Aquinas College

Grand Rapids, MI

Aquinas College says, "The General Education Program combines a breadth of knowledge with the sequential development of a wide range of skills, expanding the students’ knowledge and vision for their growth as human beings for their personal and professional futures. It is intended to foster the development of a desire for knowledge and truth, and a spirit of intellectual dialogue and inquiry." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,654
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:33%
  • Tuition & Fees:$30,062 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


    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/Philosophy" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Aquinas 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: 07/25/2017


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