The College of Arts & Sciences is the largest undergraduate program at Washington University, offering you the most diverse range of courses in more than 50 different fields, ranging from anthropology and biochemistry to mathematics and performing arts. The College prides itself in a dynamic and supportive academic experience. Students can enroll in over 30 majors and supplement their studies with a wide variety of opportunities throughout their college career.
The College draws on the rich and varied resources that this distinguished University has to offer - a creative and internationally recognized faculty, a diverse and able student body, superior libraries, and excellent opportunities for advanced study. As the center of intellectual life of the campus, the College of Arts & Sciences benefits from and contributes to the studies of architecture, art, business, engineering, law, medicine, and social work.
Of central importance to the life of the College is the quality of teaching. As an undergraduate student, you have the opportunity to learn from and work beside stimulating teacher-scholars who are leaders in their fields. Our nationally recognized faculty, which numbers more than 500, is made up of artists, biologists, chemists, economists, historians, philosophers, and poets, who bring the excitement of new ideas into the classroom. Their varied intellectual pursuits add richness to your undergraduate experience.
The College provides a strong support network of Deans and Academic Advisors to help guide students to reach their goals.