This study aimed to analyze the factors that will affect the students in selecting majors in Bina Nusantara University. The analysis used in this research was principal component analysis with the aim to reduce the factors which have become smaller without reducing the available information. The calculation result obtained data that the factors that influence students in choosing majors, only three main components of the seven factors that exist, which are the variable factor and the prospect of
majoring in the working world demand factors have the greatest contribution to the first main component. The second main component is dominated by the factor of parental role and the role of friend. Variable factors of interest and talent give the largest contribution to the third main component.
Kumalasari T, Sutoro and Santoso D. (2010). Analisis Faktor yang Mempengaruhi Mahasiswa/i dalam Pemilihan Jurusan dengan Metode Analisis Komponen Utama Berbasiskan Komputer. MatStat, 10 (1), 67-75.