University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

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The University of Pennsylvania, located in urban Philadelphia, Penn., is a private institution founded in 1740 by Benjamin Franklin. The school offers several student activities. The Penn Quakers have more than 25 NCAA Division I sports that compete in the Ivy League and the Greek life is strong with numerous fraternities and sororities. The university offers several clubs and organizations and works closely with the west Philadelphia area through community service. William Henry Harrison, William Carlos Williams, and Donald Trump are among Penn’s distinguished alumni.

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Quick Facts


1 College Hall, Room 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1740

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
January 01 application deadline
10.4% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

Rolling Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$49,536 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

#1
Business
#27
Engineering
#4
Accounting
#8
Biomedical
#4
Entrepeneurship
#1
Finance
#2
Management
#4
International Business
#1
Insurance/Risk Management
#14
Materials
#17
Mechanical
#6
Management Information Systems
#1
Marketing
#6
Production/Operations Management
#3
Quantitative Analysis
#1
Real Estate
#14
Supply Chain Management

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

associate degree, terminal associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Engineering, other, American/united states studies/civilization, Human resources management/personnel administration, general, Speech communication and rhetoric, Criminology, African-american/black studies, Visual and performing arts, general, Retailing and retail operations, Architecture, Middle/near eastern and semitic languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Italian language and literature, Statistics, general, Environmental studies, Religion/religious studies, Public policy analysis, general, Psychology, general, Comparative literature, Philosophy, other, Chemical engineering, Sales, distribution, and marketing operations, general, Women's studies, Art history, criticism and conservation, Environmental/environmental health engineering, African studies, Legal professions and studies, other, East asian languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Biomedical sciences, general, International business/trade/commerce, English language and literature/letters, other, Biophysics, East asian studies, Insurance, Community health services/liaison/counseling, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Computer engineering, general, Humanities/humanistic studies, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Fine/studio arts, general, Elementary education and teaching, South asian studies, Music, general, Management sciences and quantitative methods, other, Romance languages, literatures, and linguistics, other, Economics, general, Actuarial science, Anthropology, History, other, Electrical and electronics engineering, Russian language and literature, Marketing/marketing management, general, Finance, general, French language and literature, Business administration, management and operations, other, English language and literature, general, Transportation/mobility management, Education, general, Biology/biological sciences, general, History, general, Urban studies/affairs, Systems engineering, E-commerce/electronic commerce, Bioinformatics, Film/cinema/video studies, Accounting, Real estate, Logic, Business administration and management, general, Natural sciences, History and philosophy of science and technology, Materials engineering, Biochemistry, Biological and biomedical sciences, other, Geology/earth science, general, Bioengineering and biomedical engineering, Mathematics, general, Linguistics, Mechanical engineering, International/global studies, Sociology, Latin american studies, Computer graphics, Political science and government, general, Civil engineering, general, Social sciences, general, International relations and affairs, Computer systems networking and telecommunications, Liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, Environmental design/architecture, Business/commerce, general, Jewish/judaic studies, German language and literature, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Spanish language and literature, Operations management and supervision, Health/health care administration/management, Cognitive science, Philosophy, Management information systems, general

Minors Offered

American/united states studies/civilization, Speech communication and rhetoric, African-american/black studies, Architecture, Middle/near eastern and semitic languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Italian language and literature, Statistics, general, Environmental studies, Religion/religious studies, Public policy analysis, general, Psychology, general, Comparative literature, Chemical engineering, Computer and information sciences, general, Women's studies, Art history, criticism and conservation, Environmental/environmental health engineering, African studies, Legal professions and studies, other, East asian languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, English language and literature/letters, other, Biophysics, East asian studies, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Computer engineering, general, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Fine/studio arts, general, South asian studies, Music, general, Romance languages, literatures, and linguistics, other, Economics, general, Actuarial science, Anthropology, History, other, Electrical and electronics engineering, Russian language and literature, Marketing/marketing management, general, French language and literature, English language and literature, general, Education, general, Biology/biological sciences, general, History, general, Urban studies/affairs, Systems engineering, Film/cinema/video studies, Logic, Business administration and management, general, History and philosophy of science and technology, Materials engineering, Biochemistry, Geology/earth science, general, Bioengineering and biomedical engineering, Mathematics, general, Linguistics, Mechanical engineering, Sociology, Latin american studies, Political science and government, general, International relations and affairs, Computer systems networking and telecommunications, Liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, Jewish/judaic studies, German language and literature, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Spanish language and literature, Health/health care administration/management, Cognitive science, Philosophy

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 9,746
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 9,437
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 309

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, model un, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, fencing, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 12 12 17
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 9 1 6
Aggravated assault 2 1 3
Burglary 18 21 12
Motor vehicle theft 1 0 1
Arson 1 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 8 9
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 5 12 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 1
Drug law violations 1 5 2
Liquor law violations 5 0 11
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 1 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 9
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.