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

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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Feride Hatiboglu Elected to National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages

Hatiboglu is also current president of the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages.

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Tyshawn Sorey Wins Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation Award

The award from the Library of Congress commissions a new musical work.

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Historian Mia Bay Receives the Order of the Coif 2022 Book Award

The awarded books are those that have advanced a field, illuminated new areas of thought and research, or explored the many hard questions that law raises.

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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.