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

Wilson Named College for Women Class of 1963 Term Professor

Emily Wilson, Professor of Classical Studies, has been appointed College for Women Class of 1963 Term Professor in the Humanities.

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Two Arts & Sciences Students Win 2020 Rhodes Scholarship

Penn’s newest Rhodes Scholars are Nurul Ezzaty Binti Hasbullah, C'20, and Stephen Damianos, C'19.

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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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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.