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The Best Budget Apartments in University City, Philadelphia

University City University City, or U-City, is a dense, urban community in West Philadelphia. Stretching from the banks of the Schuylkill River (pronounced skoo-kuhl) to 52nd Street to the west, from Market Street and Powelton Avenue to the north, down to University Avenue and Civic Center Boulevard to the south, University City is a 2.4 mile enclave home to numerous globally recognized institutions of higher learning, entrepreneurship, healthcare and education which have earned it is namesake. These include: University of

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Best Apartments Near Center City, Philadelphia for Professionals

Center City Center City, or the downtown area of Philadelphia, can be an exciting place to work and live for many young working professionals. A bustling metropolis of skyscrapers, high end dining, designer retail stores, and a diverse, urban environment steeped in history, Center City exudes an infectious energy. However, with its ‘big city’ vibes, Center City can be one of the most expensive places to live in Philadelphia, especially for young working professionals. Housing in Center City consists largely

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Best Places to Live near Penn, CHOP, and HUP

Situated in West Philadelphia, University City, earns its namesake from the universities found within its boundaries, including the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), Drexel University and the University of the Sciences. As the first university in the country and an ivy league school, UPenn has naturally grown over time into the focal point for medicine and scientific research, both throughout the region and around the world. Unsurprisingly then, its surrounding area, University City, has too blossomed into a robust medical community

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Where To Live in University City as a Grad School Student

Living in University City University City is a vibrant, urban setting home to numerous prestigious institutions of higher education including the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Located west of the Schuylkill River (pronounced skoo-kuhl) and Center City, the main downtown area of Philadelphia, University City stretches between Market Street and Powelton Avenue to the north, University Avenue and Civic Center Boulevard to the south, and 52nd Street to the west. The distinguished

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Attending Grad School At UPenn

The University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) is the first institution of higher learning in the U.S. and an elite member of the ivy league schools. While the esteemed university is most popularly known for its high caliber undergraduate study programs, UPenn additionally has a multitude of graduate schools and professional programs that have garnered the school an elevated reputation of academic scholarship.  Located in West Philadelphia off the banks of the Schuylkill (skoo-kuhl) River in University City, UPenn is home to

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Best Places to Live as a Grad Student in Philly

Philadelphia is not only a major metropolitan area, but also a bustling college town. Regarded as the birthplace of the American republic, Philadelphia, or Philly as it is affectionally called, is home to over 57 public and private institutions of higher learning, including the Temple University, University of the Sciences (USciences), Thomas Jefferson University, and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). While attending school at any of these esteemed institutions, graduate students will undoubtedly find themselves immersed in an

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Apartments Near Drexel University

Drexel University Drexel University is a private research institution, located in University City, Philadelphia. Founded in 1891 by a local philanthropist, Drexel University since its inception has distinguished itself with a commitment to incorporating practical applications into the learning environment. Located adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), an ivy league school, Drexel is world-renowned for its cooperative education program, which enables undergraduate students to interchange their time in the classroom with up to 18 months of full-time work in

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What It’s Like Living in University City, Philadelphia

University City Overview University City, or U-City as it is charmingly known by local residents, is home to Philadelphia’s most prestigious institutions of higher education, including University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. A dense, lively, and diverse community, University City is nestled in West Philadelphia, just East of the Schuylkill River (pronounced skoo-kuhl) and a short 8-minute drive from Center City, or the heart of the Philadelphia metropolis. U-City is generally bounded by 52nd Street to the west, Market Street

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Apartments Near UPenn and Penn Medicine

Global Headquarters in University City Amidst the idyllic backdrop of University City and its quaint urban setting, you will find two internationally recognized institutions of higher education: both the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine. University of Pennsylvania Located just east of the Schuylkill (skoo-kuhl) River, situated in West Philadelphia is the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn). America’s first university founded in 1740 by Benjamin Franklin, UPenn is a distinct member of the elite Ivy League schools. It is an institution

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