Gustavus Adolphus College

St. Peter, MN

Gustavus Adolphus College says, "Gustavus strives to be a distinctive community of learning, known for dedication to excellence and to the development of the whole student. This means nurturing an intellectual climate that encourages scholarly activities by both students and faculty. Central to this vision is excellence in teaching. Conversations among students, between students and faculty, and among faculty members are the fabric of the College community." [Source]

  • Website:http://gustavus.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,250
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:78%
  • Tuition & Fees:$42,840 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Literary and Rhetorical Studies" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 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 "Historical and Philosophical Studies" and "Human Behavior and Social Institutions" requirements.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • Additional Information

    It should be noted that Gustavus Adolphus College offers an alternative general education program, the 3 Crowns Integrated Core, which should be commended for its robust foreign language and literature requirements in addition to the subjects noted above.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/08/2017

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