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University of Pennsylvania

3451 Walnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-5000 | Established: 1740 | UPenn.edu

About

With its roots delving deep into American history, the University of Pennsylvania (more commonly UPenn or Penn) was founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. A member of the Ivy League, UPenn is a private university and one of the original nine colonial colleges.
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Located in West Philadelphia’s University City District, Penn’s urban campus is 302 acres and its iconic Gothic buildings are shrouded in towering trees. Continually recognized as one of the elite schools in the country, Penn offers some of the nation’s –and world’s– most prestigious schools.

The University offers 12 schools in total: four of the schools offer undergraduate & graduate studies and the remaining eight schools are reserved for graduate studies. Beyond the scope of their selected majors, Penn offers unique opportunities across the world. UPenn’s undergraduate business and nursing schools are just two of the university’s programs that were ranked first by U.S. News for 2014. There are nearly countless opportunities for Penn’s 11,500 undergraduate students to become involved around campus; 25% of Penn’s undergraduate student body is involved in Greek life.

The Penn Quakers compete in the Ivy League at the Division I level. UPenn is also home to the historic and world-renowned Penn Relays.

Countless scholars, business personnel, and leaders in their respective fields have attended UPenn. Notable alumni include: 9th U.S. President William H. Harrison, William Brennan, Owen Roberts, James Wilson (all three –U.S. Supreme Court Justices), and Donald Trump.

Enrollment

  • Undergrad Enrollment: 11,525
  • Graduate Enrollment: 13,105
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 6 to 1

Region

  • Mid-Atlantic

Popular Majors

  • Most Popular Major: Finance
  • Second Most Popular: Economics

Percentages

  • Acceptance Rate: 12%
  • Percent Male: 48%
  • Percent Female: 52%

Cost

  • In-State Tuition: $45,890
  • Out-of-State Tuition: $45,890

Other

  • Type of School: 4 Year-Private Non Profit
  • College Setting: Large City

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3636 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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New Deck Tavern

Bar & Restaurant (American)

3408 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 386-4600
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Bobby’s Burger Palace

Restaurant (Burgers)

3925 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 387-0378
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City Tap House

Bar & Restaurant (American)

3925 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 662-0105
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White Dog Café

Restaurant (Brunch/American)

3420 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 386-9224
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Smokey Joe’s

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210 S. 40th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-0770
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Landmark Americana Tap & Grill

Restaurant (American)

3333 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-4500
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Slainte Pub & Grill

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3000 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-7400
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Drinker’s West

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3900 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 397-4693
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Blarney Stone

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3929 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-5340
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Cavanaugh’s Restaurant & Sports Bar

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119 S. 39th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 386-4889
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Local 44

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4333 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-2337
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Bridgewater’s Pub

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2955 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 387-4787
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Copabanana

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4000 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 382-1330
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Holiday Inn Express (Philadelphia-Midtown)

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1305 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 735-9300
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Sofitel Philadelphia

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120 S. 17th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 569-8300
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The Westin (Philadelphia)

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99 S. 17th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 563-1600
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Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel (Philadelphia)

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220 S. 17th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Sheraton Hotel (Philadelphia-University City)

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3549 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 387-8000
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Homewood Suites by Hilton (University City)

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4109 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 382-1111
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The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel

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3600 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-0200
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Fall Break Dates

October 10-13



Spring Break Dates

March 8-16



Class Begins

August 27



Thanksgiving Break Dates

November 27-30



Winter Break Dates

December 20-January 13



Summer Break Begins

May 13



Sports Division

NCAA Division I-AA



Mascot

Quaker



Nickname

Quakers



Sports Conference

The Ivy League



People at University of Pennsylvania

Kevin Ruck

Christophe Limpalair

Jordan Barber

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