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Consistently ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report, the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania is a national leader in education research and preparing educators to be leaders and innovators—locally, nationally, and worldwide.

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How to Apply

Start your application today. Review the requirements needed to complete a successful application.  

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Tuition & Financial Assistance

Penn GSE is committed to making your graduate education affordable, and we offer generous scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships. 

Scholarships and Fellowships
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International Applicants >

In addition to our standard application requirements, students with international coursework are required to submit supplemental requirements that may include course-by-course evaluations and/or test scores from the TOEFL or IELTS. Discover resources regarding student visa applications, scholarship opportunities, and more.

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Penn Undergrads >

Get a head start on your graduate education while completing your undergraduate degree, or begin to explore your interest with a minor in urban education—at no additional cost.

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Non-Degree Studies >

Explore graduate-level courses at Penn GSE for personal or professional development—no GRE required.

Class Profile

Data reflects all students enrolled in our degree (Ed.D., Master's, and Ph.D.) and certification-only programs as of the Fall 2023 term. 

Total Students
Enrollment Status
Full-time students78%
Part-time students22%
Age Range
Ph.D. students23-48
Ed.D. students26-70
Master's students21-62
Program Format
International Students
International students38%
Countries represented49
Languages Spoken67
Domestic Students
Domestic students62%
Hispanic or Latino/a11%
More than one Race/Ethnicity3%

Contact Information

Office of Admissions & Financial Aid
University of Pennsylvania
Graduate School of Education

3700 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-6415