Are you motivated to make your mark in the world?

The College of Arts & Sciences provides a foundation that will last a lifetime.

Life on Campus

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The best way to know if Arts & Sciences is the right fit for you is to visit our campus in Ithaca, NY. You can take a tour, attend an information session, or meet students and faculty members.

By the Numbers

100% of faculty members teach and advise undergraduates

4031 Undergraduates

1175 Graduate Students

Featured Major or Minor


As an astronomy major, you’ll gain in-depth knowledge about the nature of the universe, with thorough preparation in physics and mathematics. Like nearly all majors, there are opportunities to engage in research projects in your junior and senior years — faculty and students have played major roles in space exploration, including a heavy involvement in NASA missions such as the Mars Rovers.