For Prospective Students

Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice! The links below were grouped to provide prospective students with information and resources about SP2. Prospective students are also welcome to contact the SP2 Admissions office at or 215.746.1934.

SP2 News

Task Force meeting in session, including Jerri Bourjolly and Mark Stern

Faculty & Research, Student Life

SP2 Task Force on Race and Social Justice Puts Forth Recommendations

After nearly a year of critical conversations and collaboration, the SP2 Task Force on Race and Social Justice has released...

Patrick Ammerman, a second-year Master's of Social Work student in the School of Social Policy & Practice.

Student Life, Global Engagement

Reports from the Humanitarian Crisis on the Colombian Border

No stranger to activism and with a passion for justice, Patrick Ammerman applied for a 2019 Pulitzer Center on Crisis...

Jeff Oppenheimer at ALS Association Dinner

Student Life

NPL Student Shares Advocacy Story at Annual ALS Dinner

“I bear witness to the strength of people who can’t move a muscle,” said Jeff Oppenheimer, addressing a gathering of...

Maria Florencia Tejeda

Student Life

Fulbright Scholar Builds Data Skills for Social Change in MSSP+DA Program

Each year, the prestigious Fulbright Program provides academic grants to around 8,000 students and scholars in 160 countries worldwide. A...

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