College of Arts and Sciences 

The College of Arts and Sciences is the academic core of UMSL.  The college teaches students to think critically, reflect on important issues, communicate effectively and prepare for a professional career.

The college has several outstanding academic programs that continue to be recognized nationally by U.S. News & World Report.  The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice retained its ranking as fourth best graduate program.  Other top-notch degrees recognized were clinical psychology, psychology, social work, biology and chemistry and biochemistry. In addition, the Military Times ranked UMSL’s Veteran Center in the top third of Best for Vets: Colleges 2015.

Financial support from alumni and friends is used to provide scholarships at the undergraduate and graduate level, support academic programs and enhance student and faculty research. From annual scholarship assistance to establishing endowments, gifts large and small support the academic goals of the university.

Join our generous and loyal community of supporters by making a gift to one of the areas below:

College of Arts & Sciences Development Fund
College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Leadership Council Merit Scholarship
College of Arts & Sciences Department and School Scholarships

If you have another area in mind to support, please go to our online giving form, choose the "Other Fund" Designation in the search list and then fill in the "Gift Instructions" box with the name of that department, program or scholarship.
For more information, contact:

Deborah Godwin
Senior Director of Development, College of Arts and Sciences
Deborah Flores
Associate Director of Development, College of Arts and Sciences

If you want to learn more, visit the College of Arts and Sciences homepage.