Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School)


The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton and is the world’s first collegiate business school.



Alone and in conjunction with the other schools and colleges of the university, Wharton grants B.S. and M.B.A. degrees, offers a Ph.D. program, and houses or co-sponsors several diploma programs. With the most electives of any business school, Wharton offers concentrations in Accounting, Business and Public Policy, Entrepreneurial Management, Environmental Management, Finance, Health Care Systems, Human Resource and Organizational Management, Insurance and Risk Management, Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Management, Marketing, Multinational Management, Operations and Information Management, Real Estate, Retailing, Statistics and Strategic Management.



Since the 1990s, the popular and financial press has consistently ranked Wharton as one of the world's top institutions for business education. Moreover, it has been ranked the best business school in the world by the Financial Times in every year in which the newspaper has ranked business schools, considering that in 2005 and 2009, it tied in 1st place with Harvard Business School and London Business School respectively. Wharton usually receives the highest reputation scores from academics and recruiters. According to Forbes Magazine, 90% of billionaires with M.B.A.s obtained their master's degree from one of three schools: Harvard, Columbia Business School or Wharton.

Courses Offered by Wharton School (2)

Name # Video Lectures
Wharton India Economic Forum 2009 Wharton India Economic Forum 2009 8
Wharton School interviews Muhammad Yunus: Banker to the Poor Wharton School interviews Muhammad Yunus: Banker to the Poor 6
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