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Urban Teaching Residency

University of Pennsylvania

12 months
31908 USD/year
31908 USD/year
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The Urban Teaching Residency program of University of Pennsylvania is a unique after-work program supporting the development of working educators in Philadelphia, the surrounding areas, and across the country.

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Key facts:

  • The Urban Teaching Residency program of University of Pennsylvania offers two tracks-- one with Pennsylvania certification (Every Teacher Certified, or ETC) and one without (Urban Professionals Program, or UPP).  The former requires a series of courses related to pedagogy and development; the latter is a hybrid online program that allows educators to broadly explore education in high-needs contexts.  Both tracks were designed to be completed while working full-time.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School and Society
  • Outside the School Box
  • Politics of School Reform
  • Schooling and Economic Inequality
  • Research Methods
  • Capstone Research (Education Law, Health Disparities in Schools)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose & Résumé
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Official Test Scores
  • Application fee
  • Online application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31908 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15954 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    31908 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15954 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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