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

Julie Nelson Davis Named a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow

The professor of history of art is considered a foremost authority on Japanese prints and illustrated books.

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Sam Apple Receives Kelly Writers House Award

The Beltran Family Award is given annually for excellent teaching and mentoring.

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Shelley Berger Named Fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy

World-renowned genetics researcher Shelley L. Berger has been named a member of the 2021 class of fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy.

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Penn Arts & Sciences and University Teaching Awards

It gives us great pleasure to announce the recipients of the 2021 awards for distinguished teaching in the School of Arts and Sciences.

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Students Honored as 2021 Dean's Scholars

Penn Arts & Sciences has named 20 students from the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Liberal & Professional Studies, and the Graduate Division as 2021 Dean’s Scholars.

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2021 Goldwater Scholars Announced

Three College students received awards.

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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.