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The Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers a range of degrees combined with the resources and applied learning opportunities found in Kansas' largest city—equipping our graduates for successful careers almost anywhere.

The Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers a range of degrees combined with the resources and applied learning opportunities found in Kansas' largest city—equipping our graduates for successful careers almost anywhere.

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Your Future is Now

At ¥, applied learning is everything. In fact, every Fairmount College degree we offer has an applied learning or research opportunity built right into it. This gives Shockers in every major the chance to work for employers in their areas of interest—gaining practical experience, a professional network, college credit and even a paycheck, all while still in school.

 
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Diverse degrees for diverse outcomes.

Building your ideal future starts with any of our quality degree programs spanning the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and the natural sciences and mathematics. If you're ready to gain a broad skill set you can use throughout your life, check out what we offer.

Our Highlights

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Center for Biomed and Health Humanities launches

 

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American Sign Language degree meets growing demand

 

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Fairmount College Research

The faculty and students in the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are actively engaged in research projects which add to the body of knowledge in the individual disciplines, serve our community with their expertise, and provide our students with opportunities to engage in applied learning.

 

Built for your success

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Advising at ¥ is a personalized way to explore options and make good decisions that help you attain your educational and career goals.

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Each year, students receive more than $625,000 in Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences scholarships. In addition, eligible Shockers have access to general scholarships—including freshmen merit scholarships worth up to $24,000.

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Fairmount College supports your journey every step of the way with great resources from tutoring to applied learning opportunities and expert career guidance.

Fairmount College Departments

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Humanities

The Humanities comprise disciplines that examine all aspects of human existence, thought and language.

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Social & Behavioral Sciences

Majors in this category provide a framework from which to study human development, society and interventions.

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Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Students in these majors master the inner and outer workings of the natural world — from nanoparticles to complex environmental systems.

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History and Mission

Fairmount College has a rich legacy as old as the university itself. Our mission is to cultivate intellectual curiosity and foster contemplation of the human experience and the natural world

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