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

Duckworth Named a Public Influencer by Education Week

Angela Duckworth, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology, was included in the top 10 of Education Week’s 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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Karen Tani Appointed a Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

She will have joint appointments in the Department of History in Arts and Sciences and in the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

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Seven College Seniors and Alumni Receive 2020 Thouron Awards

Four College of Arts & Sciences seniors and three recent alumni have won a Thouron Award to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.

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Gerald J. Porter Recognized by the Mathematical Association of America

He received the Yueh-Gin Gung and Dr. Charles Y. Hu Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics.

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David Amponsah Named Presidential Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

David Amponsah, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, has been named Presi

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Ricardo Bracho Named Inaugural Abrams Artist-in-Residence

Ricardo A. Bracho has been named the first Abrams Artist-in-Residence in Penn Arts & Sciences, in the Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.

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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.