Academics & Admissions

In the College, you can receive an education that aligns with your interests and helps prepare you for a career. You'll harness your skills, passions and creativity to make a positive mark on local and global communities.

Our graduates use their degrees to improve the world across a wide range of professional contexts, including business, law, the arts, education, politics, nonprofits, international relations, journalism, banking and more.

With over 60 programs for undergraduate, graduate and doctorate studies, as well as a variety of certificate programs, CAHSS offers an immersive educational experience that fits your interests and career needs. 

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Our undergraduate degrees emphasize both rigor and flexibility. We encourage our students to delve into a wide range of disciplines and topics in order to deepen their interests, explore their passions and discover their unique paths forward. 

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Our graduate degrees combine intensive coursework and hands-on participation in research and discovery so our students can develop the skills necessary to succeed in jobs with highly specified demands or share their knowledge as researchers, teachers or practicing artists.

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$324m Over $324 million in financial aid annually for undergraduates and graduates at DU

90% 90 percent of DU undergrads have secured post-graduation plans within six months of graduation

94% 94 percent of students in the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences study abroad

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Resources for Current Students

Featured Stories

DU alumni James Artis  (BSBA ’20) and Isaac Vargas (BA ’20)
Teachers for America

DU alumni James Artis  (BSBA ’20) and Isaac Vargas (BA ’20) took unconventional paths to their Boston classrooms—Artis majored in business management, while Vargas studied political science—but a passion for teaching and helping others ran deep. 

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Q&A: CAHSS Launches Middle East Studies Minor Program

We spoke with Maha Foster, teaching professor of Arabic and Middle Eastern culture and advisor for the new minor program, about how she plans to shape the program and the ways minoring in Middle East studies can benefit students working in a variety of disciplines.

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Pushing the Right Buttons: Professor Uses Video Games as a Gateway to History

Daniel Melleno, an assistant professor in the Department of History, helps explain the history behind the scenes in “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla,” a highly popular video game.

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