University of Pennsylvania

Academic Highlights

  • Enroll in one of four undergraduate schools: College of Arts and Science, The School of Engineering and Applied Science, The Wharton School, and The School of Nursing.

  • There are close to 90 majors, along with an extensive array of minors, and 9 coordinated dual-degree, accelerated, and specialized programs available to you.

  • 70% of all lectures and seminars have 25 or fewer students, and the student-to-faculty ratio is 6:1.

  • The College of Arts and Science 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 from Finance to Social Impact and Responsibility.

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

  • Through the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program, Penn students receive training, experience and encouragement to be public-spirited leaders through study and service.