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As a part of the largest college at CU Boulder with more than 60 academic programs, you and your peers are doing exciting things. 

Alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences include Nobel Laureates, MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipients, National Medal of Science winners and a Pulitzer Prize winner. With a $79,000 average salary, 88% of students report being employed within six months of graduating from college. 92% of alumni report being satisfied or very satisfied with their job. 

Some people like to claim that the liberal arts are dead, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. According to the Association of American Colleges and Universities, 93% of employers say that the ability for job candidates to think critically, communicate clearly and solve complex problems is more important than their undergraduate major. 96% of employers want employees with ethical judgment, integrity and intercultural skills.

Critical thinking, communication, flexibility and creativity are skills that will take you far in any industry. While the world of work may be uncertain, your liberal arts degree and the skills you gain in your academic journey will prepare you for professional success. 

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