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University of Pennsylvania Review

Philadelphia, PA, 34th & Spruce Street
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Career Preparation A+
Students and Culture A
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
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University of Pennsylvania is a large, private, four-year university enrolling 24,876 students and offering 314 degrees in Philadelphia, PA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Pennsylvania.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
2,487 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
50
29
2
Accounting and Finance
0
Applied Economics
2
4
Business Administration and Management
133
387
0
4
Business Administration, Management and Operations
32
Commerce
31
1
2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
0
E-Commerce/electronic Commerce
0
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
2
Economics
175
11
13
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
189
Finance
391
353
6
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
0
Insurance
2
International Business
4
0
Marketing/marketing Management
131
181
0
3
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
31
9
Operations Management and Supervision
136
64
3
Organizational Behavior Studies
33
Public Finance
6
Real Estate
20
39
6
Retailing and Retail Operations
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
1,536 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
1
2
2
African Studies
4
American/united States Studies/civilization
0
Anthropology
21
1
10
Archeology
1
2
Asian Studies/civilization
7
3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
25
2
3
Cognitive Science
38
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling
82
Comparative Literature
6
4
4
Counseling Psychology
87
Demography and Population Studies
1
5
Developmental and Child Psychology
15
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
14
10
7
East Asian Studies
5
Folklore Studies
0
Historic Preservation and Conservation
0
0
History
105
19
15
International/global Studies
42
74
International Relations and Affairs
54
Jewish/judaic Studies
0
Latin American Studies
1
Linguistics
14
1
5
Logic
1
Middle/near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
4
3
5
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
10
Philosophy
133
4
5
Political Science
115
10
11
Political Science
8
Psychology
80
46
7
Public Administration
52
Public Policy Analysis
18
9
0
Religion/religious Studies
9
0
2
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
1
10
5
Social Sciences
3
Social Work
178
24
Sociology
27
4
7
South Asian Studies
6
Sustainability Studies
11
Urban Studies/affairs
31
Women's Studies
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
1,190 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
14
Advanced/graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences
4
Bioethics/medical Ethics
47
0
Dentistry
150
Emergency Room/trauma Nursing
0
Endodontics/endodontology
6
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
28
Health/health Care Administration/management
22
69
1
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
25
Immunology
1
11
Maternal/child Health and Neonatal Nurse/nursing
13
Medical Scientist
10
Medicine
166
Nurse Anesthetist
25
Nurse Midwife/nursing Midwifery
17
Nursing Administration
7
Nursing Education
1
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
7
0
Oral/maxillofacial Surgery
3
Orthodontics/orthodontology
7
Pediatric Dentistry/pedodontics
2
Pediatric Nurse/nursing
54
Periodontics/periodontology
8
Perioperative/operating Room and Surgical Nurse/nursing
97
Pharmacology
0
13
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
18
Public Health
39
Registered Nurse
165
1
13
Veterinary Medicine
119
Women's Health Nurse/nursing
27
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Mathematics and Science
886 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
9
0
Biochemistry
34
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1
8
Bioinformatics
1
5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
0
Biology
139
0
6
Biophysics
7
Biostatistics
4
3
Biotechnology
45
Cellular and Molecular Biology
11
51
Chemistry
17
21
27
Environmental Biology
3
Environmental Health
2
Epidemiology
38
4
Geography
2
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences
2
Geology/earth Science
13
2
4
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
5
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
1
74
Mathematics
48
5
4
Neuroscience
98
0
21
Physics
33
35
24
Physics
10
Statistics
47
17
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Engineering
884 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architecture
12
103
22
1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
75
44
21
Biomedical Sciences
6
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
34
29
13
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
63
3
8
Computer Engineering
10
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
18
41
7
Engineering
10
26
Engineering Design
15
Environmental Design/architecture
0
Environmental Science
3
Environmental Studies
7
8
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
13
Geological/geophysical Engineering
5
Landscape Architecture
40
3
Materials Engineering
32
55
11
Mechanical Engineering
61
59
12
Nanotechnology
8
Natural Resources/conservation
6
Transportation/mobility Management
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Education and Liberal Arts
754 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
4
3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
8
2
4
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
21
Curriculum and Instruction
10
4
Education
78
22
Educational Leadership and Administration
42
12
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
12
Elementary Education and Teaching
29
English Language and Literature
1
81
12
9
English/language Arts Teacher Education
11
French Language and Literature
11
German Language and Literature
1
2
1
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
59
33
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
33
0
7
Italian Language and Literature
1
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
5
Liberal Arts
1
44
Mathematics Teacher Education
5
Reading Teacher Education
30
8
Russian Language and Literature
6
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
5
Secondary Education and Teaching
29
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
9
Social Studies Teacher Education
9
Spanish Language and Literature
21
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
69
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Computer Technology
479 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Artificial Intelligence
44
Computer and Information Sciences
84
116
14
Computer Science
64
57
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
2
Management Information Systems
0
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
7
Systems Engineering
46
45
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Legal and Law
396 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminology
11
14
3
Law
250
Legal Studies
118
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Communication and Media
140 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication and Media Studies
118
16
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Art and Design
93 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Design and Applied Arts
0
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
2
Film/cinema/video Studies
22
Fine Arts
29
20
Graphic Design
1
Music
5
1
5
Visual and Performing Arts
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Agriculture
26 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural and Building Sciences/technology
20
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 Months)
Predoctoral
Endodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Orthodontics/Peridontics
Pediatric Dentistry
Periodontics
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree (School of Veterinary Medicine)
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission (SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation English Language Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels Council on Education for Public Health Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A+ Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 14 Reviews
Alumni
Veterinary medicine, Class of 1970

Didn't have tech tools back then

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary Education, Class of 2006

Online portals, happy hours, etc.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Relations, Class of 2012

Amazing career services center, powerful alumni, ivy league education.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.A., Class of 2006

Prestigious faculty, students, facilities, and career resources

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 1970

Don't know ... none back then other than a great curriculum with superb teachers.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1976

counseling and lots of networking and other opportunities

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BSE, Class of 2012

Career services does personality tests to determine job fit, info sessions with companies, on campus recruiting, classes are relevant to work, lots of alumni networking events

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA Political Science, Class of 1985

I'm sure there is something!

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ph.D., Class of 2004

Excellent faculty, get-togethers at professional conferences, and great research support.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA Anthropology, Class of 1996

on campus recruiting, networking, grad school preparation, internships

Rated January 2016
Alumni
math, Class of 2003

career services, job fairs, industry speakers, on campus recruiting

Rated January 2016
Alumni
MS in Social Policy, Class of 2012

Mandatory internships? I don't understand this question...

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Science & Engineering in Bioengineering, Class of 1997

Training in critical thinking and project management skills Alumni resources through online directory, local alumni events, alumni networking, etc.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 14 Reviews
Alumni
International Relations, Class of 2012

Penn has a work hard, play hard culture. Everyone is incredibly smart and driven, but most people also enjoy going out on the weekends.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BSE, Class of 2012

work hard play hard, everyone is stressed all the time over academics as well as extra curriculars

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ph.D., Class of 2004

I think the undergrads are generally from upper middle-class communities, but the graduate population was quite diverse.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Science & Engineering in Bioengineering, Class of 1997

Study hard Play hard Excel at everything you do from work to arts to recreation.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 14 Reviews
Alumni
Veterinary medicine, Class of 1970

No computers back then. Old but decent. Didn't use the dorms.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary Education, Class of 2006

Wifi everywhere. Computer labs in all buildings

Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Relations, Class of 2012

The computer labs are top notch, the classrooms are standard, the dorms vary significantly from old and in need of refurbishment (Hill) to modern skyscrapers (the high-rises).

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ph.D., Class of 2004

Our building was horrible - very old and poor infrastructure, but the rest of the campus was quite nice.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
math, Class of 2003

great, state of the art, some buildings could use updating

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Economics, Class of 2008

Mix of old and new

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Science & Engineering in Bioengineering, Class of 1997

Old historic school and building (oldest university in the North America) loaded with the latest technology for learning. Acceptable food but not a culinary experience.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 14 Reviews
Alumni
International Relations, Class of 2012

Penn has a group for EVERYONE. Penn has greek life, academic groups, cultural groups, acapella groups, service organizations...honestly anything you have ever been interested in likely has a group at Penn.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ph.D., Class of 2004

I cannot recall. As a graduate student, extra-curricular stuff was pretty much unaffiliated with the school.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA Anthropology, Class of 1996

unique setting and heritage, activities for every interest

Rated January 2016
Alumni
math, Class of 2003

so many diverse club to choose from

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Science & Engineering in Bioengineering, Class of 1997

Annual Spring Fling But anything you are interested in is available through a program, club, etc.

Rated January 2016
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