Marian University (IN)

Indianapolis, IN

Marian University says, "The general education program provides a common educational experience within the Catholic Franciscan tradition...This core educational program is infused with an appreciation of the four Franciscan sponsorship values: dignity of the individual, peace and justice, reconciliation, and responsible stewardship. In essence, the program is a crucial stage in a lifetime of learning, analysis, and contemplation." [Source, Pg. 25]

  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,303
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:34%
  • Tuition & Fees:$33,000 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


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    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "Behavioral and Social Knowledge" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. history or government surveys.

  • 5. Economics


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    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required. to fulfill the "Behavioral and Social Knowledge" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Marian University (IN) 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: 06/20/2018


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