The College of Liberal Arts

Elevating Humanity

University of Nevada, Reno campus
This 2018 view of the University of Nevada, Reno campus from the north shows the Joe Crowley Student Union, the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, the William J. Raggio Education Building, the Nazir Anasari Business Building, the Fitzgerald Student Services Building, and the E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center.
Credit: Jeff Dow

The College of Liberal Arts is central to the intellectual and artistic life of the University of Nevada, Reno. We contribute to the University's efforts to provide undergraduate students with general and specialized education that will prepare them for advanced study, careers and citizenship in a diverse world. The college offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees and supports major scholarly research and creative activity in the humanities, social sciences and arts. The quality and effectiveness of the college's departments and programs contribute greatly to the learning, discovery and engagement of our students across all disciplines.

Are you ready to elevate humanity?

We’re in need of students who are change leaders and have a willingness to elevate humanity. In the College of Liberal Arts, we are committed to providing you with the opportunities you need to develop the skills required to leave a lasting impact on whatever profession you pursue.

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About Liberal Arts

Learn more about the value of a liberal arts degree.

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Liberal Arts Degrees

Find your major and learn more degrees in the liberal arts.

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Departments in Liberal Arts

Discover which departments are in the liberal arts.

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Student Resources

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College of Liberal Arts news

Sweet Honey In The Rock group sits and stands inside building for photo

College of Liberal Arts scores four Nevada Humanities Grants

Four College of Liberal Arts entities received funding for 2022 major projects

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University of Nevada, Reno receives grants from Nevada Humanities for 2022

Museum, history, indigenous peoples, documentary projects benefit community

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University of Nevada, Reno History professor speaks at Paris conference

Dennis Dworkin presented his research on the British “new left”