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Law School University of Pennsylvania

  • Philadelphia, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 46%54%
    student ratio
  • 786
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 17%
    acceptance rate
  • 21 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Law Doctor of Juridical Sciences (SJD)
      Juris Doctor (JD)
      Juris Doctor/Doctor of Dental Medicine (JD/DMD)
      Juris Doctor/Doctor of Medicine (JD/MD)
      Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/AM)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Bioethics (JD/MBE)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of City Planning (JD/MCP)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Environmental Studies (JD/MES)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Laws (JD/LL M)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Education (JD/MS Ed)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Engineering (JD/MSE)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Social Policy (JD/MSSP)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
      Master of Comparative Law (LL CM)
      Master of Laws (LL M)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 114
    • Doctoral Degrees 259
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 6
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 5,283
    • Accepted 912
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 251
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesprior law degree (for LL M)
    • Doctoral's DegreesLSAT (for JD), LL M (for SJD)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students786
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students786
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian13%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty131
    • Full-time Percentage48%
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAdministrative law and regulation, business and corporate law, civil procedure, Constitutional law, criminal law, environmental law, health law, intellectual property and technology law, international and comparative law, law and economics, legal history, philosophy, tax law and policy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$983,532

Location & Contact

Law School

University of Pennsylvania

3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

Michael Fitts

Dean

Phone: 215-898-7463
Fax: 215-573-2025

Renee Post

Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Phone: 215-898-7400
Fax: 215-898-9606
Email: contactadmissions@law.upenn.edu



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