College of Arts & Sciences


The College of Arts and Sciences is the heart of Valpo. It’s where you can pursue the dreams you’ve had since childhood—or find a new passion that will last a lifetime. Here, you’ll do more than prepare for a job after graduation (although you’ll do that, too!). You’ll follow in the powerful tradition of liberal arts education, by pursuing an arts and science degree, learning the critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills to understand the world and your place in it.

College of Arts and Sciences: Areas of Study


Pursue your passion for art, music and theater at Valpo. If artistic expression is the way to your soul, then master your skills in a program that allows you to flourish.


In the College of Arts and Sciences, students can pursue an education in the Humanities. Explore the importance of literature, history, philosophy and more in an environment that encourages creative expression.


Looking to pursue a career in something you love? Our College of Arts and Sciences helps you turn your passions into a profession.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

If you love studying every aspect of the world around you with an analytical eye, then the College of Arts and Sciences is for you.

Social Sciences

It’s not impossible to make the world a better place. Pursue your interests in challenging course curriculum that is geared toward careers in Social Sciences.

The College of Arts and Sciences by the Numbers

We don’t expect you to just take our word for it. The statistics about our College of Arts and Sciences speak for themselves.

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Placement Rate
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Discover the freedom and power of innovative education in the liberal-arts tradition.

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The Trip Of A Lifetime

Service learning in Central America and study in Southern Africa helped Katelyn Stermer understand the human side of medicine and sparked an interest…

Professor of the College of Arts and Sciences with students at Valpo

Fostering Students’ Success

The College of Arts and Sciences’ Professor Robert Clark serves as a faculty mentor to several groups that share his passion for teaching.