Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

Shenandoah University says, "The purpose of General Education at Shenandoah University is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and opportunities to be active, ethical, and productive citizens in a changing and diverse world." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,063
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:47%
  • Tuition & Fees:$31,920 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Artistic Expression" requirement may be satisfied by non-literature courses.

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "Individual in Society" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. history or government surveys.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Individual in Society" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Shenandoah 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

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/18/2018


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