California University of Pennsylvania

California, PA

California University of Pennsylvania says, "a liberal education is essential for all students, regardless of the profession for which they may be preparing. The goals, objectives and courses that comprise the general education program are designed to provide students with the knowledge, understanding and skills they will need to pursue their careers and to lead productive and rewarding lives." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:5,522
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:37%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$10,339 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$14,673 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Natural Sciences" and "Laboratory Component Courses" requirements may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

  • General Education Assessment

    California University of Pennsylvania 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

Curriculum last evaluated: 05/19/2016


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