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Title:  Beginning College Students Who Change Their Majors Within 3 Years of Enrollment
Description: This Data Point uses data from the 2012/14 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:12/14) to examine the extent to which first-time associate’s and bachelor’s degree students change their majors within the first 3 years of enrollment. The report focuses on how the rate at which students change major varies with their degree program and field of study.
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Cover Date: November 2017
Web Release: December 7, 2017
Publication #: NCES 2018434
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Katherine Leu, RTI International
Type of Product: Data Point
Survey/Program Areas: Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Data Point, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.