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College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is UT’s flagship college and the largest, most comprehensive, and most diverse of UT’s eleven colleges. As such, our faculty are a central driver of the university’s academic accomplishments and the greatest contributor to all aspects of the university’s missions of instruction, research, and service to society.

The college’s twenty-one academic departments and schools, eight centers and institutes, and thirteen interdisciplinary programs span the disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and the visual and performing arts. The college is also home to the Language and World Business Program and the College Scholars Program.

There are 640 fulltime-equivalent (FTE) instructional faculty in the college which includes 420 research- active tenure-track faculty and 219 non-tenure track faculty.

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