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

Margo Natalie Crawford Is Appointed Director of the Center for Africana Studies

Margo Natalie Crawford, Professor of English, has been appointed Director of the Center for Africana Studies in Penn Arts & Sciences.

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The British Academy to Honor David Wallace

David Wallace will receive The Sir Israel Gollancz for his lifetime contribution into the study of Chaucer and Medieval Europe

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Penn Arts & Sciences Welcomes New Faculty

The 18 new faculty members join for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Chemistry Professors to Receive 2020 American Chemical Society National Awards

Abraham Nitzan and Daniel Mindiola will be honored at the upcoming ACS Meeting in Philadelphia.

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Michael Hanchard Awarded by the American Political Science Association

The professor and chair of Africana studies was recognized for his latest book.

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Fluharty Reappointed Dean of Penn Arts & Sciences

His second term as Dean will run through 2025. 

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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.