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.
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