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About University of Pennsylvania
  • Year of Foundation 1740
  • Size of Campus 279 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 9,841
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 50% 50% 83% OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $34,868
  • Room and Board $11,016
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $75
  • Enrollment No. 9,756
Welcome to Penn, a place to pursue knowledge beyond traditional boundaries. You'll encounter that attitude all around our campus, in education, in scholarship, and in research.Penn began with an idea that was ahead of its time. That idea has produced a history of trailblazing developments.Ben Franklin was known for his devotion to education, support for intellectual pursuits and commitment to the public good.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 17%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) ACELA, Active Minds, Alliance and Understanding, ALLIES, Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Asian Pacific Student Coalition, Asian Student Union, Black Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (BGAPSA), Blac
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 32
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 26
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Student Performing Arts Programs, Annual Speaker Series, Spring Fling Events;
  • Number of students in fraternities 32
  • Percent students who are frat members 24%
  • Number of honor societies Cipactli Latino Honor Society; Eta Kappa Nu; Friars Senior Society; Hexagon Senior Society; Mortar Board Senior Society; Onyx Senior Society; Pi Alpha Theta History Honor Society; Tau Beta Pi, Sphinx Senior Society;
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 14
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ , Christian Association , Christian Students , Conservative Jewish Community at Penn , Divrei Beit Hillel , Emmanuel Christian Fellowship , Faith Fellowship , Full Measure , Grace Fellowship , Grad
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Philadelphia (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia International Airport (8)
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia (1)
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (67%), sorority housing (2%), fraternity housing (6%), apartments for married students, apartment for single students (22%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students (0%), other housing options (3%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 20%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 25%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 20%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 35%
  • Number of students using college housing 62%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 75,944
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 5,475,309
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 204
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 43,931
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 264
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 4,048,727
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 12,500
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,094
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of e-books 284,756
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Museums Arthur Ross Gallery, Annenberg Center, Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, Institute of Contemporary Art, Morris Arboretum, Astronomical observatory (DRL), Large Animal Research Center, Marshak Dairy, Equine Sports Medicine and Imaging Center, ENIAC Mus
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 39%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Drexel University)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,744
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 70%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs University of Pennsylvania, Goldman Sachs, JP MorganChase, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, UBS, American Management Systems (AMS), Teach for America, Credit Suisse First Boston, McKinsey, Microsoft
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (St. Joseph's University)
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis