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

Taussia Boadi, C’24, and Cheryl Nnadi, C’24, Honored as Projects for Progress Winners

The pair, along with Ariane Thomas of Penn GSE, won for Positioned for Success, which provides academic support and enrichment to Philadelphia middle school students in the child welfare system affected by gun violence or parental incarceration.

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Hear the Latest Research by Penn Arts & Sciences Graduate Students at Penn Grad Talks

Twenty students will present their work in eight-minute TED-style talks. Cash prizes are on the line.

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Daniel Wodak Receives Political Philosophy Prize

The Associate Professor of Philosophy earned the recognition from the Marc Sanders Foundation for his essay “One Person, One Vote.”

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Decherney and Woubshet Named Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Endowed Term Professors

Peter Decherney is a professor of cinema studies and director of the Penn Global Documentary Institute. Dagmawi Woubshet is a scholar, writer, and translator in the English department.

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Paul Hendrickson Receives Humanities Institute Outstanding Alumni Award

The honor goes to graduates who have made a significant impact in the humanities.

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Joseph Kable Named Jean-Marie Kneeley President's Distinguished Professor

Kable researches psychological and neural mechanisms of choice behavior. He is is the director of MindCORE, Penn’s hub for integrative study of the mind.

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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.