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

Students’ ToxiSense Wins Startup Challenge

The venture by four first-year Penn students aims to improve testing for drinking water and biopharma products.

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J. Dean Amro, C’97, and Amira Amro Establish Lectureship to Energize Arabic Language Study

The fund will provide financial support for instruction and curriculum development, with a focus on Arabic pedagogy in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.

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Penn Arts & Sciences Programs and People Receive Sachs Grants for Arts Innovation

The Sachs Program 2022 Grant Awards support practitioners and projects that span creative practices including creative writing, music, film, photography, exhibitions, performance, artists books and zines.

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Ha-Nam Yoon, C’23, Named a Udall Scholar

Udall Scholarships are awarded in recognition of leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.

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Students Receive Fulbright Grants for 2022-2023

The Fulbright Program supports up to 12 months of international graduate study, research, or teaching.

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Dirk Trauner Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

Trauner, one of the world’s most innovative interdisciplinary chemists, will be the George A. Weiss University Professor, with joint appointments in Penn Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine.

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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.