Archive for May, 2012
For continuing education after high school, some people already know what college they wish to attend. Others are undecided and need to do research to locate the proper institution to fulfill their career plans. This is true for students who live on the East coast as well as the West coast.
If this is your case, the best way to find a school that will fulfill your expectations is to research review articles of different colleges and universities that offer the courses Read the rest of this entry »
There are several excellent liberal arts colleges in the southern United States. Within the large state of Texas alone, many public and private universities have highly ranked liberal arts programs, including: Baylor University, a private Baptist school in Waco; Rice University in Houston, which is the most selective college in Texas; the University of Texas at Austin, one of the largest public universities in the nation; and Texas A&M at College Station.
Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama is Read the rest of this entry »
The Northern part of the United States is certainly blessed with an abundance of highly rated liberal arts colleges. Two of the top ranked liberal arts colleges in the North are both located in the state of Minnesota.
Carleton College located in the small town of Northfield, Minnesota is one of the highest rated liberal arts colleges in the entire United States. In fact, U.S. News and World Report has placed Carleton College in its top ten list of all liberal arts colleges in America.
According to Carleton College’s website, the current student enrollment is just under Read the rest of this entry »
For students who are not exactly sure of their college major and career goals, a liberal arts college can be an good choice because of the variety of programs offered. There are several excellent liberal arts colleges on the west coast. They range from large public universities to small, private, religious-based schools.
The University of California has several branches that are rated among the top public schools in the country, including Berkeley, Davis, Los Angeles, and Irvine. UC is known for its liberal approach to learning and Read the rest of this entry »
Some of the best liberal arts colleges can be found on the East coast. Maine is home to many great liberal arts colleges: they include Bates College, Bowdoin College and Colby College. These are all private colleges with around a 10 to 1 student/faculty ratio. This ratio allows professors to give students one-on-one time and answer all their students’ questions. Courses are tough, and that is why these are some of the best liberal arts colleges on the East coast.
Other colleges include Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. This is a private women’s college that has a strong academic program. Temple Read the rest of this entry »