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UPenn Tuition & Fees Report

Expensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does University of Pennsylvania Cost?

See current and projected tuition and fees for University of Pennsylvania, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. You can jump to any of the following sections in our UPenn cost report:

How Much Does UPenn Charge for Tuition?

$61,710 In-State Tuition & Fees
$61,710 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined tuition and fees at University of Pennsylvania for the 2020-2021 academic year was $61,710 for undergraduates. There was no discount for in-state students.

Tuition & Fees$54,652$7,058$61,710

UPenn tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does University of Pennsylvania cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UPenn Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. With yearly tuition and fees charges running about $61,710 for out-of-state undergrads, University of Pennsylvania is relatively expensive when compared to other schools in the country. In-state students pay the same as out-of state ones at UPenn.

The chart below shows how UPenn compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

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Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: University of Pennsylvania Financial Aid.

UPenn Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

3.55% Tuition Increase
3.51% Fee Increase
$279,087 Est. 4-Year Cost

Tuition and Fees for University of Pennsylvania increased with an average annual rate of 3.55% over the past five years. Tuition grew by 3.55%, and fees grew by 3.51%. This school year, students can expect to pay $66,166 if the growth keeps up.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for two years at UPenn to be $134,680, and $279,087 for four years.

These numbers don't include room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at UPenn.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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