Saint Xavier University

Chicago, IL

Saint Xavier University says, "The general education curriculum is designed to be both foundational and exploratory, developing the critical skills of writing, speaking, reading and thinking as well as an understanding of the methods, findings, approaches and thought processes of the liberal arts discipline. A liberal education at Saint Xavier University leads students to precise expression, analytic thought, systematic inquiry, clear judgement, effective decision making, personal integrity, ethical responsibility, aesthetic sensitivity, informed citizenship and an active posture toward the examined life." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,954
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:31%
  • Tuition & Fees:$32,250 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because it is one of four areas of the "Art, Humanities, Music and Literature" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs and may be fulfilled with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

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

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 06/06/2017


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