Friends University requires a minimum of 124 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Friends University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Friends University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 40% of students who start college at Friends University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Friends University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Friends University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Friends 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 are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Friends University.
Reminder: Check with Friends University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Friends University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Friends University.
Student Designed Majors
Friends University 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.
Friends University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Friends University
Friends 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 mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Friends 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.
✅ Friends University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Friends 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.
✅ Friends 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 Friends University.
❌ Students at Friends University are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Edmund Stanley Library 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. 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.
Friends University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in business administration
Does Friends University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Friends University does not have any ROTC programs.
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