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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.

Special Note, Updated March 18, 2020

Penn GSE is committed to the health and well-being of those in our community and those visiting our community. In response to the coronavirus, Penn GSE will not be offering on-campus visits – either appointments or walk-ins – until further notice.

However, Penn GSE’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid remains fully operational and here to assist you. Should you have any questions, please continue to reach out to our office via email at admissions@gse.upenn.edu or by phone at 877-PENN-GSE (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST). 

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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.

Contact Information

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

3700 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-6415
1-877-PENN-GSE
admissions@gse.upenn.edu
finaid@gse.upenn.edu