University of Pennsylvania is a private institution that was started in 1740. It has a undergraduate enrollment of 10,019, its environment is urban, and the campus size is 299 acres. It uses a semester-based academic year. Its tuition/fees are $60,042
The University of Pennsylvania, situated in Philadelphia, was started by Benjamin Franklin. The Penn Quakers have more than 25 NCAA Division I sports that participate in the Ivy League, and are noted for successful basketball and lacrosse teams. Penn offers housing in more than 10 College Houses, but many learners live in the numerous off-campus apartments and houses available. More than 25 percent of the student body is involved in Greek life, which encompasses nearly 50 fraternities and sororities. The school also offers a number of clubs and organizations, ranging from performance groups like the Latin & Ballroom Dance club to student publications such as the Penn Political Review. Penn works closely with the West Philadelphia area through community service and advocacy groups.
Penn has 12 schools: Five offer undergraduate and graduate studies, and seven offer only graduate studies. Penn’s highly ranked graduate programs include its Wharton School, School of Education, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Law School and School of Medicine. Penn’s other notable graduate programs include its School of Design and School of Dental Medicine. Penn, though secular, has a strong religious life with its Hillel for Jewish learners, Penn Newman Catholic Center and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. More than 2,500 learners each year participate in international study programs offered in more than 50 countries around the world. Notable Penn alumni include singer John Legend, poet William Carlos Williams and President Donald Trump.