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University of Pennsylvania

Graduate Rate 95.26%
Male 94.00%
Female 96.46%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
98% / 87%

Graduation Rates at University of Pennsylvania

At University of Pennsylvania, the graduation rates was 95.26% in 2016. (2,251 students out of 2,363 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 1,081 male and 1,170 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period.

Graduation Rates By Gender

Next table and chart describe the graduation rates (150% normal time) by gender at University of Pennsylvania.

Graduation Rate By Gender
University of Pennsylvania
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total2,3632,25195.26%
Male1,1501,08194.00%
Female1,2131,17096.46%
[chart] University of Pennsylvania Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

1,999 students completed their course in 4 years and 209 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 43 students graduated within 6 years, usually refered as 150% normal time.

Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
University of Pennsylvania
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less84.60% 79.74% 89.20%
5 Year93.44% 91.13% 95.63%
6 Year95.26% 94.00% 96.46%
[chart] University of Pennsylvania BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

Next table and chart shows graduation rates by race/ethnicity. The numbers in parenthesis denotes number of completers over number of candidates for each category.

Graduation Rates By Race
University of Pennsylvania
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native 100.00%
(6/6)
100.00%
(3/3)
100.00%
(3/3)
Asian 95.84%
(392/409)
93.78%
(181/193)
97.69%
(211/216)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 93.20%
(137/147)
92.16%
(47/51)
93.75%
(90/96)
Hispanic 92.72%
(191/206)
91.92%
(91/99)
93.46%
(100/107)
White 95.68%
(1,108/1,158)
94.71%
(555/586)
96.68%
(553/572)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 100.00%
(2/2)
100.00%
(1/1)
100.00%
(1/1)
Two or More Races 95.31%
(61/64)
93.10%
(27/29)
97.14%
(34/35)
Unknown 96.03%
(121/126)
94.55%
(52/55)
97.18%
(69/71)
Average 95.26%
(2,251/2,363)
94.00%
(1,081/1,150)
96.46%
(1,170/1,213)
[chart] University of Pennsylvania Graduation Rates By Race

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Non-resident alien student is not a US citizen and studies with student visa, such as F visa, in US. At University of Pennsylvania, 233 of 245 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 95.10%.

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
University of Pennsylvania
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 233245 95.10%
Male 124133 93.23%
Female 109112 97.32%
[chart] University of Pennsylvania Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At University of Pennsylvania, the retention rate is 98% for full-time students and 87 % for part-time students.

Retention Rates
University of Pennsylvania
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 98%87%
[chart] University of Pennsylvania Retention Rate
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2016-2017.