University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

A member of the Ivy League, the University of Pennsylvania gives students the skills and inspiration to put their ideas into action, and the experience they need to prepare for successful careers after graduation. Reflecting on the ideals of the University’s founder, Benjamin Franklin, a University of Pennsylvania education offers students both academic excellence and the practical skills to make a living, engage in public service, and make a difference in the world. With a vibrant campus in Philadelphia, students are part of a community where they are welcome to be who they are and do what they love.


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  • Campus tours, led by current Penn students, are the best source of information about Penn's history, traditions, and academic opportunities.
  • You can also attend a class or a school-specific information session. Learn more at

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