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

Gerald J. Porter Recognized by the Mathematical Association of America

He received the Yueh-Gin Gung and Dr. Charles Y. Hu Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics.

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David Amponsah Named Presidential Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

David Amponsah, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, has been named Presi

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Ricardo Bracho Named Inaugural Abrams Artist-in-Residence

Ricardo A. Bracho has been named the first Abrams Artist-in-Residence in Penn Arts & Sciences, in the Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.

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Senior Srinivas Mandyam Awarded Churchill Scholarship

College senior Srinivas Mandyam has been awarded a Churchill Scholarship for one year of graduate research study at the University of Cambridge in England.

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Two Penn Alums Win Grammys

Jennifer Higdon, G'92, GR'94, and John Legend, C'99, HON'14, took home awards at the 2020 Grammys.

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Nathans Named Alan Charles Kors Term Associate Professor of History

Benjamin Nathans, Associate Professor of History, has been named Alan Charles Kors Term Associate Professor of History.

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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.