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Graduate Education in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

As a comprehensive liberal arts college at the heart of a major research university, CLAS offers plentiful opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration in research and creative production, as well as opportunities for developing teaching skills.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) is the home of approximately 1,900 graduate students at the University of Iowa. As the largest of the 10 UI colleges offering advanced degrees through the Graduate College, CLAS supports cutting-edge research, scholarship, and creative work through nearly 50 graduate and professional degree programs in the arts, humanities, and sciences.

To learn more about our degree programs, admission to them, and opportunities for funding and professional development, please visit the Graduate College at and browse our departmental pages at

We invite you to explore these quick links to individual items on the Graduate College website: