Computer Science at University of Pennsylvania
UPenn is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 26,552 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 108 computer science majors received their bachelor's degree from UPenn.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer Science section at the bottom of this page.
UPenn Computer Science Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
- Master’s Degree in Computer Science
UPenn Computer Science Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks computer science programs across the country. The following shows how UPenn performed in these rankings.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The computer science major at UPenn is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer Science. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best General Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools||5|
|Best General Computer Science Schools||11|
|Best General Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools||11|
|Best Value General Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools||29|
|Most Popular General Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools||40|
|Most Popular General Computer Science Schools||85|
|Most Popular General Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools||92|
|Most Focused General Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools||96|
|Best Value General Computer Science Schools||123|
|Best Value General Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools||126|
|Most Focused General Computer Science Schools||356|
|Most Focused General Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools||448|
In 2021, 91 students received their master’s degree in computer science from UPenn. This makes it the #40 most popular school for computer science master’s degree candidates in the country.
Computer Science Student Demographics at UPenn
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer science majors at University of Pennsylvania.
UPenn Computer Science Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 13% more racial-ethnic minorities in its computer science bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in computer science.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
UPenn Computer Science Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a master's in computer science.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
UPenn also has a doctoral program available in computer science. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Computer Science Grads May Go Into
A degree in computer science can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for University of Pennsylvania.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|Software Applications Developers||28,260||$96,370|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||13,070||$146,860|
|Systems Software Developers||8,810||$103,520|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By WestCoastivieS under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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