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University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA
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Columbia University in the City of New YorkNew York, NY
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Rankings*
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Research University (very high research activity)
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Associate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)Offered DegreeBachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
cheaper$60,042Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$61,671
cheaper$41,760Graduate Tuitionexpensive$51,194
Less$44,232Average Financial Aid AmountMore$45,881
Admission
Higher1,515 SAT
34 ACT
Test ScoresLower1,515 SAT
34 ACT
Easier9%Acceptance RateTighter7%
Favorable70%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Lower63%
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Advanced placement (AP) CreditsAccepted CreditsAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Enrollment
Smaller26,552Total EnrollmentLarger30,135
Larger11,155Undergraduate Student PopulationSmaller8,148
Smaller15,397Graduate Student PopulationLarger21,987
Smaller17,087Online Student PopulationLarger25,843
Completion & Outcomes
96%Graduate Rate96%
-Transfer-out Rate2%
98%Retention Rate98%
Special Learning Opportunity
ROTC
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 6,400)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 12,928)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $5,416)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $5,604)
Faculties
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
2,536Number of faculties6,229
Lower$168,314Average Faculty SalaryHigher$176,939
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.