The university comprises nine colleges and schools:
College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences, comprising 25 departments and 59 programs, forms the largest academic division at the
university.Departments of the College of Arts and Sciences include Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Classics, Communication, Computer Science, Earth and Atmospheric Science, East Asian Studies, Economics, English,
Geography and Planning,
History, Judaic Studies, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Mathematics and
Statistics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Theater, and Women's
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
The Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, named for former US Vice President and Governor of New York Nelson Rockefeller, is home to the university's Departments of Political Science and Public Administration and Policy.
School of Business
The School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
School of Criminal Justice
The School of Criminal Justice was formed in 1966, and covers all aspects of criminal justice.
School of Education
The School of Education is home to the Departments of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, Educational and
Counseling Psychology, Educational Theory and Practice, and Reading.
School of Information Science and Policy
The School of Information Science and Policy offers programs in library and information science, including an American Library Association-accredited Master's-level program suitable for later work
as a librarian.
School of Nanosciences and Nanoengineering
The School of Nanosciences and Nanoengineering deals with the growing field of nanotechnology.
School of Public Health
The School of Public Health was created in 1985, and offers programs in biomedical
sciences, biometry and statistics, environmental health and toxicology, epidemiology, and health policy, management, and
School of Social Welfare
The School of Social Welfare was created in 1965, and offers programs in Social Work.