Residential tuition includes: Tuition and program fees, academic and enrichment programs, use of libraries and other facilities, housing, two meals daily Monday through Friday and Sunday when on campus (no meals Saturday), recreation pass (for students ages 16 and above), weekday and weekend activities, and trips and excursions per catalog.
Not included: Airfare, airport transfers (available for $40 each way), books and classroom materials, course supplements, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, blanket and pillow, souvenirs, and personal spending money (approximately $100-$150 per week suggested).
University of Pennsylvania: Ivy League tradition in an exciting summer setting. Founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1740, the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest university in the United States. Stroll through the tree-lined walkways among the historic and contemporary buildings on campus, and be a part of both the Ivy League tradition and the cutting-edge academics that define the University of Pennsylvania. For the past decade, students from the United States and around the world have experienced their first taste of college life through summer academic programs at the University of Pennsylvania. Last year high school students from 28 states and 25 countries attended Summer Discovery @ University of Pennsylvania.
The University of Pennsylvania is an Ivy League university and world-class research institution with a history of innovation in education. You’ll also find an architecturally stunning campus amidst a vibrant city. Penn’s students reflect the spirit of its founder, Benjamin Franklin: entrepreneurship, innovation, invention, outreach, and a pragmatic love of knowledge.
The University of Pennsylvania is home to a diverse undergraduate student body of approximately 10,000, who come from all 50 states and all around the world. Another 10,000 students are enrolled in Penn’s 12 graduate and professional schools, which are national leaders in their fields. Penn consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. An educational leader since its inception, the School of Arts & Sciences boasts a faculty which includes Nobel laureates, Guggenheim fellows, Pulitzer Prize winners, and Fulbright and Rhodes Scholars. The School of Arts & Sciences, the Wharton School of Business, Graduate School of Education, Law School, School of Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, and Annenberg School for Communication all rank among the top 10 schools in their fields.
From Penn’s campus, Philadelphia’s historic sites can be reached in minutes, and New York and Washington are just hours away. The Penn campus has the country’s largest open-stack library, state-of-the-art research labs, and world-class museums.