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

Charles Kane and Eugene Mele Honored With John Scott Award

Since 1822, the award has been given annually to recognize innovation in science.

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Grad Ben Talks 2020

The annual program is seeking submissions from doctoral and master's students.

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Hanchard Named Kuemmerle Professor of Africana Studies

Michael Hanchard, Professor and Chair of Africana Studies, has been named Gustave C. Kuemmerle Professor of Africana Studies.

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Sanchez Named Regan Professor of English

Melissa E. Sanchez, Professor of English, has been appointed Donald T. Regan Professor of English.

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A Lab to Grow Grit

Grit Lab is a first-of-its-kind undergraduate course that will apply cutting-edge scientific knowledge on fostering passion and perseverance.

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Economics Professors Receive National Science Foundation Grants

Several economics professors were awarded grants this year from the National Science Foundation, which funds research and education in science and engineering.

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Omnia

Omnia, the premiere publication for all things Penn Arts and Sciences, features a diverse array of faculty, students, and alumni who are blazing trails on a global level.