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

Pulitzer Prize Winner Jennifer Egan Is Artist-in-Residence at Penn

Egan will work with students and faculty, as well as share her work through public events.

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Penn’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies Launches Online Bachelor’s Degree

Beginning in the fall of 2019, the Penn LPS Online platform will offer a fully-accredited, online education from Penn for working adults and other non-traditional students.

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Nancy Hirschmann Named Stanley I. Sheerr Term Professor in the Social Sciences

Hirschmann is a scholar of the history of political thought, analytical philosophy, and feminist theory.

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University of Pennsylvania Receives $2 Million from Marc J. Leder for Behavior Change for Good Initiative

The Behavior Change for Good Initiative (BCFG) unites scientists in the social sciences, medicine, computer science, and neuroscience.

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Neil C. Tomson Receives National Institutes of Health Grant

The grant provides $1.6 million of support over five years.

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New Arts and Sciences Faculty Announced

The School of Arts and Sciences welcomed 22 new standing faculty members for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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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.