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Welcome to Purdue’s College of Liberal Arts.

Are you ready to develop the communication, problem solving, and analytical skills that will make you job-ready, career-ready, future-ready? At Purdue's College of Liberal Arts students work side-by-side with STEM students, mindful that complex challenges demand creative, collaborative, multi-faceted, innovative, and meaningful solutions. Liberal Arts students deliver on that challenge as a force for good in the world. Learn more. Join us. Think Broadly. Lead Boldly.

-CollegeValuesOnline.com ranks Purdue's Industrial Design program #11.

-CollegeFactual.com now ranks Purdue's Theatre program #21 nationally.

-College Magazine ranks Purdue's English Department as one of the top 10 best schools for English majors.

-Purdue Theatre and Elliott Hall of Music rank #5 in Best College Review rankings of The 25 Most Amazing College Campus Theatres.

-National Research Council ranks eight CLA programs in the top 20 in the fifth percentile rankings

-Purdue’s social science programs ranked at number 54 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities

-Purdue among top 25 most amazing college campus theatres

-College of Liberal Arts scholarships and awards information for new and continuing students for the 2016-17 academic year. 

-Picture yourself here! From food and residence halls to friends and campus jobs, Liberal Arts Leadership Council members share their day with you through photography. 

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