澳门二分彩

College of

LIBERAL ARTS AND
SCIENCES

DISCOVER YOUR PASSION

Two students work together in a Chemistry lab.

The oldest and largest of Villanova鈥檚 colleges, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers more than 40 academic programs and cultivates knowledge, understanding and intellectual courage for a purposeful life in a challenging and changing world.

CLAS undergraduate and graduate students can find opportunities for collaborative research and learning with faculty who are dedicated teacher-scholars and among the most distinguished in their fields. From pinpointing a protein that could hold a key to cancer screenings, to testing the impact of industry on local waterways, to critiquing creative writing alongside published novelists, each experience elevates learning and yields insights.

The College鈥檚 dynamic, integrated curriculum encourages creativity and innovation, developing critical thinkers, strong communicators and ethical leaders well positioned for diverse and interesting careers. With an emphasis on faculty-student engagement, experiential learning and a global perspective, CLAS is where students find their passion, path and purpose.

EXPLORE OUR PROGRAMS

BACHELOR'S

Pursue a degree from among more than 40 programs in the humanities, social sciences, math and sciences.

MASTER'S

Choose from more than 20 degrees, including online options in the humanities, social sciences, math and sciences.

DOCTORAL

Find out about our funded, full-time programs in philosophy and theology, and a part-time option in theology.

CERTIFICATE

Enhance your career with graduate certificates in humanities, social sciences, math and sciences, including online options.

MINOR

Complement your major and enjoy an even more interdisciplinary and diversified academic experience by adding a minor.

CURRICULUM

Prepare for a purposeful career with our undergraduate core curriculum, a foundation emphasizing communication and critical thinking.

THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

STORIES OF DISCOVERY

COLLEGE NEWS

David S. Wilkes, MD, '78 CLAS and Toni Eldridge Wilkes, MD

Dr. David S. Wilkes and Dr. Toni Eldridge Wilkes Give $1 Million to Support Villanova鈥檚 Center for Access, Success and Achievement

Villanova trustee David S. Wilkes, MD, '78 CLAS and his wife, Toni Eldridge Wilkes, MD, have given a transformational $1 million gift to Villanova鈥檚 Center for Access, Success and Achievement (CASA) to address its most urgent needs and further bolster its comprehensive academic, professional and personal programming.

JUNE 5, 2024

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A group of the 2024 Fulbright recipients

18 Villanovans Win Fulbright U.S. Student Grants for 2024-25

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced the Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for 2024-25. Among the 18聽Villanovans who received the competitive grant, 14 are from CLAS.

MAY 28, 2024

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Edward Sion, PhD, and book cover of, "Accreting White Dwarfs: from Exoplanetary Probes to Classical Novae and Type Ia Supernovae鈥

Astrophysics and Planetary Science Professor Edward Sion, PhD, Examines Accreting White Dwarfs in New Book

In his new book, 鈥淎ccreting White Dwarfs: from Exoplanetary Probes to Classical Novae and Type Ia Supernovae,鈥 澳门二分彩 Astrophysics and Planetary Science Professor Edward Sion, PhD, presents a thorough exploration of this rapidly expanding discipline.

APRIL 24, 2024

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Vincent Lloyn, PhD

Vincent Lloyd, PhD, Named 2024 Guggenheim Fellowship Recipient

Vincent Lloyd, PhD, a professor of Theology and Religious Studies and Director of the Center for Political Theology at 澳门二分彩, has been named a 2024 Guggenheim Fellow. Chosen through a rigorous application and peer review process from a pool of almost 3,000 applicants, Dr. Lloyd is one of 188 fellows.

APRIL 19, 2024

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AT A GLANCE

60+

GRADUATE STUDENTS PRESENT AT ACADEMIC CONFERENCES EACH YEAR

  

94%

SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENT RATE
FOR CLASS OF 2023

  

14

STUDENTS OR ALUMNI EARN FULBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2024 鈥 2025

  

81%

OF STUDENTS SEEKING A RESEARCH EXPERIENCE PARTICIPATED IN AT LEAST ONE

  

89%

OF STUDENTS SEEKING AN INTERNSHIP PARTICIPATED IN AT LEAST ONE

  

96%

of students seeking a service experience participated in at least one