Ursinus College - Bachelor's Degree

Ursinus College enables students to become independent, responsible, and thoughtful individuals through a program of liberal education. That education prepares them to live creatively and usefully, and to provide leadership for their society in an interdependent world.

  • Average Tuition USD 62,922

School Description

Liberal education is provided through an academic program that empowers the intellect, awakens moral sensitivity, and challenges students to improve society. Students gain intellectual curiosity, the capacity to think analytically, critically, and creatively, and the skill to express thoughts with logic, clarity, and grace.

Bachelor Programs

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    American Studies

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Anthropology

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Art History

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. Includes instruction in the theory of art, art history research methods, connoisseurship, the preservation and conservation of works of art, and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Biology

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Business

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Communication

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 09.0100 - 09.0199.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Cultural Studies

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    An interdisciplinary program that focuses on the analysis and critique of culture in its varied forms, including values, ideas, belief systems, and expressive acts, and the relationship between cultural forms, everyday life, and structures of power. Includes instruction in anthropology, communications, history, literary studies, philosophy, political economy, and sociology, as well as recent theories and methodologies such as semiotics, deconstruction, postcolonial studies, gender theory, and ethnography.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Economics

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Education

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Engineering

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    English

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Environmental Studies

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Film Studies

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Fine Arts

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Gender Studies

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Health Science

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    History

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Humanities

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects as distinguished from the social and physical sciences, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    International Relations

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Jurisprudence

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals for the legal profession, for related support professions and professional legal research, and focus on the study of legal issues in non-professional programs.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Languages

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Latin

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the Latin language and literature from its origins through its decline and its current ecclesiastical usage, as a secular and/or theological subject. Includes instruction in philology, related Italic dialects, Late Roman and Medieval Latin, and modern Church Latin.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Law

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Mathematics and Computer Science

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program with a general synthesis of mathematics and computer science or a specialization which draws from mathematics and computer science.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Media Studies

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on how messages in various media are produced, used, and interpreted within and across different contexts, channels, and cultures, and that prepare individuals to apply communication knowledge and skills professionally.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Medicine

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of medicine, involving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, injuries, and other disorders of the human body. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, examination and diagnosis, patient communications, medical ethics and law, professional standards, and rotations in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, family medicine, and psychiatry.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Molecular Biology

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the scientific study of the structure and function of biological macromolecules and the role of molecular constituents and mechanisms in supramolecular assemblies and cells. Includes instruction in such topics as molecular signaling and transduction, regulation of cell growth, enzyme substrates and mechanisms of enzyme action, DNA-protein interaction, and applications to fields such as biotechnology, genetics, cell biology, and physiology.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Music

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Neuroscience

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Performing Arts

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Physical Education

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on activities and principles that promote physical fitness, achieve and maintain athletic prowess, and accomplish related research and service goals. Includes instruction in human movement studies, motivation studies, rules and practice of specific sports, exercise and fitness principles and techniques, basic athletic injury prevention and treatment, and organizing and leading fitness and sports programs.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Physics

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Political Science

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

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    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Religious Education

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of providing educational services to members of faith communities, within the context of a particular religion, and that prepares individuals to serve as religious educators. Includes instruction in planning and teaching lessons, organizing and supervising instructional activities, designing and developing instructional materials, and administering religious education programs and facilities.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Science

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Social Sciences

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • Ursinus College
    601 E Main St, Collegeville, PA 19426, United States

    Sociology

    USD 47,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

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  • SchoolApply Ranking 371
  • US News (Liberal Arts) 95
  • Forbes (USA) 252

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  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum SAT 1060
  • Minimum ACT 24

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    Established in 1869

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          • 2008-2012, Bachelor of Arts (BA), English Language and Literature, General

            Holistic Approach to Academia with Proven Applicability beyond the CampusYYUrsinus offers students stepping stones for their studies’ applicability outside the classroom through student groups, professor-sponsored activities, student-resource offices’ events, internships, study-abroad programs, cross-institutional research seminars, etc. A great liberal arts program broadens its students’ horizons and opens the doors of academia, but a rare one provides consistent career preparation. With applied internship and career resources and career counseling, Ursinus produces some of the best students and employees.

          • 1995-1999, BA, Communication Studies; Creative Writing

            Enriching academic, athletic and social experienceYYMy Ursinus friends have remained the most influential personally and professionally.

          • 1976-1980, BS, Biology

            A Beautiful Comfortable Campus to Grow in Every WayYYUrsinus is a community of students and faculty that pride themselves in being open, inclusive and accessible. The rigor of the academics is second only to the strong focus on personal growth and ensuring success in the "real world" upon graduation. Ursinus graduates are well educated problem solvers, independent thinkers and young adults who care about their community. I would not be where I am today without the great foundation I recieved at Ursinus.