Small class sizes. Personal attention from experienced professors. Unique opportunities in and outside the classroom. It’s all a part of what makes Lander the right choice for you. 

Lander Academics

Academics Snapshot

Our experiential learning approach is designed to engage and challenge, preparing graduates to be marketable in today’s competitive workforce. Explore our exceptional undergraduate, graduate and online programs, or find specific information about courses and degree programs in the Academic Catalog.

Colleges and Schools

Lander’s four academic colleges, along with the schools of management and nursing, provide students with an education that integrates the liberal arts and sciences with professional studies; brings them into frequent contact with diverse ideas and culture; and guides them in developing communication skills and the ability to work well with others. 

Majors and Degrees

With more than 60 areas of study, you’ll easily find the right degree course to meet your career and personal goals. Take a look at the unique majors, minors and emphases available to you as a Lander student. 

Pre-Professional Programs

Lander Career Services

Lander’s robust selection of pre-professional programs in the health science fields and law are excellent springboards for advanced study. Available programs are: pre-dentistry, pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-occupational therapy, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-physician assistant and pre-veterinary medicine. 

Lander Career Services

In addition to delivering excellent educational opportunities, Lander is focused on helping students develop the professional skills necessary for successful careers. 

Library & Collections

The contemporary Larry A. Jackson Library is a perfect place for research and study, with spaces for both individual and collaborative work. The library houses an extensive collection of books and other media, as well as full-text online access to the contents of hundreds of academic and scholarly journals in all subjects.

Academic Success

Your success as a student is why we’re here. From free peer tutoring, one-on-one mentoring and study skills classes, to freshman transition programs and placement testing, Lander’s academic support programs are designed to help you successfully navigate your college experience. 

Study Abroad

Lander is committed to opening the world to our students through a variety of study abroad opportunities around the globe, from Central and South America, to Europe, Asia and beyond. With traditional semester-, summer- and year-abroad options, students are able to learn about other cultures firsthand while earning credit for a degree and gaining valuable international experience. 

Academic Calendar

Find important dates for the University's fall, spring and summer terms, including class registration and course add/drop deadlines, exams, holiday breaks, and more.