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Why the Liberal Arts?

A liberal arts education develops the critical thinking, interpersonal communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills that are transferable and desired in leadership roles across industries. Our graduates leave Ursinus prepared to do anything, not just one thing. They develop a skill set that is relevant in a range of jobs and career fields, whether they find themselves in the board room, the operating room or the green room.  
By exploring issues, ideas and methods across disciplines, Ursinus is consistently ranked one of the top liberal arts schools in the nation by publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Forbes and Washington Monthly. Impressive? You bet. However, you still may be wondering, “what is a liberal arts college?”