Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, VA

Lynchburg College says, "One of the principal goals of liberal education is to prepare students for intellectually fulfilling and productive lives. To achieve this goal, the College requires that every student, regardless of major, satisfy General Education requirements which, taken as a whole, help students understand and appreciate certain broad subject areas that have long been associated with learning in liberal arts settings." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,079
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:48%
  • Tuition & Fees:$36,620 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the qualifying courses for the "History" requirement are world history courses rather than U.S. government or history surveys.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


    See Note

    No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Laboratory Science" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little natural science content.

  • Additional Information

    Lynchburg College should be commended for its strong requirements in the fine arts, world history and theology.

  • General Education Assessment

    Lynchburg College 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: 04/05/2017


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