Join a community that is both connected and innovative

The College of Liberal Arts is home to the arts, humanities and social sciences at UAF. We can help prepare you for a successful career in many fields and teach you meaningful ways of engaging with the world.  Education in the liberal arts fosters critical thinking skills, informed social involvement, and increases earning power.



 Academic Excellence + Experiential Learning

Students learn from all fieldsCombine the rigorous study of society, culture, and politics with Alaska's signature arctic research. One of the biggest things UAF has going for it is its small classes, which foster an environment of working with peers. You're not just in it for yourself.Education from all fields.
Students learn from all fields Do you want to explore your options for an academic program? Choosing the College of Liberal Arts helps you to explore  a wide range of fields. We engage every voice and instill a drive to discover that goes far beyond the classroom. Make your mark on the world.
Students learn from all fieldsDeveloping and enhancing abilities including as critical analysis and thinking, creativity, cross-cultural communication. and ethical debate are at the core of every student's experience.Learning liberal arts skills.


Clarity Magazine Cover

Clarity magazine

Clarity magazine is mailed to CLA's mainy friends, alumni and donors each year, and focuses on the stories of CLA's current students, faculty and staff.

Read current issue




  • College of Liberal Arts convocation

    College of Liberal Arts convocation

    September 19, 2019

    Todd Sherman will help celebrate CLA's students and achievements at this convocation Sept. Sept. 24 from 1-2 p.m. in the Davis Concert Hall.
    Read article

  • Todd Sherman exhibit

    Todd Sherman exhibit

    September 19, 2019

    New works by Todd Sherman are featured in a solo exhibit at the Well Street Art Company in Fairbanks industrial railroad district through Oct. 1.
    Read article

More News


More events