• Established In : 1740

    Affiliated To : AAU/COFHE/NAICU/568 Group/URA

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    Website : www.upenn.edu

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University of Pennsylvania Key Information:-

•Formally known: University of Pennsylvania (Penn or UPenn)
•Established: 1740
• Motto: Leges sine moribus vanae [LATIN] (Laws without moral are in vain)
•Address:  Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
•Type: Private Ivy League Research University
•Available study options: Undergraduate/Graduate/Research Program
• President : Amy Gutmann
• Provost: Vincent Prices
• Affiliations: AAU/COFHE/NAICU/568 Group/URA
• Nickname: Quakers
•Student Acceptance Rate:12.3 percent (2012)  
• Mascot: University of Pennsylvania Quakers
• Atheltics: NCAA Division I – Ivy League Philadelphia Big 5
• Website: www.upenn.edu

University of Pennsylvania Highlights:-

• University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania is highly regarded for undergraduate, graduate and professional streams of study.
• The university has shown a strong commitment to excellence in scholarship, research and service.
• The subject strengths of the university include arts & humanities,business and social sciences, language & culture, medicine & health and science & technology.
• The university is a powerhouse of research with 100 research centers and institutes.
• UPenn is also known for its noteworthy international student population that consists of students from Asia, Africa, Middle East, Australia and Pacific.
• Penn has maintained a consistent undergraduate graduation rate of 96 percent.
• Total undergraduate majors being pursued at the university is 89.
• The student acceptance rate the university is 12.3.
• University of Pennsylvania is known as a "university for research, innovations and discoveries.
•  Student Faculty ratio of 6:1.

University of Pennsylvania Faculty:-

University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Faculty stands a total of 4,464.

Members of distinction of the faculty, active and emeritus, include:
84 members of the Academy of Arts and Sciences
81 members of the Institute of Medicine
33 members of the National Academy of Sciences
31 members of the American Philosophical Society
175 Guggenheim Fellowships
12 members of the National Academy of Engineering

University of Pennsylvania Admissions :


University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Admission:-

Please check the University Homepage for updates on deadlines on admission. Following are the all resources you need for University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Admission.

Transfer Applicants

Requirments and Process for Transfer Applicants

Common Application
Penn Writing Supplement to the Common Application
SAT OR or ACT Plus Writing
SAT: Penn's code is 2926.
ACT: Penn's code is 3732.
All official college or university transcripts
Official secondary school transcripts
Two recommendation letters from college professors at your current institution
Registrar's Report
Mid-Term Report (for any student currently enrolled in school or classes and applying to transfer in as a sophomore)

REQUIRED FOR SOME APPLICANTS

TOEFL (recommended if English is not your native language) Penn's code is 2926
Supplementary Materials

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Requirments and Process for Freshman candidates

REQUIRED OF ALL APPLICANTS:

Common Application
Penn Writing Supplement
SAT and two SAT Subject Tests OR ACT Plus Writing
SAT: Penn's code is 2926.
ACT: Penn's code is 3732.
All official secondary school transcripts
Two Academic Teacher Evaluations
School Report and Counselor Letter
Midyear Report

REQUIRED FOR SOME APPLICANTS:

TOEFL (recommended if English is not your native language) Penn's code is 2926

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Requirements and Process for International candidates

Common Application
Penn Writing Supplement
The SAT and the ACT
TOFEL Exam (Penn's school code is 2926).
All official secondary school transcripts
Two Academic Teacher Evaluations
School Report and Counselor Letter
Midyear Report

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for information on International student admission

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University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Academic Year


University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Academic Year consists of the following

Fall Term: August to December
Spring Term: January to June

University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Tuition Fee:-

The average University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Tuition Fee is $39,088/-.


University of Pennsylvania Infrastructure


University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Infrastructure:-

University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Infrastructure is a confluence of both gothic and modern architecture. All of Penn's schools and most of its research institutes are located on this campus. The surrounding neighborhood includes several restaurants and pubs, a large upscale grocery store, and a movie theater on the western edge of campus. Penn's libraries are associated with schools and subject areas. These libraries together house more than 6.19 milion volumes in print. The Fisher Fine Arts Library, considered architect Frank Furness' most distinctive major work is gifted with various art collections.

The university museum has taken part in various research programs the world over. Within the College Houses, Penn has nearly 40 themed residential programs for students with shared interests such as world cinema or science and technology. Many of the nearby homes and apartments in the area surrounding the campus are often rented by undergraduate students moving off campus after their first year, as well as by graduate and professional students.

University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania  Student Life and Activities:-

UPenn is known for its diverse student population. University of Pennsylvania is known for its selected student organizations. Apart from its 60 academically based community service programs Penn also has various volunteer and community service programs.  The Daily Pennsylvanian is an independent student run newspaper.

Penn offers intercollegiate competition for men in 17 sports, including baseball, basketball, cross country, fencing, football, golf, lacrosse, heavyweight rowing, lightweight rowing, soccer, sprint football, squash, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor track, outdoor track and wrestling. It offers intercollegiate competition for women in 16 sports, including basketball, cross country, field hockey, fencing, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor track, outdoor track and volleyball.

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University of Pennsylvania Rankings


University of Pennsylvania has been consistently ranked in General, Research and other rankings.

GENERAL RANKINGS:

• According to U.S. News & World Report Penn is currently ranked 7th in the United States (tied with Duke and MIT), behind Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Columbia.
•U.S. News & World Report also named Penn in its Most Popular National Universities list.
• The "Princeton Review" named Penn in its "Dream Colleges list."
• In the latest edition of QS World University Rankings University of Pennysylvania was ranked 13th.
• In the latest edition of Times Higher Education World University Rankings UPenn was ranked 15th.

RESEARCH RANKINGS:

• The Center for Measuring University Performance places Penn in the first tier of the United States' top research universities (tied with Columbia, MIT and Stanford), based on research expenditures, faculty awards, PhD granted and other academic criteria.
• The National Science Foundation ranked Penn 9th in terms of R&D expenditures topping all Ivy League Schools
•  The High Impact Universities research performance index ranked Penn 8th in the world.

OTHER RANKINGS:

• The Mines Paris Tech International Professional Ranking, which ranks universities on the basis of the number of alumni listed among CEOs in the 500 largest worldwide companies, ranks Penn 11th worldwide, and 2nd nationally behind Harvard.
• The "Washington Monthly" ranked Penn 27th in national university ranking- (Social mobility: percentage of, and support for, Pell grant recipients; Research: total research spending; PhDs granted in science and engineering; and Community Service: the number of students in ROTC, Peace Corps, etc.)
• Forbes ranked Penn 17th based on a variety of criteria.

University of Pennsylvania Contact Details


Philadelphia, PA 19104,
United States

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