Cairn University requires at least 126 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Cairn University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Cairn University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 58% of students who start college at Cairn University graduate within six years.
Cairn University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Cairn University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Cairn University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Cairn University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Cairn University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Cairn University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Cairn University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Cairn University
Cairn University 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 a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Cairn University 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.
❌ Cairn University does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Cairn University 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.
✅ Cairn University 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 Cairn University.
🟨 Cairn University 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 Masland Learning Resource Center and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Cairn University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Cairn University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Cairn University has an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Cairn University include:
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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