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Liberal Arts

The Liberal Arts curriculum is the foundation of education in the United States. Encompassing a broad array of versatile fields in the humanities, this interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on writing, research and critical thinking skills. Students pursuing a degree in literature, journalism, communications or history may begin their studies with liberal arts courses.
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Liberal Arts

Anthropology and Sociology
Archaeology
Communications
Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies
English
Foreign Language and Communication Media
Human Rights Studies
Linguistics
Literature
Peace and Conflict Studies
Philosophy
Psychology, Human Development, and Family Studies
Radio-Television/Journalism
Religious Studies
Urban Planning

Study Liberal Arts AT U.S. UNIVERSITIES

Top National Universities: #166
Location: Garden City, New York
Enrollment: 8,146
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #77
Location: Washington, DC
Enrollment: 14,311
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Regional Universities Midwest: #53
Location: Ashland, Ohio
Enrollment: 6,626
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #104
Location: Auburn, Alabama
Enrollment: 30,440
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universitites: #192
Location: Muncie, Indiana
Enrollment: 22,513
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Location: New York, New York
Enrollment: 3,696
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Best Engineering Schools: #156
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Enrollment: 16,327
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #218
Location: Miami, Florida
Enrollment: 58,046
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #153
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Enrollment: 37,316
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #293
Location: Bangor, Maine
Enrollment: 3,763
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Regional Universities Midwest: #117
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Enrollment: 2,218
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #153
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Enrollment: 30,985
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #153
Location: Macon, Georgia
Enrollment: 8,740
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #40
Location: Boston, MA
Enrollment: 21,627
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Best Undergraduate Engineering: #38
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Enrollment: 31,073
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #246
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Enrollment: 20,435
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top Public Schools: #95
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
Enrollment: 24,649
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Regional Universities West: #5
Location: Moraga, California
Enrollment: 3,881
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #74
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
Enrollment: 6,728
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #218
Location: Lubbock, TX
Enrollment: 38,209
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #166
Location: Orlando, Florida
Enrollment: 68,571
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #132
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Enrollment: 11,241
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #132
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Enrollment: 31,683
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #130
Location: Lawrence, Kansas
Enrollment: 27,690
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Best Engineering Schools: #58
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 30,593
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #228
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 16,146
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #162
Location: Oxford, Mississippi
Enrollment: 22,456
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #104
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Enrollment: 34,795
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #125
Location: Stockton, California
Enrollment: 6,493
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #104
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Enrollment: 32,994
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
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