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The LPS Bachelor of Arts is no longer accepting applications for admission. We welcome you to learn more about our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences program, offered by Penn LPS Online—an online liberal arts education, built with career enhancement in mind.

 

Penn LPS Bachelor of Arts: An Ivy League Bachelor of Arts degree is within your reach

For more than 100 years, the Bachelor of Arts (BA) program at the University of Pennsylvania’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) has welcomed students to the University to complete their undergraduate degrees. Our non-traditional students arrive at Penn from a wide variety of paths, including non-profit, military duty, the corporate world and transferring from other institutions. Many balance work, family life and their studies. At LPS, we facilitate your ability to earn a BA degree at Penn by providing an Ivy League experience on a flexible schedule, and with guidance and support from program staff.

Our BA program boasts more than 50 majors in a diverse range of subjects across the arts and sciences. In recent years, our students have pursued research with faculty members, achieved promotions in their current jobs, or gone on to study at medical, law and business schools. As a Penn graduate, you become a member of a world-class intellectual community, create new career opportunities and join an alumni network that spans the globe.

Announcing an online, accredited bachelor’s degree

Designed for working adults and other non-traditional students, Penn LPS Online’s Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree provides a liberal arts education—built with career enhancement in mind. With a variety of courses and degree concentrations to choose from, you can tailor an educational experience that fits your personal and professional goals. Applications are now open, and courses will begin in fall 2019.

LEARN MORE ABOUT BAAS >

Fast facts

Number of states represented by students
21
Number of states represented by students
Number of countries represented by students
16
Number of countries represented by students
Number of majors available for students to explore
50
Number of majors available for students to explore
Percentage of students studying part-time
68%
Percentage of students studying part-time

LPS News

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College of Liberal and Professional Studies Office

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

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lps@sas.upenn.edu
(215) 898-7326
(215) 573-2053

 

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Penn LPS

The lifelong learning division of Penn Arts & Sciences

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

(215) 898-7326
lps@sas.upenn.edu

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