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Wharton Business School


Basic Information:

  • Established: 1881
  • Website: www.wharton.upenn.edu
  • Phone: 215.898.5000
  • Address: Suite 420 Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Academics:

    The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business is consistently recognized as one of the top business schools in the U.S. Renowned for innovative teaching methods and a wide range of academic programs and resources, Wharton boasts the world's largest and most cited faculty.


    Undergraduate Program
    MBA Program
    MBA Program for Executives
    Doctoral Programs
    Executive Education
    Certificate Programs
    Summer Programs

    Undergraduate Program:

    The four year undergraduate program consists of 37 courses in all, which lead to a Bachelor of Science in Economics degree. Courses include finance, accounting, marketing, informational management, and more.

    MBA Program:

    The MBA Program offers a wide range of classes that give students the power to create their own individualized major. After completing the first year of core curriculum, students have the opportunity to concentrate on their individual interests and goals. Wharton offers 18 majors to choose from in all. Students can double major or design their own individual major.

    Doctoral Program:

    The Doctoral Program is a full-time program offering twelve specialized fields. These fields are as follows: Accounting, Business and Public Policy, Ethics and Legal Study, Finance, Health Care Systems, Insurance and Risk Management, Marketing, Operations and Information Management, Real Estate, and Statistics.


  • Standing Faculty: 211
  • Associated Faculty:88
  • New Faculty: 6
  • International Faculty: 94
  • Women Faculty: 106

    Current Students:
  • Total Students in Degree Programs: 4,630
  • Undergraduate, full-time: 2,340
  • MBA: 1,690
  • MBA Program for Executives: 400
  • Doctoral Programs: 200
  • Executive Education Participants: 8,000

  • 81,000 Worldwide
  • Admissions:

    Applications are accepted online or in the classic paper format. Application information for each specific program can be found at www.wharton.upenn.edu

    Interesting Fact:

    Wharton was the first U.S. Business School to be founded.

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