Heart of KU

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is the heart of KU. We are home to more than 50 departments, programs and centers, offering more than 100 majors, minors and certificates. We are a collaborative and creative community, committed to making the world better through inquiry and research.

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Find Your Passion

The College offers you the flexibility to complete your degree your way. Explore as many subjects as you like and pursue your passions. See what the College can offer you.

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The College in Action


“The most important benefit of studying in the College for me is having the opportunity to learn from my peers.” -Courtland Triplett, political science major

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Joanna Slusky, assistant professor of molecular biosciences and computational biology, received the New Innovator Award for her novel approach to combating antibiotic resistance.

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“I love to learn and going to graduate school was a way for me to continue learning as much as I can about topics I care about.” -Alyssa Cole, Chancellor Doctoral Fellow and history ph.d. candidate

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Estelle Johnson, a communication studies alum, is a professional athlete.

Learn why Estelle is a Hawk to Watch