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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

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TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$69,340
Tuition and Fees
$51,464
Room and Board
$14,536
Books and Supplies
$1,280
Other Expenses
$2,060
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailsfsmail@sfs.upenn.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003378
Free
Institution's own form 
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional
Business/Farm Supplement 

PROFILE OF 2015-16 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,367 (57.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,131 (82.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,131 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,131 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$47,992
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,112 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $45,711
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,131 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,130
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based GiftNot reported
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants4,879 (51.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need4,493 (92.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid4,493 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met4,493 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$46,707
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,445 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $43,899
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,493 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,030
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based GiftNot reported
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
31%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$24,536
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans, Supplemental third-party loans (guaranteed by institution)
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableNone
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.79 4.27 720 699 32
Low 2.00 2.40 410 460 18
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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