Diverse Community

We strive to bring the best and brightest students from all walks of life into our diverse community of researchers.

Resources for Underrepresented-Minority Applicants

Wharton has a strong commitment to the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minorities to the PhD program and we are always working on new ways to reach out to new potential applicants through a variety methods:

Penn Resources

Whatever your background or culture, you’ll find plenty of resources at the University of Pennsylvania to give you the support you need.

Click here to learn more about Graduate Student Life at Penn. 

Explore a timeline of milestones in diversity at the University of Pennsylvania.

Introduction to Diversity in Doctoral Education And Scholarship (IDDEAS)

A two-day program introducing diverse undergraduates to the field of business academia and research.

Resources for International Students

University of Pennsylvania’s International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) provides support services through programs for international students to assist your academic and cross-cultural transitions.

ISSS also helps students who need to change their visa status or handle immigration issues.

Resources for Wharton Women

The Wharton Society for the Advancement of Women in Business Academia (WSAWBA), a first-of-its-kind independent student-led organization, provides a professional and social support network for women in business academia, to identify challenges faced by women in building research careers in business-related fields, and to work to address these challenges.