Liberal and Professional Studies

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) is the home of lifelong learning at the University of Pennsylvania. Housed within the School of Arts and Sciences, we offer high school, undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, graduate, summer and online studies as well as customizable professional training with courses that span across disciplines.

Our outstanding students—engaged, curious and driven—come to Penn from all over the world with diverse academic and professional backgrounds. Whether you want to learn English while immersed in an Ivy League institution, join the global classroom in a MOOC, spend your summer abroad or start a new career, LPS offers the very best opportunities.

No matter where you are in life, or in the world—preparing for college, living overseas, working full-time, active in the military or studying on-campus—the College of Liberal and Professional Studies opens the Ivy League to you.

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Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Certificates

Post-Baccalaureate Preparatory Programs