University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

#9 in National Universities

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Philadelphia, PADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree25,860 Students8.41 % Acceptance Rate6:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

    University of Pennsylvania is a private (not-for-profit) (4 years or high) college located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It has a total enrollment of 25,860 including undergraduate (11,851) and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance rate at University of Pennsylvania is 8.41% for academic year 2018-2019 (undergraduate school).

    University of Pennsylvania is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Rate8.41 %
    Yield (Enrollment Rate)67.33 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$75
    Graduate Application Fees$80

    The acceptance rate is 8.41% at University of Pennsylvania where total 44,491 students applied and 3,740 were accepted. The yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 67.33% where 2,518 students finally enrolled out of 3,740 accepted students

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$57,770
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$40,182
    On-Campus Living Costs$16,190
    Off-Campus Living Costs$14,406

    The tuition & fees at University of Pennsylvania, for academic year 2019-2020 is $57,770.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $16,190 when living on campus and $14,406 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    University of Pennsylvania provides various learning opportunities and services for their students. It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at University of Pennsylvania.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about University of Pennsylvania

Key Stats for University of Pennsylvania

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

University of Pennsylvania$57,770
All U.S. Colleges$15,474
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$22,854
4 Years or High Colleges$19,284
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania$28,708

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Acceptance Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges68.10%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges65.20%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges67.14%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania66.69%

Financial Helps low financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges67.44%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges80.35%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges74.12%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania81.09%

Student Population small

University of Pennsylvania25,860
All U.S. Colleges20,490,526
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,265,082
4 Years or High Colleges14,167,576
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania304,618

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges53.28%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.74%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania114

Distance Learning few online programs


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges10
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania10

Contact Information & Online Resources


University of Pennsylvania
34th & Spruce Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303
215) 898-5000


University of Pennsylvania is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1921 - Current).
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