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 Honored as 2021 Dean's Scholars

Penn Arts & Sciences has named 20 students from the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Liberal & Professional Studies, and the Graduate Division as 2021 Dean’s Scholars.

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2021 Goldwater Scholars Announced

Three College students received awards.

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College Senior chosen as Gaither Junior Fellow

Samuel Orloff, C’21, was chosen for the one-year fellowship.

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Research Partnership with Ashoka University

The research is led by Valerie Ross, Director of the Marks Family Center for Excellence.

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Three Recognized With 2021 University Teaching Awards

Melissa E. Sanchez, Chenoa Flippen, and Randall Kamien have been honored by Penn for their teaching.

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Statement from Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts and Sciences will undertake a cluster search to fill multiple standing faculty positions in Asian American studies.

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