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Best Values in Colleges

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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

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University of Pennsylvania is ranked 13 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 33 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 66%
Applicants who took ACT 34%

SAT Verbal Score

700+64%
600-69931%
600+95%

SAT Math Score

700+74%
600-69924%
600+98%

ACT Score

30-3688%
24-2912%
24+100%

Students applied35,866
Students admitted3,718
Admission rate10%

Students per faculty6

4-year graduation rate87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$43,838
Fees$5,698
Room and board$13,990
Estimated book expense$1,250
Total cost$64,776

Cost after need-based aid$24,732
Cost after non-need-based aid$64,776

Average debt at graduation$19,442

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$78,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$40,044
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment9,746

Full-Time

Men4,706
Women4,731

Part-Time

Men191
Women118

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

SEE ALSO: College Finder Map|Sortable Rankings|SPECIAL REPORT: College Rankings, 2016