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Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is a business school at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. The school was founded by Joseph Wharton, who also was one of the founders of Swarthmore College (founded in 1864), in 1881 as the first collegiate business school in the United States.
Wharton is recognized around the world for its academic strengths across every major discipline and at every level of business education. As of 2004, Wharton offers programs in Accounting, Business and Public Policy, Finance, Health Care Systems, Insurance and Risk Management, Legal Studies, Management, Marketing, Operations and Information Management, Real Estate, and Statistics. The school has approximately 4,600 undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral students, more than 8,000 participants in its executive education programs annually, and an alumni network of more than 75,000 worldwide.
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