Quick Stats

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Contact Information
Steinberg Conference Center
255 South 38th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, United States

Best B-School Road Trip: The Wharton School

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane head to Philadelphia to spend a day at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.

About The Wharton School

Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, Wharton is recognized globally for intellectual leadership across every major discipline of business education with one of the world’s most published business school faculties. Wharton knowledge combined with the passionate, entrepreneurial energies of our students and alumni makes for a dynamic community: 5000 undergraduate, MBA, Exec MBA, and doctoral students; 9,000+ annual exec education participants; and a powerful alumni network of 91,000 graduates. Wharton creates ongoing economic and social value around the world – Knowledge for Action.

Events Calendar

  • Sep 6
    8:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Focus on the GMAT at Wharton | San Francisco

    San Francisco, CA

    Join us for a special session with representatives from GMAC, the owners of the GMAT exam. After a brief information session about the Wharton MBA Program for Executives, we will spend time discussing the GMAT test and providing tips on how to best prepare for the exam. If you are considering applying for the MBA for Executives program at Wharton or any other MBA program, this is a great opportunity to explore the reasons why taking the GMAT positions you for success in the classroom and in your career.

  • Sep 13
    8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Breakfast Information Session with Wharton | San Francisco

    San Francisco, CA

    Please join us for an informative breakfast information session at the Wharton | San Francisco campus. Along with a small group of fellow professionals, you will have the chance to ask questions about admissions, curriculum, academics and student life in the MBA Program for Executives. After breakfast, you can sit in on one of our classes and meet students and faculty.

  • Sep 17
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Pasadena Lunch Information Session

    Pasadena, CA

    Join us for small group lunch in beautiful Pasadena with a senior member of the Wharton admissions staff. You will have an opportunity to talk with an admission representative, current students and alumni to learn more about the Wharton | San Francisco MBA Program for Executives. We will discuss admissions, curriculum, academics and student life on our San Francisco campus.


About University of Pennsylvania

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Open Enrollment Cost
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Individual Cost
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Individual Cost
7 Open enrollment executive non degree programs run in other countries 30 Custom executive non-degree programs
Custom Program Cost
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Company Cost
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Company Cost

Academics: What will I learn?

  • Full-Time Non-Tenured
  • Full-Time Tenured
  • Part-Time
Non-Degree Programs Offered
48 Open Enrollment Programs 135 Custom Programs

Top 3 Teaching Methods
32% 32
Case study
18% 18
Team project
18% 18
More Information
Course Title Type Of Course Course Length Estimated Price Comments
Advanced Management Program Senior Management 35 $55,000
Executive Development Program Senior Management 14 $26,000
Innovation for Growth: Strategies and Best Practices Innovation 4 $8,000
Strategic Thinking and Management for Competitive Advantage Strategy/Management 5 $10,000
The CFO: Becoming a Strategic Partner Finance 5 $10,250
Mergers and Acquisitions Finance 5 $10,250
Executive Negotiation Workshop Leadership 5 $11,000
The Leadership Journey: Creating and Developing Your Leadership Leadership 5 $11,000
Strategic Marketing Essentials Marketing 5 $9,250
High-Potential Leaders: Accelerating Your Impact Leadership 5 $12,500
Class Offerings
Course Title Type Of Course Country Partners Year Established
Royal Philips Electronics N.V. Octagon Program Leadership China, Holland Philips Electronics 2005
Customer Driven Marketing: Strategies for Growth Marketing India Eruditus Executive Education 2011
Hyundai Motor Company: Global Professional Program Innovation Germany, South Korea Hyundai Motor Company 2013

Students: Who are my classmates?

135 Companies that ran custom programs
21 Female Students 47 International Students
Ethnicity of Students
School Partners
  • Program Title Partner
  • RMA/Wharton Advanced Risk Management Program The Risk Management Assoc
  • BBVA Creating Financial Value Grupo BBVA
  • Wharton/GBTA Global Leadership Global Business Travel Assoc (GBTA)
  • FINRA/Wharton Certified Regulatory Compliance Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • NFL:Athlete Development Professional Certification National Football League
  • ABA Stonier Grad Banking Leadership Prog American Bankers Association

Alumni: How strong is my network?

42,371 Living MBA Alumni 36 Countries where alumni clubs exist
73 Active alumni clubs
Yes Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.