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Join our academic community of 10,000 students in more than 50 majors and nearly 70 minors across departments and programs in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

Ready to pursue an undergraduate major or graduate degree in the College of Arts and Sciences? Learn about requirements and deadlines, and connect with resources and information to help guide you through every step of the admissions process.
 

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Current College of Arts and Sciences Students

Jude Stone

Jude Stone, Political Science ‘21

Jude Stone class of ‘21 is studying Political Science at the UO with minors in Legal Studies, Queer Studies and Theatre Arts.

“The University of Oregon has given me the incredible opportunity to ground my research on racial and Queer justice in experiential advocacy,” Stone said. “Over the last four years, I’ve had the privilege of working with incarcerated people at Oregon State Prison, helping pass environmental reform laws with OSPIRG Students and writing a thesis on how race impacts hate crime convictions for Trans-femme murder victims.”

 

Tony Lovincey

Tony Lovincey, Global Studies and Political Science ’21

Tony Lovincey class of ’22 is double-majoring in Global Studies and Political Science.

“Throughout my UO experience, the incredible faculty has offered the best opportunity to piece together solutions to many of the world’s problems on a global scale.”

 

Explore Further

College of Arts and Sciences students have the ability to apply for both college and department-level funding in addition to UO-wide scholarships. 

Scholarships and Funding

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our teaching and research, and we are here to help all our students succeed.

Diversity and Inclusion Resources

 

Some of the most important learning can happen outside the classroom. Hands-on learning experiences not only enrich your education, they prepare you for your future career. Find out what you can do in CAS!

Hands-on Learning Opportunities

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World-Class Faculty

Our faculty are world-class and award-winning scholars, and include winners of the Nobel Prize and the National Medal of Science and members of prestigious organizations such as the National Academy of Sciences and the American Association of Arts and Sciences, and they bring in tens of millions of dollars in new grants annually.

They are also passionate, accomplished teachers who care about their students. In CAS, you will learn directly from teachers at the top of their fields who care about your success.

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Living and Learning in Eugene, Oregon

Referred to as “a great city for the arts and outdoors,” Eugene is the quintessential college town that frequently turns up on lists of the best places to live, as well as those that are environmentally conscious and bicycle-friendly cities. Whether on campus or off, you’ll find a community that embraces students seeking everything from the arts, nightlife, sporting events, and family-friendly recreation.

College of Arts and Sciences Events

Poetry Reading by Matthew Dickman 
Oct4
Poetry Reading by Matthew Dickman  Oct 4 Knight Library
Fall 2023 Knight Campus Entrepreneurship Speaker Series with Jorge Cham
Oct9
Fall 2023 Knight Campus Entrepreneurship Speaker Series with Jorge Cham Oct 9 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Race, Disinvestment, and the Making of the North Philadelphia “Badlands"
Oct10
Race, Disinvestment, and the Making of the North Philadelphia “Badlands" Oct 10
SecureAsk: An Exclusive 'Ask Me Anything' with Open Raven CEO—Exploring Cybersecurity and Beyond!
Oct11
SecureAsk: An Exclusive 'Ask Me Anything' with Open Raven CEO—Exploring Cybersecurity and Beyond! Oct 11
Career Tour-Tech
Oct13
Career Tour-Tech Oct 13 Matthew Knight Arena
Resume Extravaganza! (Drop-In Resume Reviews with Career Coaches & Peer Coaches!)
Oct17
Resume Extravaganza! (Drop-In Resume Reviews with Career Coaches & Peer Coaches!) Oct 17 Willie and Donald Tykeson Hall
The Atlas of Drowned Towns: Recovering the Histories of Places Lost to Dam Construction
Oct17
The Atlas of Drowned Towns: Recovering the Histories of Places Lost to Dam Construction Oct 17 McKenzie Hall
Hello Eugene-Springfield! Multicultural Networking Night
Oct18
Hello Eugene-Springfield! Multicultural Networking Night Oct 18 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Fall Career & Internship Expo: PREVIEW and Tour
Oct19
Fall Career & Internship Expo: PREVIEW and Tour Oct 19 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Fall Career & Internship Expo
Oct19
Fall Career & Internship Expo Oct 19 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)