Admission Requirements
Penn has a 9.4% acceptance rate.
2017: 3,674 / 38,918 applicants were admitted.

1. GPA
• 3.9 (A-)
2. SAT
• 1430-1580
3. ACT
• 32-35
4. Admission Test
• Usually, top 3% admitted.

Financial Requirements
$69,340.00 per year
(In State Resident & Out of State Resident)

• Tuition $45,556.00
• Books & Supplies $1,280.00
• Other Fees $5,908.00
• Room & Board $14,536.00
• Other Expenses Budget $2,060.00

Payment Plans
• Federal Direct PLUS Loan (Parents)
• Federal Direct Loan (Undergraduate Students)
• Federal Direct Loan (Graduate/Professional Students)
• Tuition Prepayment Program

Scholarships & Financial Aid

1. Around 47% of the University of Pennsylvania’s student population receive financial aid.
2. The average amount of financial aid that each student receives is about $47,685.00.
3. Does not award merit-based or athletic scholarships.
(just like all other ivy league schools)
4. All financial aid is used to help families who can’t afford Penn and need financial assistance.
5. Financial aid packages only change if the circumstances of the individual change.
6. Financial aid only consists of grants and work study jobs.
7. Aid is determined by family size, student income, parent income, number of children enrolled in college, etc.

Athletics
$37,669,540.00 in annual revenue
(Head Coaches – 15 for men’s teams, 14 for women’s teams)

1. Football (Men’s)
2. Cheerleading (Men ; Women)
3. Basketball (Men’s & Women’s)
4. Baseball (Men’s)
5. Softball (Women’s)
6. Lacrosse (Men’s & Women’s)
7. Track ; Field (Men’s & Women’s)
8. Gymnastics (Women’s)
9. Swimming & Diving (Men’s ; Women’s)
10. Rowing (Men’s ; Women’s)
– Lightweight
– Heavyweight
11. Volleyball (Men’s ; Women’s)
12. Field Hockey (Men’s ; Women’s)
13. Fencing (Men’s ; Women’s)
14. Golf (Men’s ; Women’s)
15. Soccer (Men’s ; Women’s)
16. Squash (Men’s ; Women’s)
17. Tennis (Men’s ; Women’s)
18. Wrestling (Men’s)

Credit Transfer
• Transfer Courses (Accepted)
– A minimum of 8 academic courses at an accredited institution. A maximum of 2 academic years of courses.
• Dual Enrollment (Not Accepted)
– Classes taken during high school before entering the University are not accepted. These courses are used as placement at the University.
• AICE Diploma / A-Level Exams (Recognized)
– Official original certificates must be submitted to the Office of Admissions to be evaluated.
• IB Degree (Recognized)
– Official exam scores must be submitted to the University Registrar Office by the International Baccalaureate Organization.
• AP Classes (Accepted)
– Official exam scores must be submitted to the University Registrar Office by the Educational Testing Service.

Graduates

• Average salary of graduates of Penn – $79,700
• Many famous people have graduated from UPenn.

1 . Donald Trump – President of the United States of America,
Businessperson, Television producer, Investor
2. Sharon Stone – Fashion Model, Film Producer, Actor
3. Warren Buffett – Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur
4. Candice Bergen – Television producer, Fashion Model, Photojournalist
5. Elon Musk – Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur
6. Elizabeth – Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
7. Noam Chomsky – Linguist, Cognitive scientist, Historian
8. John Legend – Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter
9. William Carlos Williams – Poet, Novelist, Author
10. I. M. Pei – Architect
11. Dick Wolf – Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
12. Safra A. Catz – Businessperson
13. C. Everett Koop – Physician, Surgeon
14. Marcus Foster – Educator
15. Vito Fossella – Accountant, Politician, Attorney at law
16. Stacey Snider – Businessperson, Lawyer
17. Yakov Smirnoff – Painter, Comedian, Actor
18. Ken Olin – Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
19. Luis Donaldo Colosio – Politician, Economist
20. Everett Sloane – Television director, Theatre Director, Songwriter

About the School

1. Location
– Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2. Mailing address
– 3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6270
3. Phone number
– 215-898-6636
4. Website
– https://www.upenn.edu
5. Penn is a private university
6. National Ranking
– 8th
7. Mascot
– Quaker
8. Size of campus
– 302 acres
9. Penn has 4 undergraduate schools, 12 graduate schools, 3 teaching hospitals, and over 100 research centers.
10. Penn offers over 4,200 different courses that are taught in
over 40 languages.
11. There are over 450 student groups and clubs at Penn. They range from academics, to arts, cultural, community service, political, as well as recreational.

History

1. Establisher / Established
– George Whitefield, November 14, 1740
2. Founder / Founded
– Benjamin Franklin, 1749
3. Original name
– Publick Academy of Philadelphia
4. Renamed and made private
– University of Pennsylvania, 1791
5. First Commencement Ceremony
– 1757
6. Honorary Degrees Awarded
– Thomas Paine, 1780
– George Washington, 1783
– Benjamin Franklin, 1976 (post death)
7. The School of Medicine founded in 1765.
8. The Law School was founded in 1850.
9.The School of Engineering and Applied Science was founded in 1852.
10.The Warton School was founded in 1881.
11. The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences was founded in 1882.
12. The School of Veterinary Medicine was founded in 1884.
13. The School of Education was founded in 1914.

Undergraduate Schools
The University of Pennsylvania has 4 undergraduate schools.

• College of Arts and Sciences
– Offers a Bachelor of Arts (BA)
– Includes over 50 majors and over 2,000 courses.
– Focuses on humanities, social sciences, ; natural sciences.
• Penn Engineering
– Offers 2 degree programs with 14 majors.
o Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE)
o Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)
– Focuses on innovation, design, and scientific discoveries.
• School of Nursing
– Offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSE)
– Focuses on patient care, health care issues, and the sciences.
• The Wharton School
– Offers a Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSE)
– Includes 26 majors.
– Focuses on positive change, world economics, and social well-being.

Graduate Schools
The University of Pennsylvania has 12 graduate programs.

• Annenberg School for Communication
• Graduate School of Education
• Law School
• Perelman School of Medicine
• School of Arts and Sciences
• School of Dental Medicine
• School of Design
• School of Engineering and Applied Science
• School of Nursing
• School of Social Policy ; Practice
• School of Veterinary Medicine
• Wharton School

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Student Population and Diversity

• Student Population: 24,876
(Undergraduate 11,588, Graduate 13,288)
• Student / Faculty ratio: 6
• Diversity: The University of Pennsylvania, which is ranked 12th in the nation, prides itself on being a very diverse school in both their faculty and students. The huge diversity includes ethnicity, gender, and age. This encourages students to be themselves as well as learn about others that are different. There are also more than 4,600 international students at the University of Pennsylvania that come from more than 50 different countries.

Fun Facts

• Penn has a tradition of throwing toast on the field at home football games, that dates back to the days of prohibition.
• There is a myth that freshman should not cross the embedded compass in the center of Locust Walk or they will fail their midterms.
• The first general computer was created in 1946 at the Moore School of Electrical Engineering at Penn.
• In 1895 Penn hosted the first track and field event in the US which is now know as The Penn Relays.