Last time I talked about what liberal arts colleges are. But the big question most people have is “are they any good for students who want to major in science?”
Remember that I said that all liberal arts colleges will have basic science majors like chemistry, biology and physics. Many also have more specialized majors like biochemistry and environmental biology.
Of the top 50 colleges attended by students that produce science and engineering PhD’s, 4 of the top 10 are liberal arts colleges and 27 of the 50 are liberal arts colleges. These colleges are very well known to graduate science programs and they regularly admit such students.
Still not convinced. Read what Thomas Cech, the Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry in 1989 has to say about science majors from liberal arts colleges.
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