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Wharton School Facts and Figures

Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 participants in executive education programs annually and a powerful alumni network of 93,000 graduates.


Key Facts Undergraduate MBA MBA for Execs Doctoral Executive Ed.


Standing Faculty Members 228
Non-Standing Faculty Members
(Full-time and Part-time)
Female Faculty Members* 126
International Faculty* 123

*Includes all faculty (standing and non-standing)
Data accurate as of October 2013
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Current Students

Total Students in Degree Programs 4,856
Undergraduate 2,502
MBA 1,737
MBA Program for Executives 424
Doctoral 193
Executive Education Participants 9,000 (approx)

Data accurate as of October 2013.

Academic Departments

Business Economics and Public Policy
Health Care Management
Legal Studies and Business Ethics
Operations and Information Management
Real Estate

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Alumni Everywhere (2014-2015)

Alumni 93,000
Alumni Clubs 79
Countries 153
Continents 6
Africa & Middle East 930
Asia 5,660
Australia & New Zealand 380
Caribbean & Latin America 1,370
Europe 4,510
North America 79,280

Data accurate as of August 2014.
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