Marietta College

Ohio

Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio

Youngstown State University

Ohio

University of Dayton

Ohio

Kent State University

Ohio

Case Western Reserve University

Ohio

University of Toledo

Ohio

Oklahoma State University | OSU

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City University | OCU

Oklahoma

University of Portland

Oregon

Villanova University

Pennsylvania

Swarthmore College

Pennsylvania

St. Francis College | SFC

Pennsylvania

Carnegie Mellon University | CMU

Pennsylvania

Drexel University

Pennsylvania

Temple University

Pennsylvania

Claflin University

South Carolina

Clemson University

South Carolina

Presbyterian College

South Carolina

College of Charleston

South Carolina

Coastal Carolina University | Coastal

South Carolina

Furman University

South Carolina

University of South Carolina Upstate | USC Upstate

South Carolina

University of South Carolina | USC

South Carolina

University of South Carolina Aiken | USC Aiken

South Carolina

Wofford College

South Carolina

South Dakota State University

South Dakota

University of South Dakota | USD

South Dakota

Lipscomb University

Tennessee

Tennessee State University | TSU

Tennessee

Middle Tennessee State University | MTSU

Tennessee

Fisk University

Tennessee

Trevecca Nazarene University

Tennessee

Tennessee Technological University | Tennessee Tech

Tennessee

University of Memphis

Tennessee

East Tennessee State University | ETSU

Tennessee

University of St. Thomas (Texas)

Texas

Texas Southern University | TSU

Texas

Sam Houston State University | SHSU

Texas

Texas Woman’s University | TWU

Texas

Texas A&M University–Commerce

Texas

University of North Texas | UNT

Texas

Texas Christian University | TCU

Texas

Texas Tech University | TTU

Texas

St. Edward’s University

Texas

Texas State University

Texas

Lamar University

Texas

Howard Payne University | HPU

Texas

University of Texas at Arlington | UT Arlington

Texas

Southern Methodist University | SMU

Texas

University of Texas at San Antonio | UTSA

Texas

Utah State University

Utah

University of Utah

Utah

Bennington College

Vermont

Hampton University

Virginia

George Mason University

Virginia

Walla Walla University

Washington

Gonzaga University

Washington

University of Washington

Washington

Seattle Pacific University | SPU

Washington

Howard University

Washington DC

Catholic University of America | CUA

Washington DC

West Virginia University | WVU

West Virginia

Cardinal Stritch University

Wisconsin

Marquette University

Wisconsin

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How to Find Best-Fit Schools

 

Having a specific major is just one aspect of many when evaluating your fit with a potential college. Some other factors to consider are:

 

  • Academic rigor, resources, and support
  • School and class size
  • Location
  • Cost and financial aid generosity
  • Your chances of acceptance
  • Flexibility in the curriculum
  • Diversity

 

To find a school with a General Studies major that also suits your other preferences, use our free chancing engine and school search tool. You’ll be able to filter for schools based on major and all the aforementioned preferences. We’ll also let you know how you stack up against other applicants and how to improve your profile.


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