University of Pennsylvania - School of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

The undergraduate division of Penn Arts and Sciences, the College is the academic home for more than 6,200 students and provides a liberal arts foundation for all Penn's undergraduates. Spanning more than 50 majors and 2,000+ courses, the College offers a unique take on the classic liberal arts education.

Graduate Division

The home of doctoral programs in the arts and sciences, with more than 30 graduate groups that award the Ph.D., as well as a number of programs leading to the degrees of Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.).

College of Liberal and Professional Studies

LPS is the home of lifelong learning at Penn, with options for high school, undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, graduate, summer, and online studies as well as customizable professional training with courses that span across disciplines.

Arts & Sciences News

Ellen Furxhi Appointed Vice Dean and Chief of Staff

Furxhi succeeds Allison Rose, who is retiring after a 34-year Penn career that has included 27 years in the School of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office.

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Arts & Sciences Students and Faculty Receive Projects for Progress Grants

The initiative provides University funding up to $100,000 each to Penn teams taking on big social justice issues in the city.

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Julie Breier Seaman Named Chair of SAS Board of Advisors

She succeeds Ramanan Raghavendran in this role, following his appointment in January to chair the University’s Board of Trustees.

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Thirteen from Penn Receive 2024 Fulbright Awards

This group, which includes at least 10 from the College of Arts & Sciences, will conduct research, pursue graduate degrees, or teach English.

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Michael Mann Elected Fellow of the Royal Society

The climate scientist joins more than 90 researchers worldwide, recognized for their invaluable contributions to science.

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2024 Graduation Ceremonies Schedule for Penn Arts & Sciences

Information for the College, the Graduate Division, the College of Liberal & Professional Studies, and Fels Institute of Government.

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Omnia

OMNIA, the premier publication for all things Penn Arts & Sciences, features a diverse array of faculty, students, and alumni who are blazing trails on a global level.