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University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

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Overview

University of Pennsylvania is a University institution located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
Contact Phone: 215-898-5000

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
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American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
East Asian Studies Checkmark
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Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
South Asian Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
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Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
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Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
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Sales, Distribution, And Marketing Operations, General Checkmark
Transportation/mobility Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Graphics Checkmark
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Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering Checkmark
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Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
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East Asian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
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Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
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Middle/near Eastern And Semitic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
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Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing, Other Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
History And Philosophy Of Science And Technology Checkmark
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Science, General Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
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Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Research And Experimental Psychology, Other Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
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Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42,205
Applied
3,789
Accepted
9,872
Enrolled
9%
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Female Admissions

21,008
Females Applied
2,000
Females Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

21,197
Males Applied
1,789
Males Accepted
8%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 5th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 15th May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 739 720 770
SAT Math 769 760 800
ACT Composite 34 33 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

54,652
Private
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Fees

7,058
Full-time student fees
17,304
Room & board
11,358
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

57,025
Avg. Financial Aid Package
58,352
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
59,405
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,299
Avg. Loan Aid
54,253
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,872
Total Undergrad students
13%
International Students
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.46%
Black or African American 7.72%
White or Caucasian 35.91%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 24.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 4.84%
Other 3.2%

Gender

Male (46.36%)
Female (53.64%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 55%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Fling and Hey Day

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Kite and Key Society, Social Planning and Events Committee, Hillel at Penn, Sports Club Council and Interfraternity Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing No Division 1 No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No Division 1B No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 1 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark Division 1 No
Field Hockey No Division 1 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 No
Squash Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,910
Total Faculty
6:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,574
Part-time - 336
Male - 1,083
Female - 827
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