About University of Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania is a private, Ivy League university, placed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. It is also one of the Colonial Colleges. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university with both undergraduate and graduate studies in the United States.
Penn's academic and research programs are led by a large and highly productive faculty. In the last ten years alone 9 Penn faculty members or graduates have won a Nobel Prize. Over its long history the university has also produced a large volume of distinguished alumni. These include 12 heads of state (including one U.S. President), 3 United States Supreme Court justices, and supreme court justices of other states, founders of technology companies, international law firms, and global financial institutions, university presidents and 18 living billionaires.
Penn offers a wide range of academic departments, an extensive research enterprise and a number of community outreach and public service programs. It is particularly well-known for its medical school, dental school, school of business, law school, communications school, nursing school, veterinary school, its social sciences and humanities programs, as well as its biomedical teaching and research capabilities.
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