At the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), students find intellectual challenge, a diverse academic experience and clear career paths. The oldest and largest of Villanova's colleges, CLAS is designed to foster critical thinking, inspire creative solutions for a challenging and changing world and prepare you for a fulfilling career.
Learn from teacher-scholars
The college's emphasis on the teacher-scholar model advances two-way scholarship between faculty and students. From on-site scientific data gathering in Costa Rica and Alaska, to uncovering the past right here in Philadelphia, students have the chance to be part of exciting research teams.
Engage in experiential learning
Students participate in internships with Fortune 500 firms and cultural institutions, career-oriented study abroad opportunities and more.
Graduate career ready
From networking opportunities with the Bridge Society to the College's diverse study abroad opportunities, CLAS students gain a global perspective and are ready for fulfilling careers.