As you are enjoying the many benefits of one of the world’s finest dental schools, you will also be part of Penn’s beautiful, bustling campus. Penn’s 12 schools, including Penn Dental Medicine, are situated on one unified urban campus, a short distance from center city Philadelphia. Founded by Benjamin Franklin, the University of Pennsylvania dates its establishment to 1740. More than 270 years after its founding, this Ivy League institution continues to be recognized around the world for its leadership in education and scholarship.

Penn offers opportunities for enhancing your education through interdisciplinary research and study; networking with professionals in other disciplines; and exploring cultural, historical, and recreational attractions. On campus, you will find an array of support services and social events through the University’s Graduate and Professional Student Assembly and the bustling Graduate Student Center. Step off campus and get to know Philadelphia, its vibrant neighborhoods, active art and music scene, and acclaimed restaurants.

Life on Penn’s current 303-acre campus offers countless educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities.