big reasons to experience
USC Dornsife as an undergraduate

  • Reason 1: Liberal Arts Education

    Critical thinking, creative problem-solving, power of expression and broad-based knowledge produce enlightened, thoughtful and informed citizens of a multi-cultural world.

  • Reason 2: Renaissance Ideal

    With 130 majors and minors, students may choose divergent majors, such as art history and neuroscience, to synthesize their learning experiences and to create an innovative education.

  • Reason 3: Student Research

    Within a world-class research university, students research one-on-one with faculty, preparing them for advanced degrees at USC and other prestigious institutions.

  • Reason 4: Community Engagement

    Students connect, engage and partner with the local community and beyond through service-learning commitments that help them solve real-world problems.

  • Reason 5: Global Experiences

    Students study in nearly 30 countries in 50 programs that combine problem-based or inquiry learning research, and make them true citizens of the world.

  • Reason 6: Innovative Learning

    Extraordinary faculty support students who are actively engaged in experiential learning, multimedia literacy, the pursuit of intellectual excellence, and a desire for life-long knowledge.


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Welcome to the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and the Office of Undergraduate Programs. Earning your undergraduate degree at the College is the difference between a good education and a truly life-changing experience.

Each student has a different undergraduate experience at USC Dornsife. Whatever yours will be, count on it being exceptional. Explore what USC Dornsife has to offer you.

Office of Undergraduate Programs

USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
University of Southern California
3454 Trousdale Parkway - CAS 200
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0153

telephone: (213) 740-2961
fax: (213) 740-4839

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