Letters & Science is the largest college in the #1 public university; the great, big heart of UC Berkeley. We offer a transformative academic experience that is both broad and deep, bridging arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. At L&S, students discover the curriculum they want and the community they need.

DISCOVER: 30 extraordinary departments and more than 80 diverse majors

L&S has five divisions: arts & humanities, social sciences, biological sciences, mathematical & physical sciences, and undergraduate studies

CONNECT: 75% of UC Berkeley's undergraduates are L&S students

Innovative research opportunities and dedicated academic advisors enable students to make the most of their educational journey

LEARN: 750 faculty members; scholars and researchers earning honors in every field

Current faculty members include 9 Nobel laureates, 15 MacArthur Geniuses, and hold the most distinguished teaching awards on campus

LEAD: 6,000 students graduate from L&S each year, prepared to make change for good

L&S alumni are activists, artists, business leaders, scientists, and creative thinkers and doers making contributions all around the world

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At L&S, we are constantly expanding the horizons of knowledge through research and teaching. The education we offer contributes to building a strong democracy, vibrant civil society, and a meaningful cultural life.
Executive Dean Jennifer Johnson-Hanks

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