Philadelphia & Penn

Philadelphia Skyline

World Class Campus

Philadelphia is the perfect place to study. With centuries of history, a diverse population, and a vibrant urban center that's right in the middle of the Boston-Washington D.C. corridor, Philadelphia offers abundant opportunity for students of education. Studying at Penn GSE in Philadelphia means you will have access to one of the largest urban school districts in the country as well as an array of professional contacts and opportunities to study and research across the globe. 

Active Urban Life

Whether you're visiting, flying in for class on the weekend, or moving to Philly to study, there is fun to be had. We recommend checking out these Philly-area websites for the latest events and happenings.

In the Neighborhood

Philadelphia is a diverse city, with neighborhoods as distinct as classic Rittenhouse Square and tree-lined University City. If you're planning to move to Philly, check out our Philly Neighborhood Guide to get a sense of the options.

Penn also has resources for on-campus and off-campus living. Graduate students can also live on campus by being a Graduate Associate in one of Penn's College Houses.