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University of Pennsylvania
  • Graduate School
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

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Penn is a private graduate school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 14,009 graduate students. Of the 124 graduate programs offered at University of Pennsylvania, 3 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at University of Pennsylvania are Business, Finance, and Business Analytics. 19% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
14,009
Part-Time Grad Students
2,654
Research Assistants
9
Teaching Assistants
64
Racial Diversity
  • White
    43.1%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    25%
  • Asian
    11.8%
  • Unknown
    6.3%
  • Hispanic
    5.7%
  • African American
    5.4%
  • Multiracial
    2.4%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Driven
    55%
  • Friendly
    5%
  • Intellectual
    20%
  • All of the above
    15%
  • Comp sci major
    5%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 18 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    50%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    28%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    11%
  • Great professional prep with an Ivy League name
    6%
  • Very good. BTW java is the best coding language.
    6%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
90%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 20 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 20 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 20 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 20 responses
  • $100K+
    20%
  • $75K-$100K
    20%
  • $50K-$75K
    30%
  • $25K-$50K
    20%
  • <$25K
    10%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 20 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    5%
  • Did not graduate yet
    95%
90%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 20 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$19,479
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,480
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$254,508
National
$217,500

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