Why a Liberal Arts Education?

 Bush 120 classroom discussion

The Liberal Arts: Preparing Graduates for Success in the 21st Century


A Rollins College education cultivates intellectual curiosity, a passion for learning, and a commitment  to personal and social responsibility.  Our world is changing at an exponential rate, and a liberal arts education is the best preparation to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully navigate changing career opportunities and become responsible leaders and global citizens.

student and faculty A liberal arts education is a course of study that develops broad knowledge of the arts, culture, history, language, literature, philosophy, politics, religion, science, and society. It teaches students to think critically, communicate effectively, problem-solve, and  blend  knowledge from across disciplines. 

At Rollins, a liberal arts education provides students opportunities for engaged learning, academic internships, international experiences, and  hands-on collaborative research with faculty.  A Rollins education prepares students to pursue meaningful lives and productive careers.