Colgate University

Hamilton, NY

Colgate says that its curriculum "takes seiously the faculty's mission to engage students in the fullness of a liberal arts education: to learn, reflect, and live with an expanding awareness of one's responsibility to self, community, and the larger world." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.colgate.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,875
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:86%
  • Tuition & Fees:$49,970 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Writing" requirement through SAT or ACT scores, and required "First-Year Seminars" do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Relations, Institutions, and Agents" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Relations, Institutions, and Agents" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Natural Sciences and Mathematics" section of the "Areas of Inquiry" requirement, as well as the "Scientific Perspectives on the World" section of the "Common Core" requirement; thus students may choose either one or the other.

  • 7. Science

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Natural Sciences and Mathematics" section of the "Areas of Inquiry" requirement, as well as the "Scientific Perspectives on the World" section of the "Common Core" requirement; thus students may choose either one or the other.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/02/2016

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