Ralston College
Explore the questions at the heart of human life. We'd love to have you join us.

Humanities
Short
Courses

Ralston College offers short courses, available to anyone anywhere in the world, in partnership with the global online learning platform FutureLearn.

For
Anyone,
Anywhere

There should be no barrier to the inquisitive learner—not age, nor background, nor education, nor situation. The best that has been thought and said is the inheritance of us all. Ralston College's short courses are for anyone, anywhere, seeking to explore the questions at the heart of human life.

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“What
is
it
that
sometimes
speaks
in
the
soul
so
calmly,
so
clearly,
that
its
earthly
time
is
short?”
Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1811–1896
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The
Platform

Ralston College is a proud partner of FutureLearn, a global online learning platform with fifteen million users in more than two hundred countries.

We are preparing a wide range of courses that aim to reveal, consider, and better understand the depth and complexity of the human condition by exploring rich and important works of literature, history, philosophy, religion, music, and the visual arts. These courses will be offered by distinguished scholars and inspiring teachers from around the globe, starting in the spring of 2021.

Upcoming
Courses

  • Anthony Daniels on Samuel Johnson's Rasselas

  • Andrew Doyle on Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus

  • Jay Parini on Robert Frost

  • with many others following soon.

Humanities
MA

Spend a full year in dialogue with life's most searching questions in an open-minded community in beautiful Savannah.

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A
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BEGINNING

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