In 1749, Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia decided to create a school that, unlike other colonial schools, get away from clerical education and focus its efforts on training young people for business and public affairs. With this idea, two years after its doors open the University of Pennsylvania. Over two hundred years of existence, the university has always life philosophy and spirit of its founder: entrepreneurship, innovation, research and an ability to overcome pragmatic love of knowledge. And this line is followed in each and every one of its powers:

-Annenberg School of Communication
-School of Education
-School of Design
-Faculty of Law
-School of Arts and Sciences
-Faculty of Dentistry
-School of Engineering and Applied Science
-School of Medicine
-School of Nursing
-School of Social Work
-Faculty of Veterinary
-Wharton School

University of Pennsylvania

In his 269-acre campus are also the Houston Hall, the first national student union, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Pennsylvania, the Franklin Field, the oldest rugby ground in the U.S., and buildings constructed by architects like Frank Furness, Louis Kahn, Eero Saarinen, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.

Besides all these facilities, the University of Pennsylvania has an extensive program of extracurricular activities for students. It has a newspaper, both online and in print, The Pennsylvania Gazette , written by students for students, where in addition to news about the university, students can leave their personal opinions on any subject.

It also has an extensive sports program, through which you can play sports like football, rugby, basketball, athletics, tennis, squash, hockey, gymnastics and much more. In the page of your club you will find information on these and other sports, plus a schedule of competitions more immediate and a summary of the results of the above. Feel free to visit their website. In his section on students find plenty of interesting information about other aspects such as college trips, student associations or important events.