Vito Acosta is a student in the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business at the University of Pennsylvania, a dual-degree program between the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences. He is currently studying abroad at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Vito spent the 2017-2018 academic year studying in Changzhou, China with the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program of the U.S. Department of State. Prior to his year in China, Vito attended St. Augustine Preparatory School in Richland, New Jersey. He is also an Eagle Scout and a soccer player who has played for SJEB Rush and St. Augustine.
At the University of Pennsylvania, Vito is studying to earn his Bachelor of Science in Economics with a concentration in Statistics in the Wharton School and Bachelor of Arts degrees in International Studies and East Asian Languages & Civilizations in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Outside of academics, Vito helped to organize the 2019 Penn Wharton China Summit (PWCS), the largest student-run Sino-American summit in the US, as a member of the Marketing, Healthcare Panel, and Speaker Assistant teams. He is also a fellow at the Collegium Institute and The Magi Project for Science & Theology.