Marymount University

Arlington, VA

Marymount University says, "The Liberal Arts Core reflects the mission of Marymount University, its Catholic identity and the heritage of its founders, the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary. Central to this mission is a commitment to the Catholic intellectual tradition for which faith and reason are in harmony and education of the whole person is centered on examining fundamental questions of human existence and values to deepen an appreciation of life. The Liberal Arts Core is therefore grounded in the traditional humanities and sciences, the study of which provides students with a broad understanding of human cultures and the world around them, prompts them to examine their own lives and values, and encourages them to cultivate their sense of personal and social responsibility." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,323
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:36%
  • Tuition & Fees:$29,780 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Introductory Literature" requirement may be fulfilled with courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American history or government is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Introductory History" requirement.

  • 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


Curriculum last evaluated: 04/05/2017


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