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University of Pennsylvania PhD in Engineering

63 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

Engineering is a program of study at University of Pennsylvania. The school offers a doctor’s degree in the area. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the doctor’s degree program in engineering, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Engineering from UPenn Cost?

$41,760 Average Tuition and Fees

UPenn Graduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time graduates at UPenn paid an average of $1,855 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In StateOut of State

Does UPenn Offer an Online PhD in Engineering?

Online degrees for the UPenn engineering doctor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UPenn Online Learning page.

UPenn Doctorate Student Diversity for Engineering

63 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
27.0% Women
9.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 63 doctor’s degrees in engineering awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 27.0% of the engineering students who took home a doctor’s degree in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 24.6%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 9.5% of engineering doctor’s degree recipients at UPenn in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 12%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American1
Hispanic or Latino0
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students31
Other Races/Ethnicities1

PhD in Engineering Focus Areas at UPenn

Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
Biomedical Engineering15
Chemical Engineering16
Electrical Engineering16
Materials Engineering9
Mechanical Engineering7


*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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