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University of Pennsylvania was awarded 4,122 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is marketing.
College Factual ranked UPenn as #4 out of 2,241 colleges and universities in the country on its 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 1% of all schools in the nation! This is an improvement over the previous year, when UPenn held the #13 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
UPenn is also ranked #1 out of 117 schools in Pennsylvania.
With an acceptance rate of 9%, UPenn is one of the most selective schools in the country. Good grades and high test scores alone may not be enough to get you into the school, so do your best to submit a stellar application.
About 65% 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 710 and 770. Math scores were between 750 and 800.
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The student to faculty ratio at UPenn is an impressive 6 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at University of Pennsylvania is 79%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
University of Pennsylvania has a freshmen retention rate of 95%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at UPenn for first-time, full-time students is 85%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.
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During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 11,155 undergraduates at UPenn with 9,960 being full-time and 1,195 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UPenn, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UPenn, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $10,681 a year. That adds up to $42,724 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UPenn is 0.9%. 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.
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Contact details for UPenn are given below.
|Address:||34Th & Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Finance & Financial Management||353||$118,578|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||208||NA|
|Computer Information Systems||156||$102,195|
|Business Administration & Management||149||$75,634|
|Political Science & Government||139||$49,929|
Learn more about the majors offered at University of Pennsylvania along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2019-2020, 22,488 students took at least one online class at University of Pennsylvania. This is an increase from the 1,533 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*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.
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