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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 Sets the Stage with Industry-Leading Performing Arts Center Groundbreaking

Construction of the Smith Family Center for the Performing Arts at The University of Alabama has officially begun. Members of the UA community and supporters of the project held a groundbreaking on the renovated Bryce Campus, where the center will be housed. These state-of-the-art equipped performance spaces will allow UA students to perform in productions with multifaceted scenery, lighting and effects comparable to major regional theatres and Broadway.

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.
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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

  • 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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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.


Visit Student Services in the College of Arts and Sciences to get help selecting a major, choosing classes for Spring 2024, and tracking progress towards your degree. Advisors are available to help every step of the way.
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