University of Pennsylvania

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

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Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Navy
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Students must complete their preparation at another institution for certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

34th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-6303

(215) 898-5000 

www.upenn.edu 

www.upenn.edu/admissions/   

www.sfs.upenn.edu/   

www.admissions.upenn.edu/applying/   

Mission of the University The University of Pennsylvania's roots are in Philadelphia, the birthplace of American democracy. But Penn's reach spans the globe. Faithful to the vision of the University's founder, Benjamin Franklin, Penn's faculty generate knowledge that is unconstrained by traditional disciplinary boundaries and spans the continuum from fundamental to applied. Through this new knowledge, the University enhances its teaching of both theory and practice, as well as the linkages between them. Penn excels in instruction and research in the arts and sciences and in a wide range of professional disciplines. Penn produces future leaders through excellent programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. Penn inspires, demands, and thrives on excellence, and will measure itself against the best in every field or endeavor in which it participates. Penn is proudly entrepreneurial, dynamically forging new connections and inspiring learning through problem-solving, discovery-oriented approaches. Penn research and teaching encourage lifelong learning relevant to a changing global society. Penn is a major urban university that is committed to strength and vitality in each of its communities. In this connection, Penn will: Encourage, sustain, and reward its faculty; nurture, inspire, and challenge its students; and support and value its staff; Strengthen and appreciate the diversity of its communities; Support free expression, reasoned discourse, and diversity in ideas; Pursue positive connections to the city, state, and region and a mission of service to its neighbors in West Philadelphia; Develop and support its connections to alumni and friends; and Foster the growth of humane values.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 

Diploma
Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctor's
First Professional

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $43,738 $42,098 $40,514
In State $43,738 $42,098 $40,514
Out of State $43,738 $42,098 $40,514
Books and Supplies $1,210 $1,160 $1,120
On Campus      
Room and Board $12,368 $11,878 $11,430
Other Expenses $2,284 $2,224 $2,186
Off Campus      
Room and Board - - -
Other Expenses - - -
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - - -

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Football Ivy Group
Basketball Ivy Group
Baseball Ivy Group
Cross Country/Track Ivy Group

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
(scholarships/fellowships)
17.0% $6,122
State/Local Grant
(scholarships/fellowships)
6.0% $2,725
Institutional Grants
(scholarships/fellowships)
47.0% $33,557
Loans 19.0% $5,651
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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4 Comment(s)

Dallas C. on 5/24/2013 2:29:47 PM

I'm very interested in going to school here, I understand that it's an IVY League but holy tuition!!

musedif a. on 4/4/2012 1:11:49 AM

this school have an outstanding mission statement. it would be a privilege for me to join the school

Yohanna T. on 8/28/2011 11:30:23 PM

There is no doubt about the performance of the school. I was impressed with nature of the program me offered

charles n. on 1/15/2011 5:49:51 PM

this school is so great i can see it can offer a number of certificates and it has good profile