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

Anthropologist Deborah Thomas Awarded 2020 Gender Equity Award

In addition to honoring scholars who work against discrimination against women in anthropology, this award celebrates feminist scholars working to raise awareness of discrimination in anthropology on the grounds of gender presentation of any kind.

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Allyson Mackey Named CIFAR Global Scholar

The Global Scholars program awards recipients with $100,000 in research support.

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Barbara Savage Honored by University of Oxford

A new undergraduate prize named in her honor is awarded to the best thesis in Black history.

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Judith Currano Named American Chemical Society Fellow

She was recognized as an international leader in chemical information.

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Judith Currano Named American Chemical Society Fellow

She was recognized as an international leader in chemical information.

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Judith Currano Named American Chemical Society Fellow

She was recognized as an international leader in chemical information.

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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.