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

Arts & Sciences Professors Elected AAAS Fellows

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows are honored for their “scientifically and socially distinguished achievements.”

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Joseph Farrell Wins McKay Book Prize for Juno’s Aeneid

The prize is awarded for the best book in studies of the ancient Roman poet Vergil.

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Kimberly Bowes Wins McCann Award from the Archaeological Institute of America

The award honors the two-volume work, The Roman Peasant Project 2009-2014: Excavating the Roman Rural Poor.

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Duckworth, Gonzales Recognized as Edu-Scholar Public Influencers

The list by Education Week includes the 200 university-based scholars in the U.S. who did the most last year to shape educational practice and policy.

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College Seniors Ryan Jeong and Arnav Lal Awarded 2023 Churchill Scholarships

The scholarship fully funds a year of graduate research study at the University of Cambridge.

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The Linda Ye and Robin Ren Family Foundation Funds State-of-the-Art Spectroscopy Facility

The Linda Ye and Robin Ren Family Foundation is dedicated to supporting research that addresses climate change, helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds access and afford a college education, and increasing the understanding of Asian health needs.

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