Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences, the academic heart of Quinnipiac University and the institution’s largest, most diverse college. We are recognized as a national leader in integrating career development into the pursuit of a broad education that spans the natural and social sciences, humanities, and fine arts, including leading-edge fields like behavioral neuroscience, data science, and game design and development. Year in and year out we boast one of the highest success rates in the nation (95–99%) for students who are employed full time or in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Even before you arrive on campus, you are guided by a dedicated team of award-winning faculty and staff who work with you to identify plans of study that build on your strengths and align with career paths you will find personally and professionally rewarding. Our curriculum is intentionally designed to merge the intellectual inquiry for which the College of Arts and Sciences is known, with infinite opportunities to apply what you are learning in the classroom to real-world experiences. These include hundreds of local, national, and global internships; study abroad opportunities around the world; faculty-led international courses and faculty-student research projects; and community service initiatives. Mentoring and networking events additionally bring you in touch with more than 55,000 alumni of the University, in addition to our professional and corporate partners.
In the College of Arts and Sciences, you will develop the interdisciplinary skills and abilities needed to excel in the 21st-century workforce and contribute to solving society’s most pressing, global issues. In fact, graduates with degrees in the arts and sciences have enjoyed the largest growth in employment and pay in the past three decades. Numerous studies indicate this trend will only accelerate in the future, favoring individuals who possess the integrative skills, mental elasticity, and human literacy for which graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences are known.
As a graduate of the College, you’ll join the ranks of Bobcats all around the world working in companies as diverse as Blizzard Entertainment, ESPN, Harper Collins Publishers, Estee Lauder, NASA, Amazon, Apple, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, and many more. Whether you study data science or game design, English or theater, or combine majors to fit your interests and goals, you will embark on the experience of a lifetime and a lifetime of success in the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University.