Expand your world of possibility. Start with your mind.

Innovation comes from deeper understanding. Solutions come from new perspectives. Growth comes from a never-quenched thirst for knowledge. This—and more—is what we help you develop at DePaul's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (LAS).

DePaul's Liberal Arts College

Undergraduate Programs

Earn a rich liberal arts degree. Here, you'll learn from distinguished faculty who are dedicated to your education, in a vital city whose cultural and business diversity will expand your education beyond our classroom walls.

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DePaul's Graduate Liberal Arts School

Graduate Programs

Our graduate programs and certificates are designed to help you develop an understanding of changing global, cultural and societal forces to broaden the context of the knowledge you gain—and equip you to advance in your career and life.

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A program for every passion

For Undergraduates

28 majors with a wide array of minors for undergrad students

For Graduate Students

20+ dynamic graduate programs in traditional and blended-discipline fields

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Alumni Network


DePaul liberal arts graduates are well-connected to an alumni network of 27,100.

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A liberal arts college that defines the DePaul difference

LAS is built on a rock-solid foundation of Vincentian values, urban diversity, academic excellence and the university's position as the nation's largest Catholic institution of higher learning.

An inspiring place to learn, grow and excel

Here, you'll broaden your perspective, expand your skills and capabilities, and test yourself in ways that will empower you to see, understand, adapt and excel in our changing world.

A mission focused on you

Our mission at LAS is to foster critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and openness to new ideas that will contribute to your personal growth and positive impact on society as a whole.

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