Why Liberal Arts?

A liberal arts education is designed to be broad and deep. Broad by encompassing a general core of courses and deep by studying a career concentration with rigor. Our learning is comprehensive, interdisciplinary and connected. We teach our students to ask the big questions, think profoundly and critically and communicate well.

“The New American College: A Case for the Liberal Arts” by President Jim Belcher

Education in America has a rich history dating back to the 1600s – but colleges and universities no longer see their priorities as helping students find the meaning of life, building a life of strong character, learning to serve others or preparing for civic responsibility. Read more »

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“I am extremely thankful for Providence’s mission…it has taught me that no matter what I am studying or thinking on, I am to ask this question, ‘How does it relate to Christ?’”
Johnathan K.
Class of 2015

“Man’s chief end is to glorify God and enjoy him forever.”
Westminster Shorter Catechism

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