The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education is one of the nation’s premier education schools. At Penn GSE, students and faculty enjoy an Ivy League environment that supports both practical knowledge building and high-quality research. Our alumni are recognized as some of the world’s most influential education leaders, and our distinguished professors are pioneers in their fields. We offer a vibrant array of high-quality degree programs in education research and practice that help students become effective leaders. Students come to Penn GSE from across the United States and more than 20 nations around the world. Ethnically and culturally diverse, our students also differ in their backgrounds, interests, and age. Despite their diversity of experiences, Penn GSE students share a common goal: they are intent on becoming leaders in education. Whatever their chosen careers, graduates of Penn GSE are recognized as being among the best practitioners in the field.