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COLLEGE OF
ARTS & SCIENCES

As the academic core of UA, the College of Arts and Sciences is a forward-thinking leader in the arts, humanities, and natural and social sciences. With guidance from our award-winning faculty, our students graduate prepared to make transformative impacts in their chosen fields and the world around them.

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Industry Professionals Set to Speak at 2023 McCollough Forum

Industry professionals from around the country will address students at the annual Susan N. and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum Feb. 10 at Shelby Hall. The forum was established by UA alumni Susan N. McCollough and Dr. Gaylon McCollough to prepare students pursuing medical and health science professions for the road ahead.


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Undergraduate Programs

Our 80+ majors, minors, concentrations, and pre-professional tracks include several that are unique in our state.

graduate programs

Graduate Programs

Our graduate programs allow you to study what you love while preparing for tomorrow’s challenges.

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Advising

From your first semester through your last, our Student Services Center is here to guide you in planning your academic career.

scholarships

Scholarships

We award more than 2,000 scholarships each year to new, transfer, and continuing students.

By the Numbers

  • 7,900

    undergraduate students enrolled in Fall 2021

  • 54%

    pre-health graduates accepted to med school — 18% higher than U.S. average

  • $25.7M

    research grants awarded to A&S faculty in 2021

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Research

From the laboratory to the field, our faculty and student researchers are developing innovative solutions for the future.

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Academic Departments

Our departments and programs span the humanities, fine and performing arts, natural sciences and mathematics, and social sciences.

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Alumni

We’re extremely proud of our 50,000+ alumni living in all 50 U.S. states and in 64 foreign countries.

EXPERIENCE THE WORLD

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a way to explore your interests beyond U.S. borders through international programs.

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