Unusual majors help some colleges stand out from the crowd — and boost enrollment

From The Hechinger Report: “This particular small college has what it says is the country’s only four-year bachelor’s degree in automotive restoration … At a time when other colleges and universities are struggling for students, McPherson’s enrollment has been steadily increasing. Because its program is unique, it can cast a wider net than other colleges its size; its 851 students — up 18 percent over the last five years, according to figures provided by a spokesperson — come from 33 states and seven countries. Nearly twice as many apply to the automotive restoration program as can get in, and between 97 and 100 percent of graduates in each of the last three years have landed jobs in the industry.”

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