Students & Parents | General Education

University of Dallas earns ‘A’ rating

DALLAS MORNING NEWS   |  November 19, 2013 by Deborah Fleck

The University of Dallas is among 22 colleges and universities nationwide and the only one in North Texas to earn an “A” rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni in its fifth edition of “What Will They Learn?”

The study, which graded 1,091 institutions with an “A” through “F” on the strength of each school’s general education curriculum, aimed to identify those that best prepare undergraduates for the workforce. This is the third consecutive year the University of Dallas has received an “A” for its general education requirements.

In addition to receiving the top rating, the university has been designated a “Hidden Gem” and is one of only three schools to receive credit for every requirement.

“We are extremely pleased that our unique core curriculum has earned ACTA’s highest rating,” said Dean Charles W. Eaker. “Our students graduate with a broad base of knowledge and skills, which enable them to excel in a wide variety of leadership roles.”

Founded in 1995, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni has been committed to academic freedom, excellence and accountability at America’s colleges and universities.

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