CAS Fast Facts

In the College of Arts and Sciences, we’re building alumni relations one student at a time; we’re creating bridges that follow our students to graduation; and we’re growing platforms that celebrate every alumnus/na.


-1158 Majors
-Average Age is 32
-55% Full-time (Part-time Students Average 6.5 Credits per Semester)
-65% Female
-67% DC Resident; Highest Percentages of Students Hail from District Wards 4 and 7

Organization and Offerings:

4 Divisions
-22 Programs (14 undergraduate; 8 graduate)
-1150 Courses
-Largest undergraduate programs — Social Work, Human Development, Biology, Criminal Justice, and Psychology
-Largest graduate programs — Speech-Language Pathology, Teaching, Homeland Security
-14 Programs with specialized/professional approval or accreditation

Faculty and Staff:

91 Faculty Members (includes Full-time, Visitors, Scholars, and Writer-In-Residence)
-17 Staff (includes Administration, Instructional Staff, and Administrative Support Staff)
->80% of Full-time Faculty with Terminal Credential
-24% of Faculty Online Certified
-14 New Hires
-Faculty Expertise Includes Cancer Biology, Science Education, Geographic Information Systems, Children’s Literature, Community Policing, Cyber Security, Mental Health Counseling, Pure Mathematics, Aphasia, Social Work, and Adult Literacy

*Spring 2015 Data