University of Pennsylvania

UPenn Demographics & Diversity Report

Is UPenn really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth about diversity at UPenn. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

UPenn Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of Pennsylvania?

UPenn total enrollment is approximately 26,675 students.

10,448 are undergraduates and 11,870 are graduate students.

UPenn Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UPenn undergraduate population is made up of 53% women, and 47% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UPenn Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,996
Asian 2,273
International 1,575
Hispanic 1,041
Black or African American 783
Multi-Ethnic 508
Unknown 257
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

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UPenn Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 53% of full-time grad students are women, and 47% men.

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UPenn Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,647
International 3,808
Asian 1,461
Hispanic 782
Black or African American 629
Multi-Ethnic 296
Unknown 238
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

UPenn achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #17 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  17 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  99.54 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does UPenn Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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UPenn is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

UPenn is ranked 381 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  381 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  89.97 out of 100
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High racial/ethnic diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

UPenn Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 10,844
International 5,676
Asian 4,310
Hispanic 2,089
Black or African American 1,797
Unknown 978
Multi-Ethnic 951
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Pennsylvania Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 12,216
Black or African American 2,218
Asian 2,184
Multi-Ethnic 228
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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UPenn ranks 468 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  468 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  87.68 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 14,772 female students and 11,903 male students at UPenn.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UPenn is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.79 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 10,053 female teachers and 8,701 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in Geographic Diversity
76.43% Out of State
12.67% Out of the Country

UPenn ranks 42 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

76.43% of UPenn students come from out of state, and 12.67% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  98 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 47 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Pennsylvania 442
New York 297
New Jersey 252
California 244
Maryland 97

International Students at UPenn

Students from 138 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at UPenn.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
38.66% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  80.78 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UPenn, 38.66% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
25-29 6,210
20-21 5,261
22-24 5,116
18-19 4,546
35 and over 2,070
30-34 1,883
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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