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

Student Life

Answering the Call for Social Change: MSSP/JD Degree Sees Significant Enrollment Increase

Regardless of party affiliations, the current political climate in America can be characterized as a whirlwind – intense and unpredictable....

Gabriella Gabriel Paez

Student Life

SP2 Student Named Activist of the Year, Provides Sustainable Local Resources

Gabriella Gabriel Paéz, a student in the Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) program at the Penn School of...

Penn Advanced Certificate in Oncology Social Work Cohort & Instructors

Faculty & Research, Student Life

First-Ever Program in Oncology Social Work Prepares New Generation of Cancer Care Leaders

When an individual is diagnosed with cancer, their course of medical care– scheduling tests and doctor’s appointments, managing treatments and...

NPL student Shadrack Frimpong

Student Life, Global Engagement

Social Entrepreneur, SP2 Student Facilitating Healthcare & Education in Ghana

Shadrack Frimpong was born and raised in Tarkwa Breman, a remote village in Ghana where he grew up without running...

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