The Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences is home to key members of the
academic and administrative leadership of the
School. The Dean's Office is located in the historic building, Ballou Hall,
situated on the academic quad of the Medford/Somerville Campus.
The School of Arts and Sciences comprises the College of Liberal Arts, the
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, as well as the College of Special Studies.
This College provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to
study at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and the New England Conservatory.
The Dean of Arts and Sciences is responsible for all undergraduate and graduate
departments and programs, as well as research centers and institutes under the
scope of Arts and Sciences.
There are 26 departments and numerous interdisciplinary programs offering
undergraduate majors and minors within the School of Arts and Sciences. Twenty
of these departments also grant graduate degrees, and 3 departments grant graduate
degrees only. Currently, the School offers 13 different doctoral programs. We
also offer a number of professional certificate programs through the Graduate
School. The School enrolls approximately 4,600 undergraduate students and 1,000
graduate students each year.