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

Erik Wibbels Named Presidential Penn Compact Professor

Wibbels is a scholar of political geography, political accountability, and political economy, and joins Penn as the founder of DevLab@Penn.

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Melissa Lee Named Klein Family Presidential Assistant Professor

Lee is a specialist in conflict studies as well as the international and domestic politics of statebuilding and state development.

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Joshua Teplitsky Named Joseph Meyerhoff Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History

Teplitsky is an author and leading expert on the culture and life of Jews in early modern Central Europe.

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Center for Social Norms and Behavioral Dynamics Receives $3 Million Grant to Study Social Norms, Trust, and Poverty in the U.S.

The grant supports a three-year research project that will examine the social and behavioral dimensions associated with poverty.

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2022 Making a Difference in Global Communities Grants Announced

The projects will support multidisciplinary projects working with students to address societal challenges internationally.

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2022 Klein Family Social Justice Grants Awarded

The faculty-led projects will contribute to the achievement of social justice through research, teaching, and community engagement.

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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.