First Four-Year Muslim Liberal Arts College Opens In U.S.
BERKELEY, CA – AUGUST 30: Abdullah Ali writes on a board as he teaches a class at Zaytuna College August 30, 2010 in Berkeley, California. Zaytuna College opened its doors on August 24th and hopes to become the first accredited four-year Islamic college in the United States. The school was founded by three Muslim-American scholars and offers degrees in Islamic law, theology and Arabic languages. Fifteen students are enrolled in the inaugural class and the school hopes to increase that number to 2,200 within ten years. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)