college of arts and sciences

Dean's Office, 257 Chafee Social Science Center, 142 Flagg Road, Kingston, RI 02881

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Learn without borders.

The College of Arts and Sciences offers you a unique advantage—a 21st century liberal arts education enhanced by the resources and faculty expertise of a research university without borders. You can double major, add minors, and acquire cross-disciplinary knowledge and experiences, gaining a competitive edge in the global marketplace. Our programs include disciplines in the arts and design, communications and media, humanities, natural sciences and math, and behavioral and social sciences. Whatever you choose, we'll prepare you to succeed in a way as unique as you are.

  • Fine Arts

    live your art.

  • Harrington School

    tell the story.

  • Social Science

    change the world.

  • Math and Science

    explore the mysteries.

  • Humanities

    broaden your view.

our big stories

Speaking Your Language

“Always learning a new language means you are always learning a new culture and working your mind.” – Derek Murphy


Scholarship as Activism

Yulyana Torres ’18 is taking what she’s learned, both in scholarly reading and independent study, and using it to propose change.


Chemical Reaction

As you walk into the Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences, you know you’ve entered a world where chemistry is celebrated.


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