Beyond Arrest, Re-thinking Systematic Oppression
Asian Pacific American Leadership Initiative
Diverse Community

To prepare today’s students for their lives after graduation, Penn admits and fosters a community vibrant with a breadth of experience across cultural identity, academic interest, religious belief, sexual orientation, extracurricular interest, regional affiliation, national origin, and more.

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Undergraduate Research Scholars

Invitations to join or apply to specific scholar programs are made at the time students are admitted.  Students can also apply directly to designated programs at the end of their freshman year.  

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Civic House

Penn’s hub for civic engagement, Civic House is home to approximately 50 student-run community service and advocacy groups.

Earn Multiple Degrees

Supported by dedicated faculty advisors, students may pursue more than one Penn degree, still graduate in four years, and enjoy an active life beyond the classroom.

Learn more about earning multiple degrees.

Majors & Minors

At Penn, we believe that students benefit from seeing the world through a variety of perspectives and from charting a course that matches their unique academic and career goals.

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Civic Scholars

Penn's Civic Scholars program allows students who are leaders in the classroom the opportunity to engage with the City of Philadelphia and become leaders in the community they call home. Students who complete the four-year Civic Scholar experience earn a certification upon graduation and designation on their transcript.

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Penn Consumer Assistance Support and Education (CASE)

Penn CASE is an award-winning community service student organization at the University of Pennsylvania that provides Consumer Assistance, Support & Education to Philadelphia residents and Penn students. Through communication, community outreach, and campus initiatives Penn CASE has helped over 5,000 Philadelphia residents.

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The Wharton School

If you’re driven to bring inspired business solutions to nonprofit, art, science, medical, or traditional business contexts, or wherever innovation and leadership are needed, the world’s first business school provides an exceptional undergraduate education.

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