Ursinus College requires at least 128 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Ursinus College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Ursinus College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Ursinus College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 72% of students who start college at Ursinus College complete all the credits required within six years.
Ursinus College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Ursinus College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Ursinus College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Ursinus College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Ursinus College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Ursinus College.
Student Designed Majors
Ursinus College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Ursinus College
Ursinus College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Ursinus College offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
❌ Ursinus College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Ursinus College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Ursinus College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Ursinus College.
🟨 Ursinus College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Myrin Library.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Ursinus College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Columbia University, Case Western Reserve University and Washington University in St. Louis
Does Ursinus College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Ursinus College does not have any ROTC programs.
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