How to Apply

Penn offers 116 different graduate and professional programs within 12 schools on one campus. Each graduate program has a separate admissions process. Applicants apply directly to the program of interest. For most programs, the application is available online. All questions about the admissions process should be directed to the program of interest.

Penn Graduate Programs, Listed Alphabetically

Required Tests

All applicants to PhD programs must present their scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). The University’s institution code is 2926. For information about the administration of the GRE, see the Educational Testing Service website.

International Applicants

Applicants who are non-native English speakers are also required to report scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Minimum TOEFL scores vary by graduate program. Check with the program of interest.

Penn is a leader among its peers in welcoming students from every part of the world. The division of International Student and Scholar Services offers help, advice, and information on all matters connected to immigration, employment, adjustment to a new culture, and living in Philadelphia.

Visiting Penn

You are welcome to visit the campus . Interviews are generally by invitation only. Applicants may contact their prospective program to inquire about the availability of tours, open houses, and information sessions.

If you plan to visit campus, make sure to visit other attractions in Philadelphia too.

If an on-campus visit is not feasible, consider taking a Virtual Tour of the campus.

Other questions?

Carefully research the admissions information available online for you prospective program. If you are unable to find the information you require, contact the appropriate School Admissions Office:

Annenberg School for Communication

Joanne Murray
3620 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6220
tel: 215-573-6349
skype: 215-573-6349
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Arts & Sciences, Graduate Division

Patricia Rea
3401 Walnut Street, Suite 322A
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6228
tel: 215-898-8101
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Biomedical Graduate Studies

Aislinn Wallace
160 BRBII/III, 421 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6064
tel: 215-898-1030
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College of Liberal & Professional Studies

Admissions Office
3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335
tel: 215-898-6419
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Dental Medicine

Corky Cacas
Robert Schattner Center
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030
tel: 215-898-8943
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Design

Joan Weston
110 Meyerson Hall,
210 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6311
tel: 215-898-6520
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Education

Natalie K. Herring
3700 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6216,
tel: 877-PENN-GSE
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Engineering

Sonya Gwak
Graduate Admissions
111 Towne Building
220 South 33rd Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6391
tel: 215-898-4542
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Law

3400 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6204,
Renee Post (J.D. Admissions)
tel: 215-898-7400
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Matthew Parker (Graduate Admissions: LL.M, L.C.M., S.J.D.)
tel: 215-898-0407
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Medicine

Gaye Sheffler
Suite 100, Stemmler Hall, 3340 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6056
tel: 215-898- 8001
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Nursing

Carol Ladden (Office of Enrollment Management)
Claire M. Fagin Hall
418 Curie Blvd., Suite M-5
Philadelphia, PA 19104
tel: 215-898-4271
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Social Policy and Practice

Mary Mazzola
3701 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
tel: 215-898-5550,
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Veterinary Medicine

Malcolm Keiter
Suite 106, 3800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6008
tel: 215-898-5434
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Wharton MBA Program

Ankur Kumar
Suite111 VH, 3733 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6301
tel: 215-898-6183
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Wharton Doctoral Program

Mallory Hiatt
Steinberg-Dietrich Hall, Suite 400
3620 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6302
tel: 215-898-4877
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