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Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Penn Offers a Wealth of Options for Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Reach higher and go farther in Penn’s world-class post-baccalaureate (also known as post-bacc) programs. Advantages of pursuing post-baccalaureate studies through Penn’'s post-bacc programs include:

  • Top-notch preparation for graduate or professional studies upon completion of your post-bacc program
  • The opportunity to explore topics in the post-bacc programs that you weren’t able to include in your undergraduate degree
  • A world-class faculty and Ivy League intellectual community as integral parts of your post-baccalaureate education

The post-baccalaureate programs at the University of Pennsylvania’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) give you access to an Ivy League education as you prepare to go farther intellectually, academically, and professionally.

If you already have an undergraduate degree, but would like to expand your knowledge or enhance your academic credentials as you consider medical or graduate school, Penn’s innovative post-baccalaureate programs will prepare you well. Penn offers intensive and highly individualized post-bacc programs in Post-Baccalaureate Studies, Pre-Health Studies, and Classical Studies. You can attend our post-bacc programs full- or part-time and design your own post-baccalaureate course of study.

Upon completion of a post-baccalaureate education at Penn, many graduates go on to study at some of the world’s best schools, including Cornell, Harvard, Oxford, Penn, Yale, and UCLA. To find out how Penn’s post-baccalaureate programs can inspire you to go farther, read more:

  • Post-Baccalaureate Studies
    Enroll in courses at Penn as part of your post-baccalaureate program.
  • Pre-Health Program
    Develop the key academic strengths, application skills, and life science experiences required for admission to competitive medical, dental, osteopathic, nursing, and veterinary schools in these innovative post-bacc programs.
  • Classical Studies
    Enroll in our rigorous post-bacc programs in classical studies to reach advanced levels in the Greek and Latin languages and prepare yourself for graduate-level work in classics, archaeology, ancient history, or related fields.
  • Penn Alumni Program
    Continue learning as a Penn alumna or alumnus with post-baccalaureate studies administered through the College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS).


Continue learning as a Penn alumna or alumnus with post-baccalaureate studies administered through the College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS).


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Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

Telephone: 215.898.7326
Fax: 215.573.2053
Email: lps@sas.upenn.edu
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