Ranked Among Best Graduate Schools

Ranked Among Best Graduate Schools

Creative and Critical Thinking Thrive Here

Creative and Critical Thinking Thrive Here

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters: Personalized Learning. Inspiring Research. Multi-Disciplinary Focus.

Pursue your passion in the arts, humanities, or social sciences through 20 diverse undergraduate degree programs. Work closely with world-renowned faculty on inspiring research, pursue interdisciplinary interests through our certificate programs or explore the globe through robust study abroad options. See why our graduates are well-rounded and ready to succeed in a fast-changing economic world.

Why Is the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Your Best Choice?

Experience the lifelong advantages of a quality arts and liberal arts education, combined with leading-edge instruction in emerging 21st century fields. Enjoy unique opportunities to learn and grow at the center of artistic, cultural and social thought in diverse South Florida.

Our undergraduate degrees have prepared more than 22,000 students for successful advanced study and careers spanning law, archaeology, journalism, theater, and many more professional fields.

  • Smaller classes: more personalized attention
  • Dedicated research faculty
  • Outstanding multi-disciplinary opportunities





Daejah Pierre Jules
Senior, Linguistics

Daejah Pierre Jules is currently a senior at Florida Atlantic University, pursuing a degree in Linguistics and aiming to become a Speech Language Pathologist.

Chris Felix
Commercial Music, 2015

Chris Felix is a music producer in New York City and in his family's home country of Haiti.

Ilaria Serra
Ph.D., Professor of Italian Studies and Comparative Studies

Ilaria Serra has been knighted by the President of Italy. She is now Cavaliere della Repubblica dell'Ordine della Stella d'Italia. It is an honor for those who support the image and culture of Italy abroad.


Arts and Letters ‘In Conversation’ Podcast
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Fogelman Sports Museum
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