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Graduate School of Education

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

  • Financial Aid Available


Degrees Offered


Our Program

Penn GSE is recognized for its strengths in research on policy, teaching, language education, counseling and mental healht, and quantitative inquiry.

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn GSE) is a national leader in education research. Consistently ranked in the top ten for graduate schools of education by U.S. News World Report, Penn GSE is comprised of nearly 21 master’s programs and 16 doctoral programs offered in full-time, part-time formats, as well as executive scheduling for working professionals. A comprehensive school with remarkable scholarly productivity and influence, Penn GSE is a renowned resource of intellect and innovation, committed to preparing transformative leaders, advancing education research, and impacting practice across the globe. Students are both learners and agents of change within the university and the surrounding Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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  • GRE
  • Certified Academic Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadline

The Fall 2021 application deadline for Ph.D. and traditional Ed.D. programs is December 1, 2020. Most of our master's programs are on rolling admissions, and several have priority deadlines. Visit for program-specific deadlines.

Student Body

  • Total Students

    1,300 Students
  • Female

    74% Female
  • Male

    26% Male

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

  • Work-study Programs Available
  • Financial Aid Available
  • Application Fee Waivers Available