48 months
23148 USD/year
23148 USD/year
15432 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The mission of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies (BA.LS) degree program at Mansfield University is to offer flexibility in planning a program of study to meet individual, personal, and career interests.


The BA.LS Liberal Studies degree program at Mansfield University provides a unique opportunity for students to combine fields of study and self-construct specialty programs in areas for which the university does not grant degrees.  

Learning Outcomes

The program fosters creativity among students with established learning goals and also validates the previous learning of students who opt to pursue this option late in their academic journey.  Liberal Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide an individualized education, based in the tradition of the liberal arts (the humanities, the arts, languages, mathematics, and natural and social sciences). The program is committed to the development of the independent lifelong learner.

A wide variety of careers are available to students who complete a Liberal Studies degree. Many of our graduates have found successful careers in the following areas:

  • Social Services
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business
  • Event Planning
  • Government
  • College Recruitment
  • Training Specialist
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Retail Management

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • First Year Seminar
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Humanities
  • Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $25.00 Application Fee: The fee may be paid by credit card (credit card information will be entered online once you submit your online application) or by a dollar check drawn on a U.S. bank or an international money order obtainable from banks or American Express offices. All transactions must be in U.S. funds and made payable to Mansfield University. 
  • A copy of your passport 
  • A copy of your Permanent Residency Card (if you have one) 
  • A certified copy of your secondary school transcript, accompanied by a certified English translation if the original is not in English. Certified copies must be prepared by a school or education ministry official, bear the original seal and signature of the preparer, and be mailed directly to the Admissions Office. Please do not send your only original.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11574 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    23148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11574 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    15432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7716 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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