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University of Pennsylvania is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The location of UPenn is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

$59,061 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
6% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Pennsylvania?


Contact details for UPenn are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 34Th & Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303
Phone: 215-898-5000

How Do I Get Into UPenn?

You can apply to UPenn online at:

Admission Requirements for UPenn

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into UPenn?

6% Acceptance Rate
54% Of Accepted Are Women
49% Submit SAT Scores
If you plan to apply to UPenn, make sure you don't wait until the last minute to fill out your application. The school is one of the most selective in the United States and has a low acceptance rate of 6%. If you are admitted, that's something to brag about!

Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 6%, and the acceptance rate for women is 6%.

Average Test Scores

About 49% of students accepted to UPenn submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 720 and 770. Math scores were between 760 and 800.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Pennsylvania  ( 720 to 770 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Pennsylvania  ( 760 to 800 )
UPenn received ACT scores from 30% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 35 and 36. Math scores were between 33 and 35. Composite scores were between 33 and 35.

ACT English Scores for University of Pennsylvania  ( 35 to 36 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Pennsylvania  ( 33 to 35 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Pennsylvania  ( 33 to 35 )

Can I Afford University of Pennsylvania?

$59,061 Net Price
11% Take Out Loans
0.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UPenn is $59,061. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UPenn, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $10,510 a year. That adds up to $42,040 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UPenn is 0.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,106 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,292 undergraduate students at UPenn, with 10,106 being full-time and 1,186 being part-time.


There are also 16,746 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,106 full-time undergraduates at UPenn, 46% are male and 54% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Pennsylvania students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,600
Black or African American 757
Hispanic or Latino 1,021
White 3,367
International Students 1,477
Other Races/Ethnicities 884

Geographic Diversity

Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at University of Pennsylvania. At this time, 49 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 138 countries are represented at UPenn. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Pennsylvania

2,890 Took All Classes Online
5,564 Took At Least One Class Online
447.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 18 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at UPenn. In 2020-2021, 5,564 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UPenn has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of UPenn

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Pennsylvania was 447.0%. This is the #125 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UPenn regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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