University of Pennsylvania - School of Arts and 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

Penn Arts and Sciences 2019 Graduation Ceremonies Schedule

College of Arts & Sciences, Graduate Division, College of Liberal & Professional Studies, and Fels Institute of Government

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Martine Haas Appointed Director of the Lauder Institute

Provost Wendell Pritchett is pleased to announce the appointment of Martine Haas as the Anthony L. Davis Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies.

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2019 Making a Difference in Diverse Communities Grants Announced

Through a combination of coursework, research, and service, the projects address issues of diversity and inequality at the local, national, and international level.

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Beth S. Wenger Named Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

Wenger, Moritz and Josephine Berg Professor and Chair of History, will oversee the School’s doctoral programs.

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A.T. Charlie Johnson Named Rebecca W. Bushnell Professor of Physics and Astronomy

A.T. Charlie Johnson, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, has been appointed the Rebecca W. Bushnell Professor of Physics and Astronomy.

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Penn Arts & Sciences Announces College Graduation Speakers for 2019

Stacey Snider, C’82, PAR’19, the only woman to have run two major movie studios, and Hannah Sweeney, C’19, will speak at this year’s graduation ceremony for the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts & Sciences.

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Omnia

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