Tool December 2017

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 57.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 43.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 27.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 69.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 96.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 22.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 77.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 99.00%
ACT score 24-29: 11.00%
ACT score 30-36: 89.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 38,918
Students admitted: 3,674
Admission rate: 9%
Students per faculty: 6
4-year graduation rate: 85%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 4,790
Full-time enrolled women: 4,916
Part-time enrolled men: 199
Part-time enrolled women: 114
Total enrollment: 10,019

COSTS

Tuition: $47,416
Room and board: $15,066
Est. book expense: $1,280
Fees: $6,118
Total cost: $69,880
Cost after need-based aid: $25,981
Cost after non-need-based aid: $69,880
Average debt at graduation: $24,536

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $43,899
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $46,707
Students receiving need-based aid: 4,493
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 45%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 31%