10,033
Students
Financial aid thermometer
48,971
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
9
9%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 1 College Hall
Room 1
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
Contact Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Phone: 215-898-7507

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods Related Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
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Sales, Distribution, And Marketing Operations Checkmark
Transportation/mobility Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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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
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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East Asian Languages Checkmark
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Middle/Near Eastern And Semitic Languages Checkmark
Romance Languages Related Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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History And Philosophy Of Science And Technology Checkmark
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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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40,413
Applied
3,757
Accepted
10,033
Enrolled
9%
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Female Admissions

20,114
Females Applied
2,025
Females Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

20,299
Males Applied
1,732
Males Accepted
9%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.85
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 700 770
SAT Math 720 790
ACT Composite 33 32 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

49,220
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Fees

6,364
Full-time student fees
15,616
Room & board
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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

48,971
Avg. Financial Aid Package
49,401
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
50,523
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,922
Avg. Loan Aid
46,177
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

10,033
Total undergrad students
13%
International Students
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.41%
Black or African American 7.13%
White or Caucasian 42.64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 20.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 4.58%
Other 1.78%

Gender

Male (48.98%)
Female (51.02%)

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 54%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Fling and Hey Day

Student Services

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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

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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 Checkmark 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 Checkmark 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 No Division 1 No
Field Hockey Checkmark 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

2,028
Total Faculty
6:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,519
Part-time - 509
Male - 1,114
Female - 914