University of Pennsylvania Business Programs
University of Pennsylvania is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
University of Pennsylvania Rankings
We have ranked UPenn as #5 out of 1,018 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 1% of all schools in the nation! UPenn also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Pennsylvania ranking.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
UPenn has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UPenn.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UPenn has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Colleges for Finance & Financial Management||College Factual|
|#1||Best Colleges for Marketing||College Factual|
|#4||Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing||College Factual|
|#7||Best Colleges for Business Administration & Management||College Factual|
|#8||Best Colleges for Economics||College Factual|
|#19||Best Schools||Course Advisor|
Where Is University of Pennsylvania?
Contact details for UPenn are given below.
|Address:||34Th & Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303|
How Do I Get Into UPenn?
You can apply to UPenn online at: www.admissions.upenn.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for UPenn
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UPenn?
Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 9%, and the acceptance rate for women is 10%.
Average Test Scores
About 46% of students accepted to UPenn submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 700 and 770. Math scores were between 720 and 790.
Can I Afford University of Pennsylvania?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UPenn, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $7,842 a year. That adds up to $31,368 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UPenn is 1.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 14,803 graduate students at the school.
Of the 10,448 full-time undergraduates at UPenn, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Pennsylvania students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||783|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,041|
Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at University of Pennsylvania. At this time, 49 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 138 countries are represented at UPenn. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.
Online Learning at University of Pennsylvania
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UPenn has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of UPenn
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Pennsylvania was 252.5%. This is the #166 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UPenn regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Pennsylvania Business Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By WestCoastivieS under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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