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

2021 Penn Grad Talks

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

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Alex Breitweiser Receives IBM PhD Fellowship

Breitweiser is a graduate student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy,

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College Graduate Mackenzie Fierceton Awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Mackenzie Fierceton, C'20, has been awarded a 2021 Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.

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Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw Named Class of 1940 Bicentennial Term Chair

Penn's Provost and Vice Provost for Faculty have announced the appointment of Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Associate Professor of History of Art., to the Class of 1940 Bicentennial Term Chair.

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Music Graduate Students Receive Awards at 2020 American Musicological Society Conference

Maria Ryan and Xintong (Bess) Liu were awarded fellowships for their research projects.

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Three Criminology Faculty Awarded

They were recognized by the 2020 Division of Experimental Criminology and Academy of Experimental Criminology Awards.

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