Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

A hands-on education that teaches students to think and lead »

Wichita State students collaborate on a project in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

A hands-on education that teaches students to think and lead

Education for the modern world

Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to more students and programs than any other academic college on campus. Its programs are diverse and intriguing, encompassing everything from history and mathematics to modern languages, criminal justice and more. And while Fairmount College prepares students for meaningful careers with measurable, hard skills, it goes beyond that, teaching them to love to learn, communicate and discover. A gift to Fairmount College is an investment in a new generation of career-ready professionals and well-rounded leaders.

LAS Students

There’s always something new happening at Fairmount College

Even though Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the oldest academic college at Wichita State, it has continued to innovate to stay relevant and responsive in a fast-changing world. One way is by ensuring every degree offered has applied learning or research opportunities built-in. These activities give students practical experience while helping them build relationships in their fields of study. Whether students dream of working in front of a television camera or in a chemistry lab, they can experience it – not just read about it.

LAS Creative Writing Class
Wichita State University students in one of the College of Liberal Arts and Science applied learning labs

Wichita State University professor Dr. Asmatulu with graduate assistant using nanotechnology in the fight against cancer

A liberal arts and sciences education is priceless

As our world becomes more complex, it demands thinkers and leaders who can meet the moment. A liberal arts education was made for times exactly like these. We teach students to learn, to lead and to think independently and boldly for the betterment of our communities. Your gift keeps this special kind of education accessible and flexible for the leaders who will solve tomorrow’s problems.

At right: Wichita State has a long tradition of faculty who inspire bright, talented and hard-working students to reach their full potential. Watch how Professor Dr. Will Parcell is going above and beyond during an unprecedented time.

Want to make a major impact?

Our team is here to help uncover your passion and provide opportunities to make a difference. Connect with your Liberal Arts and Sciences contact by using our directory.

View Directory
Shocker Fund logo

Because of you

Your gift to the Shocker Fund provides flexible resources to meet the changing needs of our students. More students will have access to programs that enhance their college experience, like tutoring, study abroad, applied learning conferences and competitions, and community service opportunities.

Last year, Fairmount College students received $115,319 from more than 1,100 individual gifts. So far this year, students have received $104,385. With your help, we can beat the previous year’s total so that more students will receive the critical support they need. Make your gift to the Fairmount College Shocker Fund today.

On behalf of Wichita State students, thank you Shocker Nation.

Make your gift