University of Pennsylvania

Private, Four-years School Located in Philadelphia, PA

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How much is the UPenn tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, UPenn's tuition & fees is $66,104.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $88,390 when a student lives on-campus.

UPenn Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$66,104
Books & Supplies Costs$1,358
On-campus Room & Board$17,888
On-campus Expenses$3,040
Off-campus Room & Board$15,284
Off-campus Expenses$3,040
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$63,452

How Much Does it Cost to Go to UPenn for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $293,223 at UPenn. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $384,410. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $172,485.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$68,867$90,517$40,744
Sophomore (2024-25)$71,745$94,142$42,289
Junior (2025-26)$74,744$97,914$43,893
Senior (2026-27)$77,868$101,837$45,559
4 Years Total$293,223$384,410$172,485
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$71,745$94,142$42,289
Sophomore (2025-26)$74,744$97,914$43,893
Junior (2026-27)$77,868$101,837$45,559
Senior (2027-28)$81,122$105,919$47,288
4 Years Total$305,479$399,811$179,030
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$74,744$97,914$43,893
Sophomore (2026-27)$77,868$101,837$45,559
Junior (2027-28)$81,122$105,919$47,288
Senior (2028-29)$84,513$110,165$49,084
4 Years Total$318,246$415,834$185,824
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$77,868$101,837$45,559
Sophomore (2027-28)$81,122$105,919$47,288
Junior (2028-29)$84,513$110,165$49,084
Senior (2029-30)$88,045$114,582$50,948
4 Years Total$331,548$432,502$192,879
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$81,122$105,919$47,288
Sophomore (2028-29)$84,513$110,165$49,084
Junior (2029-30)$88,045$114,582$50,948
Senior (2030-31)$91,725$119,177$52,884
4 Years Total$345,405$449,842$200,205

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, UPenn' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,875. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Pennsylvania, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $25,211.
In-StateOut-of-State
University of Pennsylvania$66,104
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Pennsylvania Four-years Colleges$23,498
Public Schools$14,240$19,057
Private Schools$25,211

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between UPenn and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA$66,104$46,034
University of ChicagoChicago, IL$66,939$66,543
California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA$63,255$63,063
Duke UniversityDurham, NC$65,805$63,985
Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ$59,710$62,860
Columbia University in the City of New YorkNew York, NY$69,045$56,279
Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT$64,700$48,300

Financial Aid and COA

At University of Pennsylvania, 5,720 students (51%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $47,776.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at UPenn is $40,614 for students living on-campus and $38,010 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,336 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $57,175 and the average amount of student loans is $12,499.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$88,390
COA (off-campus)$85,786
Tuition & Fees$66,104
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$22,286
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$19,682
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$40,614
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$38,010
Average Financial Aid$47,776
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5,72051%$47,776
Pell Grants1,71815%$5,210
Federal Student Loan1,13110%$6,867
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,33657%-
Grants or Scholarships1,08446%$57,175
Federal Grants38617%$8,276
Pell Grants38516%$5,400
Other Federal Grants28012%$3,984
State/Local Grants884%$4,191
Institutional Grants1,07746%$54,238
Student Loan Aid24510%$12,499
Federal Student Loans2159%$5,027
Other Student Loans663%$30,021

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

UPenn's acceptance rate is 5.87%. A total of 56,332 applicants applied to and 3,304 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 2,418 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 73.18%.
To apply to UPenn, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Recommendations and 2 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants56,33226,640$29,692
Admitted3,3041,505$1,799
Enrolled2,4181,103$1,315
Acceptance Rate5.87%5.65%6.06%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)73.18%73.29%73.10%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to UPenn. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,525 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 34.
Its SAT score is much higher than the national average score of 1,174. The ACT score is much higher than the national average score of 25.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,5251,4801,570
National Average1,174
Pennsylvania Average1,190
SAT EBRW745720770
SAT Math780760800
ACT Composite343335
National Average25
Pennsylvania Average27
ACT Math343335
ACT English363536

Student Population

University of Pennsylvania has a total of 28,201 students including 11,250 undergraduate and 16,951 graduate students. By gender, there are 12,385 male students and 15,653 female students attending UPenn. The school offers online degree programs and 2,733 students enrolled online exclusively (9.69% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total28,038 12,38515,653
Undergraduate11,292 5,0526,240
Graduate16,746 7,3339,413

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address34th & Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA
Phone215-898-5000
WEBwww.upenn.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered406 Programs
Online Program Offered18 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered236 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate6.00%
Yield69.00%
Student Population28,201
Graduation Rate96%
Retention Rate98% (Full-time), 93% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate8 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties2,248 (Full-time), 288 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs17,760 (Full-time), 1,696 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$172,360
Average Staff Salary$78,889