The intellectual core of the university

The College of Arts and Sciences is the first and largest college at the university, and conducts research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields across the natural sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities.  

Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom.