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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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  • College Admissions: Why My Mom Had It Way Easier in the 80’s
    In just a few weeks my husband and I will send the second of our four children off to college. My daughter has spent the better part of the last two years making sure her resume includes a wide variety of activities, volunteer experience, and applicable courses. Together she and I have spent countless hours […]
  • It Was the Damn Baseball Pants That Got to Me
    It was the damn baseball pants that did it. I was putting the detergent away in the laundry room, reached up to opened the cabinet and your old baseball pants tumbled out. I picked them up. Stained knees, ripped pocket, worn out fabric on the backside, long outgrown. Damn baseball pants. I have tried all […]
  • 3 Easy Ways to Make a Guy’s Dorm Room Look Great
    I’ve always been interested to see how guys approach the realm of dorm decor. In the boarding school I went to, most of the walls were covered with flags, movie and magazine posters. The focus of their rooms was much less upon personalizing the space with photos or artwork and more about creating a communal […]
  • No “Right” Way to Feel When You Think About Your Kid Leaving Home
    College send-off has been on the forefront of my mind lately. It’s been difficult to not think about it, what with emails arriving daily from stores touting all the latest dorm “must-haves,” the tearful TV commercials showing kids leaving home, and friends and family inquiring when college move-in day is. So many friends are sending […]

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