The University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1740, by Ben Franklin. Amongst a great many “firsts” in higher education, Penn’s innovations include the world’s first computer, first business
school, first medical school and teaching hospital. A member of the prestigious Ivy League, ​Penn was recognized as the #4 ranked college in the nation by The Wall Street Journal College rankings. In 1905, and as another “first”, Penn hosted​ the 1st ever college Wrestling tournament, and now enters its 113th consecutive season.

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