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Spanning the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences constitutes the core of learning and discovery at Iowa State University. As the university’s most academically diverse college, we touch all students on campus and offer nearly 60 undergraduate majors. Many of our departments offer graduate degrees (MA, MS, MFA, and PhD). Several of our graduate programs rank in the top 30 among public institutions.
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