Liberal Arts Schools Omaha NE
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By Adam Sapp
Admissions Officer, Claremont McKenna College
You have probably heard the phrase "liberal arts college" during your search, but may not be sure exactly what it means. The term "liberal arts college" tends to refer to a class of schools whose main goal is to develop well-rounded students by immersing them in all areas of study: social sciences, humanities, physical sciences, and the arts. These schools do not focus on training students for a specific career path, but rather equipping them with critical-thinking skills applicable to all career paths.
While liberal arts colleges come in many forms, most tend to be smaller private schools, where students live on campus and are part of an all-encompassing academic and social environment. The majority of liberal arts colleges are independent institutions. However, many large universities have a liberal arts school within them. Although each institution is different, the independent liberal arts colleges often have a few characteristics in common:
- Small student populations, between 700 and 2500 students
- A high percentage of students living on campus, anywhere from 70 to 100 percent
- Small classes, averaging between 12 and 30 students per class
- A focus on undergraduate education (although some offer limited graduate programs in a small number of areas)
- Pre-professional advising systems for law, medical, business and Ph.D. programs
Faculty-student relationships are the backbone of the liberal...
Dates: 6/15/2013 - 6/26/2013
Location: NCAA College World Series
I-80 Thirteenth Street Exit
The 2013 NCAA Men's College World Series. Games begin on Saturday, June 15. The best-of-three championship series begins on Monday, June 24, concluding on either Tuesday or Wednesday.
June 15, 2013 to June 26, 2013 (Recurring daily)