University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance Rate 9 %
SAT Average 1,515
Tuition & Fees $60,042
Student Population 26,552
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $44,232

Academic Overview

University of Pennsylvania Campus, Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $60,042 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 26,552 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 9% and the graduation rate is 96% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Pennsylvania varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $131,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Pennsylvania are $60,042. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $41,760 on average.
University of Pennsylvania 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at UPenn. The acceptance rate of UPenn is 9% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 70%. The average graduation rate is 96% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $44,232 and 51% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 26,552 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Pennsylvania is 9 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Pennsylvania is 96 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of Pennsylvania is 98 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Pennsylvania is 26,552
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Pennsylvania is 6 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
6 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $44,232 at University of Pennsylvania.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

UPenn offers 355 major programs through online and on-site education where 7 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree931
Post Bachelor's Degree312
Master's Degree1413
Post Master's Degree80
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship761
Doctor's degree - professional practice50

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Pennsylvania offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:6,400)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,416)

Veterans Benefits

University of Pennsylvania has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges