About COLA

studentWhat better place to study the Liberal Arts than at the University of New Orleans? In this culturally, ethnically, and artistically diverse city, you can get hands-on learning in a living laboratory. Our goal is to keep you informed of all events held by the college in the interest of furthering our mission in the community.

The College of Liberal Arts offers twenty-four undergraduate majors in thirteen departments: Anthropology, English, Fine Arts, Film and Theatre, Foreign Languages, Geography, History, International Studies, Music, Philosophy, Planning and Urban Studies, Political Science, and Sociology. The Departments of Planning and Urban Studies, Anthropology and Geography make up the School of Urban Planning and Regional Studies (SUPRS). In addition, the college offers Masters Degrees in all of the above departments with the exception of Philosophy and International Studies. These include a Master or Fine Arts in Film and Theatre, Creative Writing, and Fine Arts, a Master of Music, a Master of Arts in Arts Administration, a Master of Public Administration, and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning. The college also offers Ph.D. degrees in Political Science and Urban Studies.