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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. 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 the students at this school?
Based on 48 responses
  • Driven
    50%
  • Friendly
    8%
  • Intellectual
    15%
  • Organized
    2%
  • All of the above
    19%
  • Comp sci major
    2%
  • It's hard to generalize
    2%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 46 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    41%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    13%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    20%
  • Great professional prep with an Ivy League name
    17%
  • I begin my program May 2024
    2%
  • Isolating
    2%
  • It is what you make it
    2%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
93%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 46 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 46 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 46 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 48 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    8%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    15%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    23%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    31%
  • More than $100,000
    23%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 48 responses
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    6%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    4%
  • $125,000 - $150,000
    2%
  • Did not graduate yet
    88%
79%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 48 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$32,260
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,756
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$803,520
National
$281,900

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