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University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Overview

Student Population
25,860
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Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Online upenn.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
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Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 44,961 prospective students applied, and 3,446 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,400 enrolled in the school.  21,960 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,900 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $51,156 plus fees of $6,614. Penn is ranked 16 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

10/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
10/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Penn is rated within the top 4% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Pennsylvania within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
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SAT 1450/1560
ACT 33/35
GPA 3.9
Applications Accepted
7.7% 
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Extreme

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Annual Cost to Attend

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition
$51,156
In State Costs for University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,358
Other Fees$6,614
Room and Board $16,190
Budget for Other Expenses$1,946
Total One Year Cost$77,264
Out of State Resident Tuition
$51,156
Out of State Costs for University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,358
Other Fees$6,614
Room and Board $16,190
Budget for Other Expenses$1,946
Total One Year Cost$77,264

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$123,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
96% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Pennsylvania students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 26%
Social Sciences 16%
Biology 8%
Engineering 7%
Health Professions 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215062 IPEDS survey data for University of Pennsylvania.

Current students may use the University of Pennsylvania GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.