Why Choose the College?

Our unmatched opportunities.

The College of Arts and Sciences commits to immersing students in an integrative educational environment. From the arts and humanities to the social and natural sciences, our students follow their calling beyond disciplinary boundaries. Where will your talents lead you?

Undergraduate Geology student Chris Sbarra on a research expedition in Alaska

Our distinguished faculty.

Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences are among the most accomplished and dedicated in their fields. More than two-thirds of our full-time faculty have been hired within the last ten years, representing a group of bright, passionate scholars who work to foster a spirit of curiosity, academic rigor and investment in student success through the creation of new knowledge.

2016 SUNY Distinguished Professor Stephen L. Dyson, Department of Classics

Our energetic, innovative community.

In pursuit of solutions to pressing world problems, our students and faculty work in tandem to rethink current methods, answer tough questions and ultimately break down barriers to discovery and advancement. 

A performance by UB's Zodiaque Dance Company