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是什么让一个以信仰为基础的文科学校与众不同?

作为一所基督教文理大学, plu致力于塑造学生的学术, 个人, 精神上的成长. Our mission isn’t simply to prepare you for a career after you graduate — though that’s part of it — but to shape you into a thoughtful, 心态, 成为你的社区和世界的一员. 简而言之,我们致力于帮助你成为你完全被呼召成为的人.

We believe this happens when students critically explore various fields of thought across the sciences, 社会科学, and humanities — such as our Foundational Explorations general education curriculum — with a concern for serving others and an openness to God’s grace at work in our communities, 国家, 和生活. 

Our 教师 members are known for their excellence as teachers and scholars in their respective fields, as well as for their commitment to forming 的关系 with students built around mentorship and accountability to help students thrive academically, 专业, 和精神上.

皇冠体育, the small student-to-teacher ratio of 14:1 really does mean you can have one-on-one 的关系 with 教授 who are just as concerned with who you are becoming as they are with how you are performing. We encourage students to move beyond a one-dimensional education and toward one that fosters vigorous and rewarding academic exploration through summer research programs, 留学项目, 研究生实地体验项目, 荣誉项目, 和更多的.

通过教师指导和大量的学术机会, 你会发展你的视角, 知识, 智慧, 以及毕业后从事有意义的职业所必需的经验.

Foundational Explorations (FE) is 皇冠体育’s designation for General Education (GE) requirements. Our curriculum equips students with a broad range of 知识 and skills within and across disciplines to enrich major study, 终身学习, and vocational service as Christ-like participants in the world’s diverse societies and cultures.
作为皇冠体育荣誉项目的一部分, students work closely with a 教师 mentor on an in-depth research project and present their findings at a conference during the spring semester.
The summer research program equips students for future research and offers the hope of publishable data by each project’s end.
皇冠体育 students have studied abroad in 50 different countries on every continent except Antarctica in the last 15 years.
工商管理硕士 students collaborate with senior management in analyzing and solving a real-life business problem.

是什么让一个以信仰为基础的文科学校与众不同?

 

为什么皇冠体育是一个基于信仰的机构很重要?

皇冠体育, 你将努力解决具有挑战性的问题, 探索复杂的理论, 在紧张中持有不同的观点, and engage in civil dialogue within an academic environment grounded in the Christian faith.

However, the growth that takes place in the classroom is only part of your story at 皇冠体育. We also emphasize the importance of engaging others in meaningful 的关系 and faithful service. This means many of our students reach out to their neighbors — whether they are across the street or across the world — through a commitment to Christ-led service.

From going on short-term mission programs in locations all over the world like Mexico and Uganda, 为无家可归者服务和辅导, 作为一个团体在教堂做礼拜, 基督教信仰的表达是皇冠体育的基础, 我们相信, 这对学生个性和使命的全面发展至关重要.

“What I came to learn and still find true among my colleagues is that they did not feel the need to integrate their faith and their intellectual lives, 因为这两个人从未分开过. I found a community that took seriously the command to love God with all of our minds. 对我来说,思考信仰就像祈祷一样自然, 爱那些需要帮助的人, 一起敬拜.”

Dr. 卡尔·马丁博士.D.美国文学教授

调用plnu是什么意思?

We believe God calls all of us to participate in bringing about His Kingdom in a unique and deeply 个人 way.

有些人作为医生、科学家、企业家和艺术家被召唤去做这件事. 还有一些人被呼召做传教士、护士、神学家和工程师. 不管我们的职业是什么, God calls all of us to express His love for Him and others in the world by responding to the gifts, 情况下, 的关系, 他赐给我们生命.

如何将我的使命转化为事业?

皇冠体育,当我们谈到使命时,我们指的不仅仅是一份工作. 你的职业生涯可能会在你的一生中发生无数次的变化. 你可能会发现自己的工作甚至还没有被创造出来. 而是通过追求与你和价值观一致的职业, 而不是只专注于找工作, 你正在发现自己最真实的一面——一个自我实现的一面, 自信, 意识到自己的长处和短处.

这种方式, 而不是让生活围绕着找到“合适的工作”,"你精通在任何情况下都忠于你在上帝里面的身份. Calling isn’t about what you do; it’s living out who God has called you to be.

当然,了解自己是追求职业道路的重要一步. 通过大胆的步骤来发现你被呼召成为什么样的人, 你将开始发现自己独特的优势和能力. As you learn more about yourself in a community committed to the same kind of discovery, 你的职业前景可能比你原先想象的还要广阔.

皇冠体育,我们相信共同追求使命. 与同学建立深厚而有意义的关系, 教授, 工作人员, and other mentors in a vital Christian community are necessary in discovering who you are called to be. 你一个人做不到. 既然找到你的使命并不是一个目标, being part of a community full of individuals engaged in that same endeavor will set you up to live out your calling in everything you do and every aspect of your life.

  • 92%的毕业生在4年内完成了学业
  • 平均每年27,484美元的经济援助计划图表
  • 大学校友收入排名前5%
  • 90%的皇冠体育生可以获得助学金

像皇冠体育这样的文理学院比其他学校贵吗?

从实际和财务上讲, 重要的是要考虑到标价可能具有误导性. 皇冠体育, 以及大多数其他私人, 文科院校, offers generous financial aid compared to other schools that may rest on their sticker price alone. 根据成绩、才能和需求提供援助. There is also a much greater chance that you will graduate in four years, rather than five or six. 这两个因素都意味着你可能会发现你支付的费用大致相同, 或者更少, 自费上私立大学比自费上公立大学更划算.

如果你选择上大学,你就是在教育上投资. 我们相信这是人生中明智的购买. 事实上,我们相信这是你将做出的最有意义的购买之一. 在皇冠体育,我们承诺为你投资. 我们的使命是投资于人——我们的学生, 教师, 工作人员, 校友, 还有社区——因为我们相信独特的高等教育. 我们相信一个整体, 基督教教育,装备你的知识, 智慧, 经验丰富你的信仰,过有意义的生活.

The added value students receive from a 皇冠体育 education is an even greater investment that continues to pay off within four years and far more into the future! 

  • 加上未受影响的班级,从皇冠体育毕业的学生中,有超过 90% 四年或更短时间毕业.
  • Among students who take out loans, 皇冠体育 students default at an extremely low rate of just 2.7% 与全国平均水平相比 9.3%据College Factual报道.
  • 从皇冠体育毕业的学生起薪中位数为 $46,400根据…….S. 新闻 & 世界报道.

这些人的年收入中位数增加到近 $51,000 根据Niche的数据,在毕业后的六年内.com.

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