The University of Pennsylvania ( Penn or UPenn) is a private Ivy League research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The university, established as the College of Philadelphia in 1740, is one of the nine colonial colleges chartered prior to the U.S. Declaration of Independence.
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University of Pennsylvania. From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. University of Pennsylvania. The University of Pennsylvania is a private Ivy League university in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Many people call the university "Penn." It contains four undergraduate schools, which are for students without a college degree.
The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School (also known as Penn Law or Penn Carey Law) is the law school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university located in Philadelphia. It is among the most selective and oldest law schools in the United States,  and is currently ranked sixth overall by U.S. News & World Report . 
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The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, a private Ivy League research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Considered one of the most prestigious business schools in the world, the Wharton School is the world's oldest collegiate business school, and was established in 1881 through a donation from Joseph Wharton. The Wharton School awards Bachelor of Science in Economics degrees at the undergraduate level and Master of Bu
Joseph Wharton, a native Philadelphian, was a leader in industrial metallurgy who built his fortune through the American Nickel Company and Bethlehem Steel Corporation. As Wharton's business grew, he recognized that business knowledge in the United States was only taught through an apprenticeship system, and such a system was not viable for creating a wider economy during the Second Industrial Revolution. After two years of planning, Wharton in 1881 founded the Wharton School of Finance and Econ
The Philadelphia campus of the Wharton School has four primary buildings, Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, Vance Hall and Lauder-Fischer Hall. In addition, the Steinberg Conference Center houses the Aresty Institute of Executive Education. Jon M. Huntsman Hall
In 2001, Wharton launched a new campus in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco campus serves as a hub on the west coast for its students and alumni. As of 2012, the campus is open to executive MBA students and to full-time MBA students, who can decide to spend the spring
Prospective Wharton candidates apply in their senior year of high school either through the early decision process or regular decision process. Unlike many other undergraduate business programs where students transfer in after their freshman or second year, Wharton applicants app
Wharton undergraduate students are required to graduate with a B.S. in Economics with at least 1 of 21 current concentrations. Concentrations range from finance and accounting to lesser-known studies such as business analytics and Social Impact & Responsibility. Obtaining a conce
The school offers two paths, an MBA for full-time students and an MBA for executives. Students can elect to pursue double majors or individualized majors. During their first year, all students pursue a required core curriculum that covers traditional management disciplines ...
Wharton offers doctor of philosophy degrees in finance, applied economics, management, and other business fields. It takes approximately four to six years to complete the doctoral program.
The Wharton School also operates the Aresty Institute of Executive Education, a center for continuing business education for senior executives. The institute is named in honor of civic leader, business owner, philanthropist, and Wharton alumnus Julian Aresty and his brother Joseph Aresty, who together endowed the Aresty Institute for Executive Education in 1987. Wharton Executive Education offers programs for executives in areas such as finance, marketing, strategy, and innovation. Each year, mo
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Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is a public historically black university in Cheyney, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1837, it is the oldest historically black college. It is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The university offers bachelor's degrees and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Built on land donated by the prominent Cheyney family, the university was founded as the African Institute in February 1837 and renamed the Institute of Colored Youth in April 1837. Instruction was at the high school level until well into the twentieth century, when Cheyney became a college. Melrose Cottage, built in 1805. The African Institute was founded by Richard Humphreys, a Quaker philanthropist who bequeathed $10,000, one-tenth of his estate, to design and establish a school to educate pe
Harry T. Burleigh Hall is named for Harry T. Burleigh, the first critically successful African American composer and a major international figure in the world of music in the 20th century. His works include “Nobody Knows the Trouble I‘ve Seen”. Burleigh also provided ...
Marian Anderson Music Center is named for the internationally famous contralto from Philadelphia, who performed at Cheyney, and attended the center's dedication ceremony. The classroom building with accompanying auditorium also contains practice suites. The 36,000 square foot fac
Cheyney University has one of the most storied basketball programs in NCAA Division II history. The men's basketball program is 7th all-time in NCAA win percentage, including 16 PSAC conference championships, four Final Fours, and one National Championship. The women's basketball team in 1982 competed in the championship game of the inaugural NCAA Division I tournament despite being a Division II school. In 2009, Cheyney University hired the first ever NCAA men's and women's basketball coaches w
All nine National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations are present on Cheyney University's campus. The following is a collective list of all the NPHC chapters chartered at the university.