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 15,397 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 26,552 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 15,397 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 26,552 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 348 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 4 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$42,932
Student Population15,397
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs348 graduate programs
(4 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)4 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 $19,204 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $27,247 (public) / $20,510 (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$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$20,000$22,141
Public$20,058$27,247
Private$20,510
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 268 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, 5,686 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 Degree14644,289
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship761589
Doctor's degree - other50691
Post Bachelor's Degree33195
Post Master's Degree8022
Total26865,686
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Pennsylvania by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning program with 23 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 351 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 258 completers.
University of Pennsylvania offers 268 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 5,686 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 4,289 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 691 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 95 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 22 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 [+] 83 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation5-
Environmental Studies74-
Environmental Science4-
Natural Resources Management and Policy0-
Architecture [+] 170 completers-
Architecture3$53,200
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning2$53,600
Landscape Architecture0-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology165-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
Asian Studies/Civilization1-
African-American/Black Studies3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 12 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)12-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 338 completers$103,600
Computer and Information Sciences164$103,600
Artificial Intelligence77-
Computer Science91-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration6-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications0-
Education [+] 463 completers$52,100
Education157$52,100
Curriculum and Instruction7-
Educational Leadership and Administration48$50,600
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration35-
Educational/Instructional Technology18-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods21-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education21-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0$46,600
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching37$52,900
Elementary Education and Teaching11-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education17-
Mathematics Teacher Education4-
Reading Teacher Education15-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education10-
Social Studies Teacher Education9-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor44-
Education (other)8-
Engineering [+] 294 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering28-
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering32-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering90-
Materials Engineering49-
Mechanical Engineering52$73,800
Systems Engineering42-
Geological/Geophysical Engineering1-
Engineering (other)0-
Engineering Technology [+] 29 completers-
Engineering Design18-
Nanotechnology11-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 37 completers-
Linguistics1-
Comparative Literature11-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics15-
German Language and Literature3-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)6-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Legal Studies [+] 28 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies28-
English Language and Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 28 completers$45,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies28$45,500
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 89 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology1-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology5-
Immunology0-
Pharmacology1-
Biostatistics6-
Bioinformatics0-
Biotechnology40-
Environmental Biology4-
Epidemiology28-
Neuroscience0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 42 completers-
Mathematics10-
Applied Mathematics11-
Financial Mathematics1-
Applied Mathematics (other)0-
Statistics20-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 136 completers-
Historic Preservation and Conservation0-
Behavioral Sciences63-
International/Global Studies63$181,700
Computational Science6-
Sustainability Studies4-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy2-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
Physical Sciences [+] 50 completers-
Chemistry27-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science4-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)4-
Physics14-
Psychology [+] 181 completers-
Psychology48-
Developmental and Child Psychology55-
Experimental Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)6-
Counseling Psychology72-
Human Services [+] 255 completers-
Public Administration62$67,000
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Work193$45,000
Social Sciences [+] 63 completers-
Anthropology1-
Archeology0-
Criminology12-
Demography and Population Studies4-
Economics0-
Applied Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics15-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography22-
Political Science and Government5-
Sociology4-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 26 completers-
Design and Applied Arts (other)0-
Fine/Studio Arts14-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation10-
Music2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 592 completers-
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology3-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management100$162,800
Medical Scientist25-
Environmental Health0-
Public Health (other)60-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics31-
0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0$104,400
Nursing Administration7-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing1-
Nurse Anesthetist0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing29-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing5-
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery16-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing57-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing30-
Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing195-
Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing0-
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing16-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)17$197,100
Business [+] (2 completers) 1,232 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management289$165,700
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management56-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)14-
Accounting22-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies217$155,300
Finance253$183,600
Organizational Behavior Studies41-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Management Information Systems0-
Management Science247$181,500
Actuarial Science0-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)35-
Marketing/Marketing Management43$134,000
Real Estate15$158,000
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations0-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology0-
History (other)0-
Total4,289
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 5 completers-
Architecture2-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning3-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
Asian Studies/Civilization2-
African-American/Black Studies0-
Folklore Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 13 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)13-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences15-
Education [+] 86 completers-
Education16-
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Educational Leadership and Administration28$107,400
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration21-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods2-
Reading Teacher Education1-
Education (other)15-
Engineering [+] 63 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering15-
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering16-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering16-
Materials Engineering9-
Mechanical Engineering7-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 34 completers-
Linguistics12-
Comparative Literature3-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
German Language and Literature3-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)7-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Legal Studies [+] 6 completers-
Law6-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies0-
English Language and Literature [+] 8 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 113 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology16-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology46-
Immunology9-
Pharmacology9-
Biostatistics5-
Bioinformatics6-
Epidemiology4-
Neuroscience12-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 20 completers-
Mathematics8-
Applied Mathematics6-
Statistics6-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 11 completers-
Philosophy10-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
Physical Sciences [+] 46 completers-
Chemistry27-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics17-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology0-
Developmental and Child Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)9-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 14 completers-
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Work14-
Social Sciences [+] 51 completers-
Anthropology6-
Archeology0-
Criminology5-
Demography and Population Studies5-
Economics0-
Applied Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics17-
Political Science and Government10-
Sociology8-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 7 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Music4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 52 completers-
Dentistry3$70,500
Health/Health Care Administration/Management3-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse18-
Nurse Anesthetist28-
Business [+] 17 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management5-
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Accounting1-
Finance5-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)5-
Marketing/Marketing Management1-
History [+] 17 completers-
History8-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology5-
History (other)4-
Total589
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 119 completers-
119-
Legal Studies [+] 258 completers-
Law258-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 314 completers-
Dentistry154$70,500
Medicine160-
Total691
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 33 completers-
Architecture1-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning23-
Environmental Design/Architecture2-
Landscape Architecture3-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation3-
Education [+] 0 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Engineering Technology [+] 7 completers-
Engineering Design7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Historic Preservation and Conservation0-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Physics (other)1-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Public Policy Analysis1-
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Geography (other)5-
Political Science and Government (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Graphic Design0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 24 completers-
Endodontics/Endodontology0-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery0-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics0-
Periodontics/Periodontology0-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management10-
Medical Scientist1-
Medical Informatics6-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing4-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)3-
Business [+] 17 completers-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce0-
Accounting and Finance0-
Public Finance1-
Real Estate16-
Insurance0-
Total95
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology0-
Endodontics/Endodontology7-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery3-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology2-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics4-
Periodontics/Periodontology3-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)2-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics1-
Total22

Graduate Student Population at UPenn

For academic year 2021-2022, total 15,397 students enrolled into University of Pennsylvania graduate schools where it has total 26,552 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 11,825 full-time and 3,572 part-time graduate students. By gender, 6,868 male and 8,529 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
Total15,3976,8688,529
Full-time11,8255,4566,369
Part-tme3,5721,4122,160
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 6,439 White (41.82%), 918 Black/African American (5.96%), 893 Hispanic (5.80%), 2,261 Asian (14.68%), and 4,886 students with other races. 3,859 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total15,3976,8688,529
American Indian/Native American15312
Asian2,2611,0171,244
Black/African American918337581
Hispanic893388505
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White6,4392,8083,631
Two More510230280
Un-Known499214285
Non-resident Alien3,8591,8701,989
University of Pennsylvania offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 6,806 graduate students (44.20% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 4,544 graduate students (29.51% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total15,397
Enrolled Online Exclusively6,806
Enrolled Some Online Courses4,544
Not in Online Courses4,047
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Pennsylvania. 4,409 students are aged 20 to 24 (28.64% of total students), 3 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 389 students are aged above 50 (2.53%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Pennsylvania.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total15,3976,8688,529
Age 18-19312
Age 20-2119976123
Age 22-244,2101,7072,503
Age 25-296,4282,9193,509
Age 30-342,4461,2051,241
Age 35-39927457470
Age 40-49795351444
Age 50-64356131225
Over 64332112

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