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University of Pennsylvania Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Philadelphia, PA

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Insurance
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logic
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Neuroscience
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Real Estate
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Systems Engineering
  • Transportation/Mobility Management
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Health professions and related sciences, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Science in Education, Master in Environmental Building Design, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts, Master of Biotechnology, Master of Government Administration, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Social Work, Master of Comparative Law, Master of Computer and Information Technology, Master of Urban Spatial Analytics, Master of Business Administration, Master of Not-for-Profit Leadership, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Philosophy, Master of Science in Social Policy, Master of City Planning, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Law, Master of Architecture, Master of Integrated Product Design

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Economic Development
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Historic Preservation
  • Human Development
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Medical Physics
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Urban Design
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Social Work, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Juridical Sciences

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Classics
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Developmental Biology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Genetics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Development
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Medical Physics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nursing--General
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Urban Design
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Virology

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