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Founded in 1740 by Benjamin Franklin , the University of Pennsylvania is a private Ivy League research university based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and comprises four undergraduate schools as well as twelve graduate and professional schools.

A long list of academic and social achievements include building the first general-purpose electronic computer (ENIAC), , Simon Kuznets's method of measuring Gross National Product, and the development of the Rubella and Hepatitis B vaccines.

As part of their ethos of inclusion, innovation and impact the University of Pennsylvania makes some of their text books freely available to help others learn.