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College of Arts and Sciences

Scholarship, research, and service

The College of Arts and Sciences offers academic programs that teach students how to think, how to write, how to research, and how to learn.

At Loyola, you can prepare to become a certified secondary teacher in Classical Studies, English, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies. You can study pre-law, and pre-health programs with professional advisors, and benefit from professional and student tutors in the Student Success CenterLanguage Lab, and Math Lab.


Graduates of our programs have been awarded prestigious Rhodes, British Marshall, Mellon, Davies-Jackson and Fulbright scholarships. Learn more about our academic programs » 


Students in the College of Arts and Sciences have distinguished themselves in undergraduate research. Learn more about current research projects »

Faculty Success

Dr. Barnes of the Environment Program gave a presentation entitled “Potential effects of stratospheric ozone, UV radiation and climate change on terrestrial habitats” at a public conference held at the University of Malaga.

Dr. Paul W. Barnes, J.H. Mullahy Endowed Chair in Environmental Biology, recently attended a meeting of the UNEP Environmental Effects Assessment Panel in Malaga, Spain from February 13-21, 2018 to prepare a quadrennial report on the environmental effects of ozone depletion and climate change.  Dr. Barnes is a co-lead author in the terrestrial ecosystems working group which includes 6 other authors.  A draft report was produced at the meeting in Malaga with a final report to be prepared at a follow-up meeting in Vermont in September.  While at the meeting Dr.

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Student Success

Psychology Student Awarded Scholarship

Psychological Sciences major, Oanh Nyguen, received a $2500 National Gilman Scholarship to study in the Netherlands. Oanh was selected from a national pool of more than 1,000 applications.


To read more about this accomplishment visit the Loyno Story!

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University Honors Program

The Honors program is open to qualified students of all majors.

Immerse Yourself

Learn about the world through our study abroad and exchange programs.