The Liberal Arts at Richmond

A liberal arts education connects your interests and passions to the needs of the world around you.

It teaches you to think critically and draw connections between disciplines that others may not see. By linking areas of study, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of your areas of focus and discover new opportunities along the way. 

How can your interest in sustainability combine with economics? Where does cognitive science fit in with the study of leadership? A liberal arts education helps you connect the dots in your own way and draw the line to your next move.

Sure, small class sizes, an emphasis on research, hands-on learning, and close collaboration with faculty mentors are pieces of it. But what does it really look like?