B.Sc. On Campus

Business Economics and Public Policy

University of Pennsylvania

48 months
54652 USD/year
54652 USD/year
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The Business Economics and Public Policy concentration at the University of Pennsylvania provides skills and insights that are useful to future consultants, private and public managers, lawyers, economists, political scientists, and policy analysts. 


Key facts:

  • The concentration combines elements of economic and political analysis in order to understand the interactions between markets and government activity (public policy and management), political processes (political economy), as well as risk management. The concentration also provides a firm base for graduate study in law, economics, public policy, and political science.
  • A concentration in Business Economics and Public Policy at the University of Pennsylvania is vital for students planning a career in consulting, the public sector, industries with a high social impact factor, and anyone with a general interest in how economics interacts with law, policy, and politics. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nonprofit Sector: Economic Challenges and Strategic Responses.
  • Behavioral Economics, Markets, and Public Policy
  • Urban Fiscal Policy
  • Consumers, Firms and Markets in Developing Countries
  • International Housing Comparisons
  • Risk Analysis and Environmental Management
  • Environmental & Energy Economics and Policy
  • Applied Data Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application & Penn-specific Essay
  • Official High School Transcript
  • School Report
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Academic Teacher Evaluations (2)
  • Early Decision Agreement (only if applying for Early Decision)
  • Mid-Year Report
  • Final Report
  • SAT or ACT
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54652 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54652 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    54652 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54652 USD per year during 48 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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