Post-Baccalaureate Studies

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 Post-Baccalaureate Studies

Go beyond your bachelor's degree with Penn: your goals, your courses, your schedule

Enter the inspiring academic atmosphere of the Ivy League with the Post-Baccalaureate (Post-Bacc) Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS). If you have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher, the Post-Bacc Studies program is a unique opportunity to prepare for graduate study, enhance your learning or get ahead in your career by enrolling in courses that you choose at Penn.

The Post-Bacc Studies program offers you access to courses in more than 50 areas of study, personal academic advising and the full range of the university's scholarly resources. Whether you’re preparing for another degree, expanding your professional knowledge or exploring an area of personal interest, we offer the flexibility to handpick the courses you need to accomplish your goals. In Post-Bacc Studies, you can affirm your love of learning, discover new confidence in your professional abilities and be nourished by the atmosphere of intellectual rigor here at Penn.

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Areas of Study

Fully customizable

With access to over 50 areas of study, the Post-Baccalaureate program can be customized to meet your individual needs.

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Program Contacts

Personal advising

The Post-Baccalaureate program team is here to advise, guide and coach you through the Penn experience.

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Upcoming Post-Bacc Info Session

Virtual information session

View the information session video to learn more about our program.

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LPS News

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College of Liberal and Professional Studies Office

3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

(215) 898-7326
(215) 573-2053



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The lifelong learning division of Penn Arts & Sciences

3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

(215) 898-7326

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