Graduate and Professional Programs

Penn pioneered professional education in the U.S. and continues to set the pace today with outstanding graduate and professional programs.

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Degree Programs

An overview of Penn’s renowned graduate and professional programs.

A-Z Listing of Graduate Programs

Learn about programs offered for academic credit. Interested users can narrow results by academic level and school.

Graduate Catalog

Find detailed information about graduate programs at Penn including Ph.D., research master’s, professional master’s, and other professional degrees. Also discover information about important policies and resources.

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Graduate Student Center

The Graduate Student Center is a centrally located space to connect with other graduate and professional students from across the University. It provides a variety of services and resources to empower graduate and professional students to participate fully in the graduate community at Penn.

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Valuing Graduate Students

The Valuing Graduate Students website provides a comprehensive overview of the many benefits and programs that support graduate student life, research, career advancement, and work-life balance across campus.

Graduate School Populations (Fall 2019)

School of Arts and Sciences 2,137

The Wharton School 2,393

Annenberg School for Communication 69

School of Dental Medicine 695

Weitzman School of Design 788

Graduate School of Education 1,792

School of Engineering and Applied Science 2,225

Carey Law School 980

Perelman School of Medicine 1,998

School of Nursing 734

School of Social Policy & Practice 504

School of Veterinary Medicine 488


Featured Story

Graduate student artists persevere during pandemic and find new inspiration

Penn Master of Fine Arts students are not only adapting to this year’s challenges, but are pushing their work in different directions, as they continue to paint, draw, sculpt, photograph, and film during the pandemic.

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