USAO professors not only teach, they uplift and motivate their students to reach their potential.
Interdisciplinary study allows us to discuss and engage a topic from a number of different angles. In doing so, we hope to more realistically represent the complex and changing world in which we live.
USAO is a model for what other universities should strive to be: genuinely invested in the future of its students, diverse enough to foster success for all students and committed to being a source of...
USAO is like Hogwarts. The campus is magical, the students are diverse, and USAO is always there to welcome you home.
The people at USAO are great! I enjoy going to class and learning something new in a supportive environment.
I have always recommended USAO because of its commitment to its students.
USAO has some really good housing. The classes are great, too! I walked away from USAO as a better, well-rounded person.
The English department at USAO is phenomenal.
I loved USAO … I chose it mainly for two reasons: I wanted that one-on-one with professors and the summer trimester options.
I came to USAO from the East Coast, wondering if I’d find friends or fit in. I am excited to have found life-long friends and opportunities to grow. USAO’s rich history and outstanding reputation as...
USAO’s scholarships allow me, and others, to achieve great success through great education.
I have found in these past 12-plus years since graduating a person needs every advantage to truly make it in this world. USAO gave me many of the intellectual tools that are essential to live an...
If you have a dream that travels along the ‘road not taken,’ a liberal arts education will be the perfect companion. It prepared me for the unknown, taught me how to be adaptable, educable and,...
Dr. Chris Walker/ Associate Professor of Psychology / Division Chair of Social Sciences and Business
Since arriving at USAO in 2004, I have been able to work with an incredibly gifted set of colleagues and interact with bright and curious students. In short, USAO has offered me a wealth of...
My liberal arts education taught me how to succeed in nearly any situation in which I find myself.
Students gain valuable critical thinking, analytical, creative problem solving and synthesizing skills through the IDS core. These skills give them a decided edge in the workplace.
My professional life has always been mission driven and centered around working with people.
I’m glad I transferred to USAO because the tuition is really affordable and the faculty are brilliant. The small classes really allow me to easily communicate with my instructors. I didn’t know how...