College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

The USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences is the academic heart of the University of Southern California. The oldest, largest and most diverse of USC’s academic divisions, USC Dornsife comprises more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 900 faculty. The breadth and depth of USC Dornsife is vast with more than 40 academic departments and programs across the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, and dozens of research centers and institutes.

USC Dornsife fosters the liberal arts ethos of small classes and close working relationships between students and faculty within the context of a premier research university, where internationally recognized scholars continuously pursue new ventures. Undergraduates select from more than 150 courses of study and explore opportunities such as overseas studies, service-learning and internships. With approximately 50 doctoral degree and master’s programs administered through the USC Graduate School, USC Dornsife not only trains the next generation of scholars, but also ensures that America’s research enterprise remains competitive.

By immersing its students in deep scholarship and discovery-based learning opportunities, USC Dornsife prepares its graduates to become tomorrow’s leaders, prepared to succeed in any field or advanced degree program.




Amber Miller

Contact Information

USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
3551 Trousdale Pkwy., ADM 304
Los Angeles, CA 90089-4012
Telephone (213) 740-2531