Welcome to the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS)

NOTICE: Effective by end of day Thursday, March 19, York University will be offering limited on-campus services to prevent the risk and spread of COVID-19. However, the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies is still fully committed to ensuring our students get the supports they need. You can reach us at lapsdo@yorku.ca. For more information on the University’s response to the coronavirus, including the various services being offered online, please visit the COVID-19 website for the most recent updates.

As the largest liberal arts faculty in Canada, we offer an education that thinks big and dreams even bigger. We enhance the capacity of our graduates as global leaders for the 21st century by making the liberal arts a critical foundation for learning and by bridging the divide between liberal and professional education. Our scholars lead ground-breaking, award-winning research that responds to society’s needs. We proudly deliver top-ranked programs in the social sciences, humanities, and professional fields. Explore and learn how our programs are perfect for you, find a specific school or department, and meet our Dean.