University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania is a private, Ivy League university located in Philadelphia. UPenn offers a broad range of academic departments, an extensive research enterprise and a number of community outreach and public service programs. It is particularly well known for its medical school, dental school, design school, business school, law school, engineering school. Its undergraduate program is also among the most selective in the country, with an acceptance rate of 9 percent.
Penn has a proud tradition of translating knowledge into social-minded action that dates back to our founder, Benjamin Franklin. This tradition of active pragmatism, articulated in Franklin’s maxim “well-done is better than well-said,” lives today through the inclusive policies, innovative work, and impactful engagement of our faculty, students, and staff.