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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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UA Launches New Center for AI Research and Development

The University of Alabama is setting a new standard for AI research and education with the opening of the Alabama Center for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, unifying new and existing research efforts as part of a campus-wide collaboration between the colleges.

AI Statements of Principle

Artificial intelligence offers enormous potential to faculty, students, and researchers. It also poses serious ethical and legal risk. In light of these perils and opportunities, the College has crafted statements of principle to guide the broader A&S community in using generative AI in both teaching and research.
Read the Statements
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Undergraduate Programs

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

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Graduate Programs

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



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



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

By the Numbers

  • 8,000

    undergraduate students enrolled in Fall 2023

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


Whether it’s escaping into a captivating novel or seeking new knowledge and skills, reading provides access to a wealth of information and the opportunity to expand one’s horizons. As you relax during the summer months, enjoy the A&S Summer Reading List!
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