Transylvania University says that, "The college believes that all students, no matter what career or vocation they choose, benefit from liberal education; and so the college encourages the free search for knowledge and understanding drawn from the natural and social sciences, the humanities and the arts. By so doing, the college strives to empower students to develop lifelong habits of learning and intelligent, respectful discussion. Therefore, students must fulfill requirements in five general areas." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:963
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:68%
- Tuition & Fees:$35,830 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" requirement.
No credit given for Economics because an economics course is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" requirement.
No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Natural Science" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.
General Education Assessment
Transylvania University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.
Curriculum last evaluated: 06/15/2018