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Student Success

Students who complete the Classical Studies post-baccalaureate program go on to pursue fascinating careers. While many enter doctoral studies after completing the program, some begin master's degree programs in classical studies to continue their preparation for PhD work. Others enter terminal master’s programs in preparation for teaching careers or curatorial work or begin professional careers immediately after completing the program. Visit Penn’s Classical Studies Department website to read more about our past students and their accomplishments.

The following lists include institutions where our students have enrolled in advanced degree programs within the past three years:

  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Bryn Mawr
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Fordham University
  • Indiana University
  • Oxford University
  • Stanford University
  • Tufts University
  • University of Arizona


  • University of British Columbia
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Maryland
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Washington
  • Villanova University



Alumni Stories

Master of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 2013
Bachelor of Arts, Classical Civilization, University of California, Los Angeles, 2010

Bachelor of Arts, Classical Civilizations, Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 2010

Bachelor of Arts, Wellesley College, 2009

Bachelor of Arts, Messiah College, 2010

Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology and Linguistics, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 2011

Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 2009

Classical Studies faculty

Faculty Bios

Meet distinguished Classical Studies Department faculty members involved in the post-baccalaureate program.

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Four certificates are offereed in recognition of students' academic accomplishments in the program.

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Campus Life

From theatre, museums, galleries, and music and dance, arts play a leading role in life on campus.

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