University of Pennsylvania Graduate Schools

University of Pennsylvania (referred to as UPenn) is a Private, 4 years school located in Philadelphia, PA. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Pennsylvania is $42,932 in average. The school has 16,746 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 28,038 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Pennsylvania (referred to as UPenn) is a Private, 4 years school located in Philadelphia, PA. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1921 - Current).
UPenn Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Pennsylvania (UPenn)
Address34th & Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303
Phone215-898-5000
Webhttps://www.upenn.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.admissions.upenn.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.srfs.upenn.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Pennsylvania is $42,932 in average. The school has 16,746 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 28,038 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 395 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 22 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$42,932
Student Population16,746
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs395 graduate programs
(22 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Pennsylvania is $42,932 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,907.
University of Pennsylvania offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
University of Pennsylvania offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)22 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Pennsylvania is $42,932. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.81% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$33,604$3,530
2018-2019$34,882$3,748
2019-2020$36,254$3,928
2020-2021$37,678$4,082
2021-2022$38,732$4,200
The graduate school tuition & fees of UPenn is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in Pennsylvania. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $27,247 (public) / $20,522 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Pennsylvania$42,932
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$20,000$22,150
Public$20,058$27,247
Private$20,522
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $20,230 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Pennsylvania. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.64% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,428. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$15,066$1,835$15,066$1,835
2018-2019$15,616$1,890$15,616$1,890
2019-2020$16,190$1,946$14,406$1,946
2020-2021$16,784$2,926$14,502$2,926
2021-2022$17,304$2,926$14,502$2,926
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,907 at University of Pennsylvania. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.80% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,651
2018-2019$1,716
2019-2020$1,785
2020-2021$1,855
2021-2022$1,907
The law school tuition at University of Pennsylvania is $70,690 for academic year 2021-2022. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $67,236. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Pennsylvania.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Pennsylvania
TuitionFees
Dentistry$79,166$5,230
Medicine$61,586$5,650
Veterinary Medicine$59,277$5,463
Law$65,392$5,298

Graduate Programs at UPenn

University of Pennsylvania offers 281 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 5,669 students have completed their study at University of Pennsylvania.
Offered Degrees at University of Pennsylvania
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree15234,299
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship762555
Doctor's degree - other50696
Post Bachelor's Degree362105
Post Master's Degree12014
Total28175,669
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Pennsylvania by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Real Estate program with 25 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 289 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 258 completers.
University of Pennsylvania offers 281 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 5,669 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 4,299 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 696 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 105 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 77 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation1-
Environmental Studies75-
Environmental Science1-
Natural Resources Management and Policy0-
Architecture [+] 164 completers-
Architecture0$53,200
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning0$53,600
Landscape Architecture0-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology164-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
Asian Studies/Civilization2-
African-American/Black Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 15 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)15-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 461 completers$103,600
Computer and Information Sciences265$103,600
Artificial Intelligence87-
Computer Science90-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration19-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications0-
Education [+] 530 completers$52,100
Education122$52,100
Curriculum and Instruction7-
Educational Leadership and Administration74$50,600
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration43-
Educational/Instructional Technology34-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods23-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education22-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0$46,600
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching21$52,900
Elementary Education and Teaching20-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education21-
Mathematics Teacher Education10-
Reading Teacher Education21-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education12-
Social Studies Teacher Education16-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor71-
Education (other)13-
Engineering [+] 306 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering61-
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering15-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering74-
Materials Engineering40-
Mechanical Engineering75$73,800
Systems Engineering41-
Geological/Geophysical Engineering0-
Engineering (other)0-
Engineering Technology [+] 38 completers-
Engineering Design19-
Nanotechnology19-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 32 completers-
Linguistics1-
Comparative Literature3-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics17-
German Language and Literature0-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)7-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Legal Studies [+] 42 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies0-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers42-
English Language and Literature [+] 15 completers-
English Language and Literature15-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 22 completers$45,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies22$45,500
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 84 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology2-
Immunology0-
Pharmacology1-
Biostatistics14-
Bioinformatics1-
Biotechnology37-
Environmental Biology0-
Epidemiology23-
Neuroscience0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 37 completers-
Mathematics6-
Applied Mathematics11-
Financial Mathematics7-
Applied Mathematics (other)0-
Statistics13-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 149 completers-
Historic Preservation and Conservation0-
Behavioral Sciences64-
International/Global Studies69$181,700
Computational Science10-
Sustainability Studies6-
Anthrozoology0-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 6 completers-
Philosophy5-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
Physical Sciences [+] 70 completers-
Chemistry30-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science0-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)8-
Physics22-
Physics (other)10-
Psychology [+] 195 completers-
Psychology48-
Developmental and Child Psychology57-
Experimental Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)6-
Counseling Psychology84-
Human Services [+] 222 completers-
Public Administration59$67,000
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Work163$45,000
Social Sciences [+] 69 completers-
Anthropology2-
Archeology1-
Criminology15-
Demography and Population Studies3-
Economics0-
Applied Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics23-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography13-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology4-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 23 completers-
Design and Applied Arts (other)0-
Fine/Studio Arts16-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5-
Music2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 658 completers-
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology16-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management102$162,800
Medical Scientist32-
Genetic Counseling/Counselor16-
Environmental Health1-
Public Health (other)54-
Medical Informatics4-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics40-
Health Professions Education0-
1-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0$104,400
Nursing Administration4-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing4-
Nurse Anesthetist0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing30-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing5-
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery19-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing52-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing25-
Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing218-
Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing0-
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing8-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)27$197,100
Business [+] (1 completers) 1,047 completers-
Business/Commerce2-
Business Administration and Management245$165,700
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management55-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)10-
Accounting19-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies168$155,300
Finance200$183,600
Organizational Behavior Studies50-
International Business/Trade/Commerce3-
Management Information Systems0-
Management Science209$181,500
Actuarial Science0-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)56-
Marketing/Marketing Management23$134,000
Real Estate7$158,000
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations0-
History [+] 7 completers-
History2-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology5-
History (other)0-
Total4,299
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 6 completers-
Architecture5-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 3 completers-
Asian Studies/Civilization2-
African-American/Black Studies1-
Folklore Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 10 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)10-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences17-
Education [+] 70 completers-
Education12-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration18$107,400
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration20-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods2-
Reading Teacher Education4-
Education (other)14-
Engineering [+] 58 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering20-
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering10-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering15-
Materials Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering9-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 29 completers-
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature6-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
German Language and Literature1-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)10-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Legal Studies [+] 2 completers-
Law2-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies0-
English Language and Literature [+] 8 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 118 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology11-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology48-
Immunology12-
Pharmacology8-
Biostatistics8-
Bioinformatics10-
Epidemiology3-
Neuroscience12-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 18 completers-
Mathematics8-
Applied Mathematics6-
Statistics4-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 5 completers-
Philosophy2-
Religion/Religious Studies3-
Physical Sciences [+] 49 completers-
Chemistry31-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics16-
Psychology [+] 12 completers-
Psychology0-
Developmental and Child Psychology4-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)8-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 17 completers-
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Work17-
Social Sciences [+] 46 completers-
Anthropology3-
Archeology2-
Criminology0-
Demography and Population Studies1-
Economics0-
Applied Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics27-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology7-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 8 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5-
Music3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 53 completers-
Dentistry2$70,500
Health/Health Care Administration/Management2-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse25-
Nurse Anesthetist24-
Business [+] 15 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management3-
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Accounting1-
Finance2-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)5-
Marketing/Marketing Management4-
History [+] 11 completers-
History9-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology1-
History (other)1-
Total555
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 123 completers-
123-
Legal Studies [+] 256 completers-
Law256-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 317 completers-
Dentistry161$70,500
Medicine156-
Total696
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 25 completers-
Architecture0-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning20-
Environmental Design/Architecture4-
Landscape Architecture0-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation0-
Education [+] 0 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Engineering Technology [+] 19 completers-
Engineering Design19-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 8 completers-
Historic Preservation and Conservation0-
Computational Science8-
Anthrozoology0-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Physics (other)0-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
Public Policy Analysis4-
Social Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Geography (other)3-
Political Science and Government (other)1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Graphic Design1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 17 completers-
Endodontics/Endodontology0-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery0-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics0-
Periodontics/Periodontology0-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management6-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (other)7-
Medical Scientist0-
Medical Informatics0-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)4-
Business [+] 27 completers-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management2-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce0-
Accounting and Finance0-
Public Finance0-
Real Estate25-
Insurance0-
Total105
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Physics (other)3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology0-
Endodontics/Endodontology1-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery0-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology1-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics2-
Periodontics/Periodontology1-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Medical Scientist1-
Medical Informatics5-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics0-
Total14

Graduate Student Population at UPenn

For academic year 2021-2022, total 16,746 students enrolled into University of Pennsylvania graduate schools where it has total 28,038 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 12,924 full-time and 3,822 part-time graduate students. By gender, 7,333 male and 9,413 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total16,7467,3339,413
Full-time12,9245,7977,127
Part-tme3,8221,5362,286
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 6,178 White (36.89%), 965 Black/African American (5.76%), 1,084 Hispanic (6.47%), 2,598 Asian (15.51%), and 5,921 students with other races. 4,873 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total16,7467,3339,413
American Indian/Native American1138
Asian2,5981,1701,428
Black/African American965332633
Hispanic1,084476608
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander303
White6,1782,6543,524
Two More353135218
Un-Known681256425
Non-resident Alien4,8732,3072,566
University of Pennsylvania offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,303 graduate students (13.75% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,836 graduate students (10.96% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total16,746
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,303
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,836
Not in Online Courses12,607
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Pennsylvania. 5,053 students are aged 20 to 24 (30.17% of total students), 5 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 363 students are aged above 50 (2.17%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Pennsylvania.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total16,7467,3339,413
Age 18-19532
Age 20-2122267155
Age 22-244,8311,9052,926
Age 25-296,8063,0503,756
Age 30-342,7551,3571,398
Age 35-39976460516
Age 40-49788344444
Age 50-64337137200
Over 64261016

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