The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education is one of the nation’s premier education schools. At Penn GSE, students and faculty enjoy an Ivy League environment that supports both practical knowledge building and high-quality research. Our alumni are recognized as some of the world’s most influential education leaders, and our distinguished professors are pioneers in their fields.
We invite you to join the Ivy League and earn a graduate degree from one of the best education schools in the world. When you become a student at Penn GSE, you enrich your life now – and open doors to an extraordinary future.
Our world-class faculty and researchers—the intellectual heart of our School— have a major impact on education research and practice across the globe. This small but influential faculty answer vital questions and solve pressing problems in local, national, and global education.
Penn GSE is a diverse and inclusive community of learners. The School’s intimate size fosters extraordinary lifelong connections among faculty, students, and staff. Hands-on experiences are a priority in our programs, and our students make real-life contributions while they study. Employers know that Penn GSE graduates are prepared for successful careers as education leaders.
Graduates of Penn GSE are part of a rich heritage of educators and thought leaders. Our select and diverse alumni have access to a global network of 10,000 Penn GSE Education Alumni Association members and 290,000 Penn Alumni.