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Rating

Private

Type

29,813

Students

$51,156

Tuition

8%

Acceptance

#8

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Philadelphia, PA

34th & Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303

University of Pennsylvania is a very large private university located in Philadelphia, PA ranked 8thin the US. It has a total of 14,000 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 7.66% of applicants. University of Pennsylvania offers 355 different majors and is best known for its finance, management sciences and quantitative methods, and philosophy programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With a tuition cost of $51,156 per year, University of Pennsylvania is exceptionally costly. 81.13% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $85,900 per year, which is 107% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$57,770/Year
Above Average

University of Pennsylvania

$57,770

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$77,264/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$34,863/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

8%Acceptance
Very Selective

University of Pennsylvania

8%

National

69%
Sat

1450 - 1560

62% of students submit

Admissions Yield

70%

ACT

32 - 35

38% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

14,000Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

2,453

Part-Time

53
Male

46%

In-state

83%

Female

54%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

7%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
8% Finance, General7% Business Administration and Management, General4% Management Science81% Others

8% Finance, General

7% Business Administration and Management, General

4% Management Science

81% Others

Finance, General

8%

738 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

7%

651 Graduates

Management Science

4%

356 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences, General

4%

334 Graduates

Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

3%

287 Graduates

Social Work

3%

238 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

2%

222 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

2%

189 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors6:16:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

6

Number of Library Books

5,276,664

Academic Spend per Student

$56,874

Full-time Retention Rate

98%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$71,600/Year

University of Pennsylvania

$71,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$71,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$85,900

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

81%