Quick Facts

  You may be surprised by the breadth and depth of research in each of our nine programs of study. Learn more about each program including an overview, core courses and more.

All admitted students receive a fellowship. A fellowship includes tuition, fees, health insurance, and a stipend.

Programs of Study
PhD Students
Schools at Penn for Collaboration
PhD Alumni
Entering Students Funded

Discover New Possibilities Here

“We look for students who are curious, who are creative, and who are persistent in solving tough problems. We look for students who are willing to challenge convention.”

Nancy Zhang
Vice Dean, Wharton Doctoral Programs

Read a Welcome from the Vice Dean

Start Your Doctoral Journey: How It Works!

Whether you’re just starting your research on PhD programs or you’re ready to apply, we’ll walk you through the steps to take to become a successful PhD candidate.