Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. 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.

We offer a comprehensive portfolio of programs centered around education, innovation, and human development for students in many stages of their academic lives and careers, providing access to Penn’s extraordinary resources to support you in achieving your unique goals.


By the Numbers

  • Ranked #2 graduate school of education in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report.
  • 950+ Masters students
  • 390+ Doctoral students
  • 32% International students
  • 60% Students of color
  • 40 Standing faculty
  • 11 Research Centers
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You'll LOVE Penn GSE

Student Organizations

Our students are involved in a range of organizations and activities that focus on everything from networking to social advocacy to innovative ways to teach and learn.

Penn’s Campus

Penn’s campus is beautiful all four seasons of the year. Explore our 302-acre Ivy League campus in the heart of West Philadelphia.

Support for Graduate Students

Graduate students represent more than half of the student body at the University of Pennsylvania. Students receive exclusive services including tutoring, housing, and student life support for graduate and professional students.

On and Off-Campus Housing

Moving to Philadelphia? Review the on-campus and off-campus housing options available to graduate students.

Weingarten Learning Resources Center

The Weingarten Center provides academic support services and programs for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students at the University of Pennsylvania.


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