1800+ Graduate Students
1200+ Evening Students
Arts & Sciences comprises the core disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences and includes departments ranging from English and Mathematics, to Political Science and Anthropology. In addition to departments of international renown, our programs and research centers create platforms for faculty and students to collaborate across the traditional academic subject areas, with productive interdisciplinary initiatives such as Environmental Studies and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology.
The mission of Arts & Sciences is to be a leading center for teaching, learning and research, extending the reach and effect of a liberal arts education while promoting excellence in scholarship and research.
departments, programs and centers
The administrative unit that serves and governs all Arts & Sciences departments, programs and centers, as well as the educational divisions The College, The Graduate School and University College.
The College houses our undergraduate studies and serves the largest undergraduate body at Washington University.
The Graduate School administers and awards all doctoral degrees for the University, as well as all graduate programs in Arts & Sciences, and is responsible for all of the policies and procedures pertaining to graduate studies.
University College is the division for adult, evening and professional studies in Arts & Sciences and administers the Summer School.