University of Pennsylvania - School of Arts and 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

Christopher B. Murray Named Citation Laureate

Since the award’s inception in 2002, 54 Citation Laureates have gone on to receive a Nobel Prize.

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Joan DeJean Named Fellow of the British Academy

DeJean, Trustee Professor of French, joins a cohort of exceptional scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

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Machado Named Abrams Artist-In-Residence

Carmen Maria Machado has been named Abrams Artist-In-Residence in the Penn Arts & Sciences Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing.

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Ishmail Abdus-Saboor Receives Grant from the Rita Allen Foundation

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Mitchell J. Blutt and Margo Krody Blutt Presidential Assistant Professor of Biology, has been named a member of the 2020 class of Award in Pain Scholars.

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New Faculty Join Penn Arts & Sciences

The 20 new professors hold appointments across 11 departments.

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Innovative Dual Degree Integrates Veterinary Medicine, Environmental Studies

The option is designed to prepare multi-disciplinary veterinarians to assume leadership roles within the environmental and public health sectors.

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