University of Pennsylvania
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1740
Address: 1 College Hall, Room 100
Introduction

The University of Pennsylvania is a private, Ivy League comprehensive teaching and research-intensive university that traces its origin to 1740. Penn continues to pursue the principles of its founder, Benjamin Franklin: entrepreneurship, innovation, invention, outreach, and the pragmatic unity of theory and practice. Admission to the University’s 12 schools is among the most highly selective in the United States. Penn’s world-class faculty, renowned for its teaching, scholarship, and, in many cases, clinical practices, offer undergraduate and graduate students a compelling integration of liberal and professional education.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Nursing
1
Finance
2
Management
2
Business Administration
3
Clinical Medicine
4
Statistics
4
Psychology
4
Law
6
Key Statistics
20771
Total Enrollment
4462(21.5%)
International Students
9870
Undergraduate Enrollment
1253(12.7%)
International Students
10901
Graduate Enrollment
3209(29.4%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Accounting
Actuarial Science
African Studies
Africana Studies
Anthropology
Architecture
Asian American Studies (Minor)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing program
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biological Basis of Behavior
Biology
Biomedical Science
Biomedical Science
Biophysics
Business & Public Policy
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Cinema Studies
Classical Studies
Cognitive Science
Communication
Comparative Literature
Computational Biology
Computational Biology
Computer and Cognitive Science
Computer and Cognitive Science
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science
Computer Science
Criminology
Digital Media Design
Earth Science
East Asian Area Studies
East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
Environmental Policy & Management
Environmental Studies
Finance
Fine Arts
French Studies
Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies
Geology
German Studies
Global Analysis*
Health and Societies
Health Care Management & Policy
Hispanic Studies
History
History of Art
Individualized Major
Insurance & Risk Management
International Relations
International Studies and Business
Italian Studies
Jewish Studies
Latin American and Latino Studies
Legal Studies & Business Ethics*
Life Sciences and Management
Linguistics
Logic, Information and Computation
Management – Specializations in: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Management – Specializations in: Multinational Management
Management – Specializations in: Organizational Effectiveness
Management – Specializations in: Strategic Management
Managing Electronic Commerce*
Market and Social Systems Engineering
Marketing
Marketing & Communication**
Marketing & Operations Management
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
Modern Middle East Studies
Music
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Operations & Information Management
Philosophy
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Physics and Astronomy
Political Science
Psychology
Real Estate
Religious Studies
Retailing*
Romance Languages Dual Major
Science, Technology and Society
Social Impact and Responsibility*
Sociology
South Asia Studies
Spanish
Statistics
Systems Science and Engineering
Theatre Arts
Transportation
Urban Studies
Vagelos Scholars Program in Molecular Life Sciences
Visual Studies
Graduate Programs
Accounting (PhD)
Africana Studies (PhD)
Ancient History (PhD)
Anthropology (PhD, MA, MS)
Applied Economics (PhD)
Applied Geosciences (MSAG)
Applied Mathematics and Computational Science (PhD)
Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP)
Architecture (PhD, MArch, MS)
Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World (PhD)
Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics (PhD)
Bioengineering (PhD, MSE)
Bioethics (MBE)
Biology (PhD)
Biomedical Imaging and Informational Sciences (PhD)
Biostatistics (PhD, MS)
Biotechnology (MB)
Business Administration (MBA)
Business Administration for Executives (MBA)
Cancer Biology (PhD)
Cell and Molecular Biology (PhD)
Cell Biology and Physiology (PhD)
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (PhD, MSE)
Chemistry (PhD)
Chemistry Education (MCEP)
City and Regional Planning (PhD, AM, MCP, Certificate)
Classical Studies (PhD)
Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE)
Clinical Social Work (DSW)
Communication (PhD)
Comparative Literature and Literary Theory (PhD)
Computer and Information Science (PhD, MSE)
Computer and Information Technology (MCIT)
Computer Graphics and Game Technology (MSE)
Criminology (PhD, MS, MA)
Demography (PhD, AM)
Dental Medicine (DMD, MS in Oral Biology)
Developmental, Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (PhD)
Earth and Environmental Science (PhD, MS)
East Asian Languages and Civilizations (PhD, AM)
Economic Development and Growth (Certificate)
Economics (PhD)
Education (PhD, EdD, MPhilEd, MSEd, MS)
Electrical and Systems Engineering (PhD)
Electrical Engineering (MSE)
Embedded Systems (MSE)
English (PhD, AM)
Environmental Studies (MES)
Epidemiology (PhD)
Ethics and Legal Studies (PhD)
Executive Master’s in Technology Management (ExMSE)
Executive MBA (MBA)
Finance (PhD)
Fine Arts (MFA, Certificate)
Folklore and Folklife (PhD, AM)
French Studies (PhD)
Gene Therapy and Vaccines (PhD)
Genetics and Gene Regulation (PhD)
Genomics and Computational Biology (PhD)
Germanic Languages and Literatures (PhD, AM)
Governmental Administration (MGA)
Health Care Management & Economics (PhD)
Health Policy Research (MSHP)
Hispanic Studies (PhD)
Historic Preservation (MS, Certificate)
History (PhD, AM)
History and Sociology of Science (PhD, AM)
History of Art (PhD, AM)
Immunology (PhD)
Integrated Product Design (MSE)
Integrated Science Education (MISEP)
International Studies (MBA/AM)
Italian Studies (PhD)
Landscape Architecture (MLA, Certificate)
Law (JD, LLM, LLCM, SJD)
Linguistics (PhD, AM)
Management (PhD)
Marketing (PhD)
Master of Liberal Arts (MLA)
Master of Philosophy in Liberal Arts (MPhil)
Materials Science and Engineering (PhD, MSE)
Mathematics (PhD, MPhil, AM)
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (PhD, MSE)
Medical Physics (MMP)
Medicine (MD, MD/PhD, MSCE)
Microbiology, Virology and Parasitology (PhD)
Music (PhD)
Nanotechnology (MSE)
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (PhD, AM)
Neuroscience (PhD)
Nonprofit Administration (Certificate)
Nonprofit/NGO Leadership (MA)
Nursing (PhD, MSN, MS)
Operations, Information Management and Decision Processes (PhD)
Oral Biology (MS)
Organizational Dynamics (MOD, MPhil)
Pharmacology (PhD)
Philosophy (PhD)
Physics and Astronomy (PhD, MS)
Political Science (PhD)
Politics (Certificate)
Psychology (PhD)
Public Administration (MGA)
Public Finance (Certificate)
Public Health (MPH)
Real Estate Design and Development (Certificate)
Religious Studies (PhD)
Robotics (MSE)
Social Policy (MS)
Social Welfare (PhD)
Social Work (MSW)
Sociology (PhD)
South Asia Studies (PhD, AM)
Statistics (PhD)
Systems Engineering (MSE)
Telecommunications and Networking (MSE)
Translational Research (MTR)
Urban Design (Certificate)
Urban Spatial Analytics (MUSA)
Veterinary Medicine (VMD)