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Here’s the basic information about University of Pennsylvania at a glance. Be sure to check out the Penn Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:University of Pennsylvania
Address:34th & Spruce Street
PhiladelphiaPA, 19104-6303
Phone Number:(215) 898-5000
Type:Academic, Continuing Education
Awards:Less than 1 year, 1 year certificate, Associates Degree, Post-Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional), Doctorate (Other)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:24806
Faculty Ratio:6 to 1

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  • I Forget My Kids are All Grown Up (Just for a Second)
    I was putting some clothes in a bag today to give to Goodwill, and, just for a second, I thought, Save one of those button-down shirts  just in case one of the kids needs a backwards art smock in the fall. Sometimes, I forget they are all grown up. Just for a second. I still find myself […]
  • Playing Sports in College: How to Help Your Athletic Kid
    One of the most significant and stressful times for families of college-bound students is the college search, and it’s more complex when your student is also an athlete. You’ve probably talked to other parents in the stands about recruitment and playing sports in college, but when it comes time to support your athlete, it helps […]
  • How to Select The Perfect College Apartment
    Each month, we make a mortgage payment on our house. And, each month, we pay rent. No, we don’t live in two places. Instead, my husband and I live in a home and our 19-year-old son lives in a college apartment in the city where he attends school. When my son decided to live in […]
  • High School Grad Thanks His Mom for Her 50 Life Lessons
    Like most moms during graduation season, I wiped the tears from my eyes while scratching my head, wondering where the time had gone. But, I also looked back with some sadness on the years I’d wasted trying to mold my son into my idea of success, instead of accepting the amazing person that he is. Jonathan, […]

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