The University of Pennsylvania, often referred to as UPenn, is renowned for its academic excellence and rigorous admission process. For the 2023/2024 academic year, aspiring students are eagerly anticipating the admission rate.
University of Pennsylvania is home to more than 28,000 students, split almost equally between undergraduate and graduate programs. The total student population comprises 23,030 full-time and 5,008 part-time students. UPenn class of 2025 represents 101 international countries with 13% international students. In Fall 2021, 6,392 international students were admitted to UPenn. Out of all 40% of them hailed from Asian countries. UPenn graduate courses are quite popular and almost 8,000 students enrol in the School of Arts and Science, Wharton B-School, and School of Engineering.
University of Pennsylvania acceptance rate is 5.9% overall, 14.9% in the early decisions and 4.4% in regular decisions. Due to the low acceptance rate, completion for UPenn admission is fierce. According to the student profile of UPenn, students with a GPA of 3.9/4 (94%) or higher have shown more successful selection than others.
University of Pennsylvania cost of study varies between 64- 66 lakhs including tuition fees and cost of living in the USA. Though UPenn has limited financial aid resources for international students, they can enrol in work-study programs and part-time jobs in USA. Taking the advantage of its proximity to New York City, students can work in top companies like Deloitte, IBM, Bank of China, Pepsico, JP Morgan, and more. The average salary offered to students after graduation is 68.20 lakhs.
University of Pennsylvania Rankings
University of Pennsylvania is a top-ranked university in Pennsylvania. Some of the top rankings of UPenn are mentioned below.
- #13 in QS World University Rankings, 2023
- #10 among the US Universities according to QS Global World University Rankings, 2022
- #20 in Graduate Employability Ranking, by QS Global World University Rankings, 2022
- #13 in World University Rankings in 2022 by Times Higher Education.
- #8 in National Universities by US News 2022
- #48 in Best Undergraduate Teaching by US News 2022
- #14 in Best Value Schools by US News 2022
University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University are three consecutive popular universities. A brief comparison of top ranking subjects are tabulated below.
|PROGRAM||UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA||CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY||COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY|
|Business & Management||7||79||22|
|Accounting & Finance||8||92||12|
|Law and Legal Studies||27||–||8|