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

Penn to Make Sweeping New Investments in Science

The funding includes includes major new commitments in support of key priorities at the School of Arts & Sciences.

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Layla Murphy, C’23, Receives Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad

The award recognizes Murphy’s work supporting the repatriation of Sierra Leonean domestic workers who had been trafficked to and/or exploited in Oman.

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2022 Penn Grad Talks

The annual program is seeking submissions from Penn Arts & Sciences doctoral and master's students.

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Max Wragan, C'22, named George J. Mitchell Scholar

She is the fifth Penn student to receive the scholarship since the inaugural class of Mitchell Scholars in 2001.

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Nicholas Thomas-Lewis, C’22, Named Rhodes Scholar

The Rhodes is highly competitive and one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world.

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School of Arts & Sciences Launches New Initiative in Data Driven Discovery

The initiative will be directed by Bhuvnesh Jain of Physics and Astronomy and Greg Ridgeway of Criminology.

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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.