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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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  • Toxic Friendship: When it’s Time for Parents to Step in
    My teenage son has always been a pretty good child– not perfect by any means, but he was always someone who followed the rules and seemed afraid of what might happen if he broke them. He’s never been a risk taker and so when the subject of drugs and alcohol came up a few years […]
  • With College Choice, it’s All About Them and Not About Us
    Today, as I watched my high school senior walk into school wearing the hoodie of my alma mater’s athletic bitter rival, all I could think about was Sandra Bullock’s “Blind Side” portrayal of Leigh Anne Tuohy, telling her football-star son, Michael Oher, that if he went to Tennessee instead of her beloved Ole Miss, she […]
  • Great Big World: How to Nurture Your Kid’s Interest in Global Affairs
    It’s never too early to become a global citizen and start doing what you can to make the world a better place. If you’re worried about nurturing your child’s interest in global affairs because you’re afraid they’ll rush off to a Bangladeshi refugee camp, I empathize. At one point, I was in eastern Congo on […]
  • What Your Kids are REALLY Saying: 36 Popular Expressions
    We live with them. We take care of them. We love them to distraction, but we are often completely in the dark about what exactly they are saying. Here are thirty-six words and phrases that you’ve heard, but haven’t quite figured out yet. Parents Guide to Their Kids’ Favorite Expressions 1. THICC(QQ) Looking good in […]

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  • Penn Libraries has received grants to digitize major cultural collections
    Penn Libraries received a grant to preserve Muslim manuscripts and make them more accessible to the students, scholars, and the public. Penn will collaborate with Columbia University and the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation in the next three years to digitize Arabic, Persian, and Turkish texts ...
  • Honoring Professor Geoffrey Hazard
    He taught law at Yale, the University of Chicago, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California-Berkeley and Hastings College Law. Anyone in the legal community who knew him in any capacity was truly impressed by his scholarship, intellect and ability to communicate and explain ...
  • Human, by the numbers
    This illustration, compiled and created by a team led by physicist Danielle Bassett from the University of Pennsylvania, US, reduces the entire human body's network of bones and muscles to precise mathematical co-ordinates. The graphic arose because Bassett and her colleagues decided to apply a ...


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