The Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) is dedicated to the education and training of innovative and successful scholars, teachers, and professionals. GSAS works with faculty to recruit the most promising students of diverse backgrounds, to develop and manage high-quality academic programs, and to create conditions in which graduate students can gain expertise and conduct original research in their fields. GSAS cultivates and upholds the highest standards of academic and professional comportment for students, and it represents and communicates their interests to the university and the wider academic and professional communities.
GSAS enrolls over 5,000 students in a broad spectrum of programs including doctoral, master's and joint degree programs as well as global programs and advanced certificates.
Founded in 1886, the Graduate School of Arts and Science is one of the oldest graduate schools in the United States, and we build on a long tradition of excellence while looking to the future: our aim is to prepare the world's next generation of scholars, thinkers, and leaders.
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