Tool | December 2015

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 66.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 34.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 31.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 64.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 95.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 24.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 74.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 98.00%
ACT score 24-29: 12.00%
ACT score 30-36: 88.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 35,866
Students admitted: 3,718
Admission rate: 10%
Students per faculty: 6
4-year graduation rate: 86.9%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 4,706
Full-time enrolled women: 4,731
Part-time enrolled men: 191
Part-time enrolled women: 118
Total enrollment: 9,746

COSTS

Tuition: $43,838
Room and board: $13,990
Est. book expense: $1,250
Fees: $5,698
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $40,044
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $42,419
Students receiving need-based aid: 4,497
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 46%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 36%