University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania inspires students to put their ideas into action and provides the experiences necessary to prepare them for an ever-changing world. Grounded in the ideals of the University’s founder, Benjamin Franklin, Penn offers students the intellectual foundation and the skills to make an impact. Located in Philadelphia, Penn students are part of a diverse community where they are encouraged to defy traditional academic boundaries while exploring varied interests.

Broad and Deep Academic Exploration

Anchored in the arts and sciences and enriched by the integrated resources of four undergraduate and 12 graduate schools on the same campus, a Penn education is intellectually dynamic and purposeful. Penn’s world-class faculty facilitates research, exploration and service learning as tools for positive change.

The College of Arts and Sciences is the heart of the academic experience at Penn. An integrated curriculum spanning the humanities, social sciences, arts, and natural sciences encourages guided exploration and intellectual risk-taking early on, allowing students to study across academic disciplines.

Penn Engineering offers an innovative and flexible curriculum combining fundamental science with groundbreaking research, leadership development, and professional practice. Students choose from among 14 majors, four interdisciplinary minors, and three dual-degree programs.

Penn Nursing offers unmatched opportunities to pursue interests in advanced practice nursing at the highest level. The integrated undergraduate curriculum combines hands-on clinical training within the framework of a broader liberal arts and sciences education.

The Wharton School offers a comprehensive undergraduate business program alongside extensive study in the liberal arts and sciences, allowing students to pursue highly customized business degrees. Choosing between more than 20 concentrations students bring inspired business solutions to nonprofit, art, science, medical, or traditional business contexts.

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