Tool December 2016

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 58.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 42.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 27.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 68.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 95.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 21.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 77.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 98.00%
ACT score 24-29: 10.00%
ACT score 30-36: 90.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 37,268
Students admitted: 3,787
Admission rate: 10%
Students per faculty: 6
4-year graduation rate: 87.1%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 4,682
Full-time enrolled women: 4,762
Part-time enrolled men: 176
Part-time enrolled women: 106
Total enrollment: 9,726

COSTS

Tuition: $45,556
Room and board: $14,536
Est. book expense: $1,280
Fees: $5,908
Total cost: $67,280
Cost after need-based aid: $25,682
Cost after non-need-based aid: $67,280
Average debt at graduation: $26,157

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $41,598
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $43,542
Students receiving need-based aid: 4,453
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 46%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 28%