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The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, a private Ivy League university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was established in 1881 through a donation from Joseph Wharton and is the world’s first collegiate school of business. Wharton's MBA program is ranked No. 1 in the world according to both Business Insider and QS, while Wharton's undergraduate program is also ranked No. 1 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes.

Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Logo of the Wharton School
Motto Knowledge for action
Type Private business school
Established 1881
Endowment $1.289 billion
Dean Geoffrey Garrett
Academic staff
452
Students 4,962 (2015)
Undergraduates 2,543 (2015)
Postgraduates 1,990 (2015)
Other students
429 (2015)
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
39°57′12″N 75°11′53″W / 39.953232°N 75.197993°W / 39.953232; -75.197993Coordinates: 39°57′12″N 75°11′53″W / 39.953232°N 75.197993°W / 39.953232; -75.197993
Affiliations University of Pennsylvania
Website www.wharton.upenn.edu

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (/ˈhwɔːrtən/ HWOR-tən; also known as the Wharton School or simply Wharton) is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, a private Ivy League university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was established in 1881 through a donation from Joseph Wharton and is the world’s first collegiate school of business. Wharton's MBA program is ranked No. 1 in the world according to both Business Insider and QS, while Wharton's undergraduate program is also ranked No. 1 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes.

The Wharton School awards Bachelor of Science in Economics degrees at the undergraduate level and Master of Business Administration degrees at the postgraduate level, both of which require the selection of a major. Wharton also offers a Ph.D. program and houses or co-sponsors several diploma programs either alone or in conjunction with the other schools at the university.

MBA students from the Wharton School earn an average first year base-salary of $125,000, the highest in the world according to comprehensive employment data provided by Wharton to U.S. News & World Report.

Wharton has over 95,000 alumni in 153 countries, with notable alumni such as Warren Buffett, Elon Musk, Donald Trump, Safra Catz, Steven A. Cohen, Sundar Pichai, Jeff Weiner, Anil Ambani, John Sculley, Walter Annenberg, Leonard Lauder, Laurence Tisch, and William Wrigley Jr. II. Its alumni include the CEOs of Google, Apple, LinkedIn, CBS, General Electric, Boeing, Pfizer, Comcast Corporation, DHL, UPS, Pepsi, Time, Inc, BlackRock, UBS AG, Wrigley Company, and Tesco.