University of Pennsylvania ／ペンシルバニア大学
|Number of students||
College of Arts and Sciences: 1 ( including number of student spots slided from AY2020 : 0）
*Updated September 11, 2020
|Eligibility||Students enrolled in an undergraduate program|
|Period of study||August - May|
|Location||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|University profile||Founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1740, the University of Pennsylvania is a member of the Ivy League, and internationally renowned for undergraduate-level teaching, research programs, as well as its graduate and professional schools. Through organized events, excursions, activities on campus, and dorm living, you have many opportunities to meet and mingle with degree-seeking peers at Penn and make lasting connections.|
|Undergraduate programs open to exchange students||
College of Arts and Sciences Exchange:
Students must be majoring in a field within Penn's College of Arts and Sciences: https://www.college.upenn.edu/majors
Incoming exchange students will need to be pursuing courses of study that are relevant to our College of Arts & Sciences degree offerings.
Exchange students typically take 4 courses at Penn and need to take a minimum of 2 courses in the College of Arts and Sciences. Remaining 2 courses can be in any other school (business, engineering, etc) at Penn so long as exchange students meet relevant pre-requisites.
It is important to note, however, that academic advising for exchange students will be with the College of Arts & Sciences only and that their academic advisor will not be able to assist them in enrolling in courses outside of the College of Arts & Sciences.
Should exchange students like to pursue one or two courses in business or engineering they will need to do so on their own.
Wharton School of Business Exchange:
Exchange students are only permitted to undergraduate courses up to the 499-level. Exchange students are not permitted to take graduate-level courses, nor courses in Penn Law, Dental, Medical, or Veterinary schools.
|Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students||
Engineering, Nursing, and Business majors (for College of Arts and Sciences Exchange)
Engineering, Nursing, and CAS majors(for Wharton Exchange)
|Graduate programs open to exchange students||None|
|Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students||All|
|Minimum GPA (UG)||3.0|
|Minimum GPA (G)||N/A|
|Minimum language proficiency (UG)||TOEFL iBT 100 or IELTS 7.5|
|Minimum language proficiency (G)||N/A|
Note that students also must arrive a few days earlier for mandatory exchange student orientation.
|Important university website for exchange students||https://global.upenn.edu/pennabroad/incomingexchange|
|Dormitory information||All exchange students are required to live in on-campus housing and enroll in a dining plan. See more about housing for exchange students here: http://cms.business-services.upenn.edu/residential-services/applications-a-assignments/new-undergraduate-students/exchange-students.html|