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 Alum Named Inaugural Samvid Scholar

Scholars were selected for their academic and leadership achievements, and for their drive to make positive changes in society.

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Fakhraai, Kozlowski Honored by American Chemical Society

Fakhraai will receive a Rising Star Award and Kozlowski an Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award.

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Zoe Zhao, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, Receives Young Scholar Award

Zhao is one of 10 recipients of the China Times Cultural Foundation Young Scholars Award, in recognition of her research on platform game work in China.

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National Academy of Medicine Welcomes Biology's Sarah A. Tishkoff

Election to the NAM is considered one of the highest honors in health and medicine and recognizes people who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

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Brighid Dwyer Named Inaugural Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the School of Arts & Sciences

She will join Penn from Princeton University, where she has served as Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion in the Office of the Vice President for Campus Life since 2018.

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Biology's Michael Lampson Receives Grants From The National Institutes of Health

Along with Ben Black of the Perelman School of Medicine, Lampson was recognized with the Transformative Research Award.

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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.