Home- Academics Academics With a 9:1 student-faculty ratio, our students are pursuing their intellectual passions in close contact with field-leading experts. Menu Menu Majors and Minors Departments and Programs Off-Campus Study Core Curriculum Research Fellowships & Scholarships Scholars Programs Pre-Professional Planning Academic Calendar University Catalogue Course Offerings Libraries Majors and Minors Colgate offers 56 majors, each with a foundation in the liberal arts that prepares students to find success in any future pursuit. MAJORS AND MINORS Interdisciplinary Education The core curriculum is the foundation for a student's academic experience, which can take many forms. About the core curriculum Meet the Colgate faculty Studying off campus University catalogue Course offerings Undergraduate Research Students work directly with faculty members on graduate-level research projects that often result in co-authored academic papers. Student research Research stories Summer research opportunities Libraries Success After Colgate Our highly skilled career services staff, professional networks, and pre-professional programs help students prepare for the future. Pre-professional planning Career services Graduate school guidance Professional networks Database of successful alumni National fellowships and scholarships Centers and Institutes Colgate is home to several academic centers and institutes that actively advance study and research in their respective fields. Center for Freedom and Western Civilization Center for International Programs Center for Language and Brain Center for Learning, Teaching, and Research Center for Women's Studies Lampert Institute for Civic and Global Affairs Picker Interdisciplinary Science Institute Shaw Wellness Institute Upstate Institute W.M. Keck Center for Language Study Writing and Speaking Center Academics Majors and Minors Departments and Programs Off-Campus Study Core Curriculum Research Fellowships & Scholarships Scholars Programs Pre-Professional Planning Academic Calendar University Catalogue Course Offerings Libraries RELATED LINKS Libraries LIBRARIES Colgate's state-of-the-art libraries power the research of students and faculty. Centers and Institutes CENTERS AND INSTITUTES Promoting research, study, debate, and collaboration across fields. Off-Campus Study OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. Success after Colgate SUCCESS AFTER COLGATE Alumni from each of our majors have accomplished great things with their liberal arts degrees.