Meet the world as it exists today. Reimagine it for a better tomorrow.

To choose a liberal arts and sciences path is to commit to the most enduring form of education—one rooted in thoughtful inquiry, academic research, and problem-solving for society's toughest challenges. It offers a foundation that makes it possible to confidently chart a course in the health professions, law, business, public service, and many other fields.

Here at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS), you will learn from passionate faculty who are active in their respective fields and connect with creative peers who share your intellectual interests. Our conveniently located Chicago campus connects our students to extended learning and career development opportunities that can help to build a strong portfolio of relevant experience prior to graduation.

From rare opportunities for undergraduate research to flexible program options to dedicated professors and advisors, LAS offers an unparalleled experience that helps students reach their highest potential.

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