Important: New Academic Organizational Structure to Go Into Effect July 1
Beginning July 1, the College of Arts and Sciences will split into two new colleges: the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Science. Learn More...
College of Arts and Sciences

Organizational Restructure

New Academic Organizational Structure to Go Into Effect July 1

Beginning July 1, the College of Arts and Sciences will split into two new colleges focusing on liberal arts and science, respectively. The reorganization was approved Friday, February 5, 2021, by the Purdue University Board of Trustees.

Learn more about this and other academic reorganizations at Purdue Fort Wayne in the February 5 news release.

About the College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts (COLA) at Purdue Fort Wayne is home to over thirty undergraduate and graduate degree programs representing both traditional liberal arts disciplines and interdisciplinary areas of study. Our core mission is to provide students a broad liberal arts education that is rich in tradition and responsive to a culturally diverse, technologically advanced, and ever-changing world. Learn more about the mission and academic programs of the new College of Liberal Arts.

Departments that will make up the College of Liberal Arts include:

Additionally, the following Centers of Excellence will be part of the College of Liberal Arts:

About the College of Science

The College of Science emphasizes learning how science is performed and contributes to our understanding of nature and human behavior. This is achieved through our teaching, research, faculty-student partnerships, collaborations within and between disciplines, and by drawing upon the multiple perspectives of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds. The College prepares students with the analytical skills that will serve them broadly in their future careers and lives. Learn more about the new College of Science and its academic programs.

The College of Science will consist of the following departments:

    The College of Science will also house the following Centers of Excellence: