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

Ramanan Raghavendran Named Chair of SAS Board of Advisors

Michael Price steps down following successful conclusion to Power of Penn Arts and Sciences Campaign.

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Projects for Progress Recipients

Two Penn Arts & Sciences students are part of teams aiming to reduce cancer and improve public schools.

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Joseph Francisco Wins Royal Society of Chemistry Prize

The President’s Distinguished Professor of Earth and Environmental Science and Professor of Chemistry won the 2022 Centenary Prize.

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Penn Arts & Sciences Faculty Among 2022 Mellon Fellows and Penn Fellows

Both fellowship programs support faculty at mid-career.

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2022 Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students

Each year, graduate students are nominated by Penn undergraduate and graduate students for their profound impact on teaching at Penn.

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Students’ ToxiSense Wins Startup Challenge

The venture by four first-year Penn students aims to improve testing for drinking water and biopharma products.

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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.