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

College Alum Edward Zhi En Tan Receives Schwarzman Scholarship

The Scholarships fund a one-year master’s degree in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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Penn Grad Talks 2023

Build your professional portfolio and get a shot at a $500 cash prize (or two)!

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Max Cavitch Receives Excellence in Journalism Prize

Cavitch was recognized for his blog, “Psyche on Campus.” which focuses on "teaching psychoanalysis in the undergraduate classroom (and beyond)."

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Senior Vikram Balasubramanian Receives George J. Mitchell Scholarship

The scholarship covers a year of postgraduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland.

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Barri Joyce Gold Awarded British Society for Literature and Science Prize for Best Book

"The book not only explores the way the novel is implicated in creating our ecology-breaking culture, but also how we may draw on it to reimagine our historically vexed relationship to the natural world."

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Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Adds Director of Science Outreach Initiative

Julee Farley will lead efforts to expand access to science education and careers in STEM.

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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.