Washington & Lee University

Lexington, VA

W&L says, "The goals of a liberal arts education include both breadth of knowledge (foundation and distribution) and competency in a specialized discipline or field of knowledge (the major). The Foundation and Distribution Requirements seek to expose students to various modes of thought and to the variety of ideas and values in today's world." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.wlu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,830
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:88%
  • Tuition & Fees:$48,267 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Literature" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "Humanities" section of the "Arts and Humanities" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not history surveys.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of five areas in the "Social Sciences" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 08/08/2016

B

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