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University of Pennsylvania: Distance Learning Programs


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Distance Education

University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1740. It is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1995. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

Services Distance learners have accessibility to bookstore, campus computer network, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services.

Contact Ms. Kristine Billmyer, Associate Dean for Continuing Education, University of Pennsylvania, College of General Studies, 3440 Market Street, Suite 100, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335. Telephone: 215-573-9054. Fax: 215-573-2053. E-mail: [email protected]


Programs offered do not lead to a degree or other formal award.


Undergraduate— anthropology; biological and physical sciences; cell biology and anatomical sciences; creative writing; dramatic/theater arts and stagecraft; economics; English composition; English literature (British and Commonwealth); fine and studio art; geological and earth sciences/geosciences; liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; mathematics; philosophy and religious studies related; physics; psychology; social sciences; statistics.

Graduate— computer systems networking and telecommunications; educational/instructional media design; electrical, electronics and communications engineering; environmental/environmental health engineering; fine and studio art; nursing; systems engineering.

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