The school was renamed the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, in 1902, and formally changed its name to simply Wharton School in 1972.  Early on, the Wharton School faculty was tightly connected to an influential group of businessmen, bankers, and lawyers that made up the larger Philadelphia School of Political Economy. 
The list of notable Wharton School alumni are graduates of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.As of 2018, there are approximately 99,000 alumni in over 150 different countries, including 79,280 in North America, 5,660 in Asia, 4,510 in Europe, 1,370 in the Caribbean and Latin America, 930 in Africa and the Middle East, and 380 in Australia and New Zealand.
More than 50 percent of the Law School's courses are interdisciplinary, and it offers more than 20 joint and dual degree programs, including a JD/MBA (Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania), a JD/PhD in Communication (Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania), and a JD/MD (Perelman School of Medicine).
James Stephen Wharton, Baron Wharton of Yarm (born 16 February 1984) is a British Conservative Party politician. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for his home constituency of Stockton South from the 2010 general election , until losing his seat in the 2017 general election . 
Wheatley first opened at 3415 Lyons Avenue in the former McGowan Elementary School building on January 31, 1927. In 1927 Wheatley High School was one of the largest Black high schools in the United States with 2,600 students and 60 teachers, and it was such throughout the Jim Crow era, when schools were segregated on the basis of race.
In Iowa, over 125 small one-room school houses have been turned into local museums. The buildings in some places found new purpose as homes. In Harrisburg, Nebraska, Flowerfield School serves as a living museum, and fourth-graders within the Nebraska panhandle spend a day at Flowerfield going through an average school day in 1888.
La Wharton School est l'une des écoles de commerce les plus prestigieuses au monde. Fondée en 1881 , elle est l’une des composantes de l' université de Pennsylvanie , une université privée membre de la Ivy League , un regroupement de huit universités d’élites de la côte Est des États-Unis.