Philadelphia Application

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists is pleased to present its “flagship program” Sunday, October 8, 2017 through Wednesday, October 11, 2017.

The Seminars will allow national and international journalists to improve their reporting skills and gain valuable insights through faculty lectures and dynamic discussion.

Please note that the application deadline has now passed!

View 2017 Agenda.


Rooms are available for participants at The Hilton Inn at Penn from Sunday, October 8, 2017 through Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at a special program rate.  You can reserve your room by visiting the Seminars dedicated reservation page or by contacting the Hilton Inn at Penn at, +1 215.222.0200 and refer to program code WSBJ.  To find other area hotels, go to Greater Philadelphia Tourism Information or University City Tourism Information.

Payment Information

The cost of the program includes tuition, materials, and most meals. We can grant an early registration price of $1495.00 if payment is received by September 1, 2018. If registration and payment are received after this date, the cost of the program is $1995.00.

All registrations and payments are due September 21, 2018. All checks are to be made payable to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. For credit card payments, please contact Connie Sellers at +1 215.746.2826.  For funding support, visit our apply/funding page.

Note: Refunds are not possible but tuition may be applied to future sessions.

Mail payment to:

Attn: Connie Sellers
Communications Office
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
319 Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104.6302