University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania, usually referred to as UPenn or Penn, is an Ivy League University in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Penn was founded by Benjamin Franklin with the goal of preparing students for public service and commerce, with a grounding in theology and the classics.

Today Penn offers programs in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, law, design, business, communications and more. It also has outstanding undergrad courses in the sciences and humanities, plus a broad research enterprise. There are several joint degree programs available for students desiring an interdisciplinary education.

University Profile

Ranking #16 #7
University Name University of Pennsylvania
Acronym U-Penn
Year Established 1740
Motto Leges sine moribus vanae
Motto in English Laws without morals are useless
Colors Red and blue


Address 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Phone +1 (215) 898 5000
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International Students Allowed Yes
Gender Men and Women
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