Learning at Wharton

As a student at Wharton, you will learn the latest business ideas as they’re being created—not just by studying business from a textbook.

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In the Classroom

With more than 240 professors and 10 academic departments, Wharton generates the knowledge and innovations that transform business practices and public policy around the world. Our professors foster a dynamic and challenging classroom experience that is customized through interactive computer simulations, team projects, case studies, and more.

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International Exposure

As early as your freshman year, you will have the opportunity to participate in a Wharton International Program (WIP) trip to visit business and cultural sites in a different country. In 2019, students will travel to Colombia, Italy, and China.

Wharton also has over 20 study abroad programs in countries from Argentina to Singapore where you can take classes that fulfill business requirements. On top of that, Penn has additional partnerships with more than 100 programs across the globe where Wharton students can take arts and sciences courses. Visit the Penn Abroad website.

Research Opportunities

Throughout your Wharton experience, you can take advantage of opportunities to challenge yourself academically through formal scholars programs and in-depth research with faculty. As a freshman or sophomore, you can apply to for the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR), the Social Impact Research Experience, or the University Scholars program.