Master of Philosophy in the Liberal Arts


Where do I send my application materials?
The College of Liberal and Professional Studies
Admissions Office
3440 Market Street, Ste. 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104
When will I receive a decision?
If an interview offer is extended, a minimum of two weeks is required for a decision to be rendered.
Is financial aid available?
Limited guaranteed student loans are available for students taking at least two courses per semester. Fellowship aid is not available. Tuition is the same for both day and evening students. To receive more information, contact Graduate/Professional Student Counseling at the University's Financial Aid Office.
What courses will I be able to take through the College of Liberal & Professional Studies?

The University’s Course Register, which is available online at, provides course descriptions for many courses offered at Penn.  Departmental web pages often include course descriptions as well. In addition, the Course Timetable appears in March and October and may be reached online at

LPS offers evening courses in most areas of the arts and sciences. A complete listing of evening courses with times and descriptions is published in the LPS Course Guide available in March for the following Fall term, in October for the Spring term, and in January for the Summer Sessions. Courses numbered at the 400-level or above may be taken for graduate credit.

View: LPS Course Guides

Contact Us

3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

Telephone: 215.898.7326
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