Why Gutenberg?

Why would a student decide to come to a tiny liberal arts college—and not just a liberal arts college but a Great Books liberal arts college? What is a Great Books college anyway? And is a liberal arts education practical in today’s world?

These and many other questions flow through the minds of students and parents who may be considering Gutenberg College. This section of our website is intended to help answer the question, “Why Gutenberg?” Use the links on the right to learn about the Great Books and why the liberal arts are important, to discover what Gutenberg students and others think about Gutenberg and how Gutenberg differs from other schools, and to visit our satellite website, which addresses the question “Why Gutenberg?” directly, by contrasting learning at “Gutenberg vs. the University” and encouraging you to “join the conversation.”