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

Penn Arts & Sciences 2021 Graduation Celebrations Schedule

Penn Arts & Sciences is honoring its 2021 graduates with virtual celebrations in May.

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Inaugural Presidential Ph.D. Fellows Announced

The new fellows are drawn from the most accomplished and diverse Ph.D. trainees at Penn.

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Joseph Francisco Elected to the American Philosophical Society

Election to APS honors extraordinary accomplishments in all fields.

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Chinaza Ruth Okonkwo Awarded 2021 Beinecke Scholarship

The scholarship will support Okonkwo, C'22, as she pursues a graduate education

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Mutz Elected to National Academy of Sciences

The Samuel A. Stouffer Professor of Political Science and Communication has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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Karen Detlefsen Named Vice Provost for Education

She is a professor of philosophy and education.

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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.