University of Pennsylvania

Academic Highlights

  • Enroll in one of four undergraduate schools: College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Wharton School (business), and the School of Nursing.

  • There are close to 90 majors, along with an extensive array of minors, as well as coordinated dual-degree, accelerated, and specialized programs available to you.

  • 81% of all lectures and seminars have fewer than 30 students, and the student-to-faculty ratio is 6:1.

  • The College of Arts & Sciences is home to roughly 60% of Penn’s students with majors spanning across the humanities (history, literature, philosophy, foreign language, fine arts, etc.), the social sciences (economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, international relations, etc.), the physical and life sciences (chemistry, physics, biology, biochemistry, earth science, etc.), and much more.

  • The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers traditional majors such as Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science Engineering, as well as more unique ones like Networked & Social Systems Engineering and Digital Media Design.

  • The Wharton School offers an experiential, hands-on undergraduate business program with concentrations including Finance, Management, Marketing, Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Social Impact and Responsibility, and more.

  • The School of Nursing offers a state-of-the-art, science-based education that includes mentorship, community involvement, and hands-on clinical rotations in renowned hospitals adjacent to Penn. 

  • The SNF Paideia Program contributes to the holistic education of Penn undergraduates, through a combination of courses, public events and workshops, all focused on wellness, service and citizenship.