College of Arts & Letters

The Cal State LA College of Arts & Letters transforms lives and sustains thriving communities and cultures. We develop and amplify our students’ unique talents, diverse life experiences, and intellects through the study and practice of the Arts and Humanities so that they can tell meaningful stories, forge their professional pathways, and inspire their communities.

Dean's Welcome

Students sitting on lawn talking
Students sitting on lawn talking

Welcome to the College of Arts & Letters at Cal State LA, an engaged, diverse, and creative community committed to nurturing the next generation of humanists and artists and to providing a distinctive liberal arts education to all students.


Cal State LA Grad 2020

Grad 2020 Recognition

View the college's Class of 2020 Recognition webpage where you can read inspiring student success stories and watch a video from the dean.

Senior Exhibition 2020

Senior 2020 Exhibition

The Department of Art's Senior 2020 Exhibition is online now and ready for your viewing.

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Event Calendar

There’s always something happening at the College of Arts & Letters: from thought-provoking public debates and scholarly symposia to inspiring music and theatre performances. We invite you to experience the remarkable community of scholars, artists, educators, and students that is Arts & Letters at Cal State LA.

Contact Information: Music Building Room 229 
Phone (323) 343-4001
Fax (323) 343-6440