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

Emily Hannum Named Associate Dean for the Social Sciences

In this new role, Hannum will oversee the Departments of Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, History and Sociology of Science, Political Science, and Sociology, as well as several research centers.

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Matthews Named Scialog Fellow

Scialog supports cohorts of early-career scientists addressing globally significant challenges.

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Dean’s Global Inquiries Fund Projects Announced

Dean Steven J. Fluharty established the fund to advance the School’s commitment to driving global change, a key priority in the Power of Penn Arts & Sciences fundraising campaign.

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Making a Difference in Diverse Communities Grants Announced

The initiative encourages faculty to explore innovative ways of applying their expertise.

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LPS to Launch New Bachelor’s Degree and Online Certificate Programs

New online bachelor’s degree and certificate programs at Penn Arts and Sciences’ College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) are giving adult students flexible options to pursue a college education and advance their professional skills.

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Lauren Sallan Honored by Alma Mater University of Chicago for Achievements in Paleobiology

With an impressive complement of achievements and contributions to her field,

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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.