Messiah College

Grantham, PA

Messiah College says, "The General Education program at Messiah College encourages the development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes of intellect, character, and faith that Christians use in lives of service, leadership, and reconciliation." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,759
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:76%
  • Tuition & Fees:$34,160 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because the "First Year Seminar" requirement may be satisfied by courses that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


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    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the "Languages and Culture" requirement with elementary-level study and a cross-cultural studies course.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


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    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 "Social Sciences and History" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Messiah 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: 02/15/2018


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