An educational hub since the 1700's, Philadelphia is known for hosting some of the most impressive college and universities in the world. University City is the educational hub of the region, and this vibrant neighborhood features many of Philadelphia's most famous campuses as well as student and teacher amenities such as housing, dining, and shopping.
Tip: We offer a complimentary shuttle service within University City Limit; see the Front Desk for times.
A prestigious member of the Ivy League, this world-renowned college is also one of the country's oldest with an opening date that goes back to 1740 in Colonial times when it was founded by Ben Franklin. Today this research and teaching university is considered one of the top education institutions in the world with one of the most competitive application processes. The historic campus is designed in the Collegiate Gothic style and is a beautiful spot to stroll and explore. If planning overnight accommodations, please mention the University of Pennsylvania rate when booking.
Considered a leading educator for future business leaders of the world, Wharton is true elite among graduate schools. Offering one of the prestigious Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degrees in the world, this institution is part of the UPenn tradition in educational excellence. With MBAs from here graduates have gone on to become some of the foremost business leaders from across the globe. If planning overnight accommodations, please mention The Wharton School rate when booking.
Established 1821, the University of the Sciences offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in healthcare-related disciplines such as pharmacy, occupational therapy, biochemistry, and health policy. Located in the University City district of West Philadelphia, the school's campus lies in the heart of the city's most scholarly neighborhood and is easily accessed by the grand 30th Street Station, a hub for rail travel in the northeastern United States. If planning overnight accommodations, please mention the University of the Sciences rate when booking.
This world-class educational institution offers students a wide range of disciplines to specialize in such as the famous cooperative education program that leads to jobs at top financial firms in the United States. Nestled in the University District, the main campus of Drexel features 33-acres that act as the center of school activity. Drexel Dragons sports teams play in NCAA Division 1 and participate at high level in everything from basketball to squash. The campus also hosts the Academy of Natural Sciences, a popular museum that attracts kids and adults of all ages. If planning overnight accommodations, please mention the Drexel University rate when booking.