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Creative, critical, essential.

The College of Humanities and Sciences is the foundation of educational and intellectual life at Virginia Commonwealth. Home to two schools, 17 departments, five Centers and Institutes, and three programs, we house the core disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. Nearly 60% of VCU undergraduates have at least one major in the College of Humanities and Sciences. 

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Consider the value of a liberal arts education.


students enrolled in the College of Humanities and Sciences


degrees conferred to VCU Humanities and Sciences students last year

74% of employers

say a liberal arts education is the best way to prepare for success in today's global economy
Source: Association of American Colleges and Universities

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