What is the College of Arts & Sciences?

The College of Arts & Sciences includes 19 academic departments, 7 interdisciplinary programs, 29 majors consisting of the humanities, natural sciences and mathematics, foreign language, and the social sciences, and 36 minors.  It is the largest academic college at the University of Kentucky.  We have the largest enrollment with over 5,800 undergraduate and graduate students.  There are over 400 devoted faculty members.  Please feel free to browse our list of academic options by going to http://www.as.uky.edu/majors-minors.

How do I apply to the College of Arts & Sciences? Are there any special requirements for my major?

When you apply to the University and select a major within the College of Arts & Sciences on your UK Admissions Application, you will automatically be enrolled within the college once you are accepted to the University of Kentucky.  If you would like to apply for admission to the University of Kentucky and the College of Arts & Sciences, please visit http://www.uky.edu/Admission/.

Can I double major within the academic college?

Yes, you are able to declare a double major if you are interested in more than one area of study.  We have wonderful academic advisors within the College of Arts & Sciences who will help you to select the correct classes you will need to earn a dual degree. 

How do I set up a campus visit?

If you would like a campus tour you may contact the UK Visitors Center at (859) 257-3595 or visit their website at http://www.uky.edu/Admission/visitus.htm.  When scheduling a campus visit, please give the Visitors Center 2-3 weeks advance notice of when you would like to tour and visit campus so they can help to arrange your day.

Can I sit in on a class, speak to a professor within my major of interest, or tour A&S facilities?

Yes. Please use the following link to request a department visit: https://students.as.uky.edu/schedule-visit

Are there any scholarships available? How do I apply for Arts & Sciences Scholarships?

Yes, the College of Arts & Sciences does offer a limited amount of scholarships to incoming students.  If you would like more information on the scholarships available within the College of Arts & Sciences please visit https://www.as.uky.edu/scholarships

If you have any additional questions, please contact the College of Arts & Sciences Recruitment at ASrecruiting@uky.edu 

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