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Why Study the Liberal Arts?

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A liberal arts degree provides you with a strong foundation for lifelong learning and enables you to be flexible and nimble in a rapidly changing world. You’ll graduate prepared not just for one career, but for many.

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Choose from 23 undergraduate and graduate degree plan, and start making real-world contributions in research with your professors.

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Explore our wide variety of graduate programs and become a better learner, thinker, and global citizen.

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Former White House Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough

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More than just a major.

The Liberal Arts prepares you to graduate with more than just a degree. Instead, you’ll enter the world with a set of transferable skills that will help you no matter what career path you decide on. Here in AddRan, we encourage our students to pursue their passions while equipping them with the skills employers want. From strategic thinking  and creative problem solving to excellent written communication, Liberal Arts graduates have skills that won’t expire.


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