We're not just the first College of Communication Arts and Sciences in the nation, we're the best. Students thrive in our top-ranked programs led by world-class faculty and industry leaders. Our researchers and creatives pioneer new ways to use communication for the common good.
With some of the biggest thinkers in media and communication, our distinguished faculty are producing some of the boldest research and creative work in the world.
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Departments in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences consistently earn top rankings for research, teaching excellence and creative work.
More than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in 16 programs within the college’s five departments. With nationally-ranked programs and internationally-renowned faculty members, ComArtSci prepares students for emerging careers in areas such as health and risk communication, journalism, public relations, game design and communicative disorders.
When you're working to change the world, you get a lot of attention and accolades.
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We work to ensure students, faculty and staff feel safe, heard and have access to opportunities that further individual success and understanding. Learn more about how our community is living our values and find opportunities for engagement and resources that work to improve culture and promote inclusion and equity.