Students (Fall 2022)






Total Students


Full-time Undergraduate


Full-time Graduate/Professional

Undergraduate Admissions (Fall 2022)

Penn received 54,588 applications for admission to the Class of 2026. Of those applicants, 3,549, or 6 percent, were offered admission. Ninety-four percent of the students admitted for Fall 2022 came from the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class. The middle 50% of scores, as well as the median scores, on each of the two SAT components, are as follows:

  • SAT Evidence-based Reading + Writing component: 730 to 780, with a median of 760
  • SAT Math component: 770 to 800, with a median of 790



Students matriculated into this year's freshman class.

Undergraduate Graduation Rate


6-year graduation rate for all Penn undergraduates.


Penn undergraduates who are underrepresented minorities.


Recipients of Pell grants.

Celebrating community at Penn’s 267th Commencement

Thousands of students and their biggest supporters—those who President Liz Magill described as ‘force multipliers’—flooded campus for a sunny ceremony for the ages.

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commencement at franklin field

Internationalism (Fall 2022)

A total of 12,222 international students applied for admission to Penn’s undergraduate schools for Fall 2022 and 431 (3.5 percent) received admissions offers. Thirteen percent of the first-year class is international students. Penn had 6,931 international students enrolled at all levels in Fall 2022.


map of the world

Of the international students enrolled in the Class of 2026


from Africa and the Middle East.


from Asia.


from Australia and the Pacific.


from Canada and Mexico.


from Central and South America and the Caribbean.


from Europe.

Study Abroad


among the Ivy League schools in number of students studying abroad.


nationwide among doctoral/research institutions in number of students studying abroad, according to the most recent data (Institute of International Education, 2020).


Penn US Citizen and Permanent Resident students participated in study abroad programs for academic credit in 2019-2020.


Countries in which Penn undergraduate and graduate/professional students earned academic credit in academic year 2019-2020.

Diversity (Fall 2022)


of the Class of 2026 identify as Black, Hispanic, Asian, or Native American.


of all currently enrolled students are women.

Penn Today

Virtual reality in an ancient world

Students create films to document the reimagining of the Penn Museum’s Ancient Egypt and Nubia galleries.

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vr in the penn museum

Undergraduate School Populations (Fall 2022)

The College of Arts and Sciences 7,135

School of Engineering and Applied Science 1,777

School of Nursing 580

The Wharton School 1,758


Graduate School Populations (Fall 2022)

Annenberg School for Communication 68

School of Arts and Sciences 2,168

School of Dental Medicine 789

Weitzman School of Design 768

Graduate School of Education 1,664

School of Engineering and Applied Science 4,140

Carey Law School 993

Perelman School of Medicine 2,122

School of Nursing 607

School of Social Policy & Practice 663

School of Veterinary Medicine 571

The Wharton School 2,398


Caring for the campus landscape with an ecological mindset

The Ecological Landscape Stewardship Plan offers a framework for the Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services to design, maintain, and celebrate the beauty of the campus landscape with an emphasis on its role as a balanced ecological system.

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garden out side of penn library

Athletics and Recreation

A charter member of the Ivy League, Penn offers intercollegiate competition for men in 17 sports, including baseball, basketball, cross country, fencing, football, sprint football, golf, lacrosse, heavyweight rowing, lightweight rowing, soccer, squash, swimming, diving, tennis, indoor track, outdoor track, and wrestling. It offers intercollegiate competition for women in 16 sports, including basketball, cross country, field hockey, fencing, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, and diving, tennis, indoor track, outdoor track, and volleyball. During the 2021-22 academic year, there were 2,000 team members participating in 17 leagues and tournaments. 1,126 students were members of 35 active club sports.




team members participating in 17 intramural leagues and special events.
sophia, the penn quaker, sitting in the palestra

Inside the Quaker’s head

Sophia Zehler earned her master’s degree from the Fels Institute of Government. The first-generation Cuban American also spent the year as Penn’s mascot, 她的第三个吉祥物在五年.


Faculty (Fall 2021)

  • Standing 2,749
  • Associated 2,344
  • Total 5,093
  • Academic Support Staff 1,961
  • The student-faculty ratio 6:1

Members of distinction of the faculty, active and emeritus

  • Members of the Academy of Arts and Sciences 106
  • Members of the National Academy of Medicine
  • Members of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Members of the American Philosophical Society
  • Guggenheim Fellowships
  • Members of the National Academy of Engineering


In the past two decades, the faculty has been home to:

  • MacArthur Award recipients
  • National Medal of Science recipient 1
  • Nobel Prize recipient
  • Pulitzer Prize recipients 4

Staff (as of November 2021)

  • Total regular workforce of faculty and staff 18,000
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System workforce, including the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 28,443
  • House staff of the University of Pennsylvania Health System 1,314


  • Total undergraduate majors currently being pursued 91 (Fall 2021)
  • Traditional undergraduates pursuing individualized majors 3

Libraries (AY2023)

  • Books volumes (print) 6.50 million
  • Microform items 4.27 million
  • Serials received 337,130
  • E-books 2.74 million
  • E-journals 335,914
  • Digitized images 5.19 million
  • Audio/video tapes, CDs, and DVDs 123,868

Campus Size (Fall 2022)

college hall in summer

West Philadelphia campus: 299 acres, 220 buildings (excluding hospital).

new bolton center

New Bolton Center: 694 acres, 114 buildings.

morris arboretum

Morris Arboretum: 92 acres, 32 buildings.

Fundraising (Fiscal Year 2022)

  • Endowment $20.72 billion
  • Voluntary support $710.9 million
  • Contributions given by 148,028 individuals $462.9 million
  • Gifts from foundations and associations $186.0 million
  • Gifts from corporations $98.3 million

Sponsored Projects (Nov. 2022)

  • in Awards $1.47 billion
  • Awards 9,973
  • Projects submitted 4,680
  • Principal investigators that had a submitted project 1,901

Powerful Research (2022)

  • Research centers and institutes 182
  • Research faculty 5,000
  • Postdoctoral fellows 1,300
  • Academic support staff and graduate student trainees 5,700
  • Research budget $1.1 billion

Tuition, Annual Budget, and Payroll


Undergraduate tuition and fees for the academic year 2022-23


Room and board fees for the academic year 2022-23


Total university budget (GAAP reporting basis) (fiscal year 2023)


Budgeted payroll (including benefits) (fiscal year 2023)

Community Service

Nearly 14,000 University students, faculty, and staff participate in more than 300 Penn volunteer and community service programs and more than 70 academically based community service courses that are taught each year. Community service at Penn is primarily coordinated by Civic House (student volunteerism and advocacy), Fox Leadership, the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships (coordinates academically based community service), and Penn VIPS (Volunteers in Public Service—faculty and staff volunteers), which is a part of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships.

Netter Center for Community Partnerships



University students, faculty, and staff participate in more than 300 Penn volunteer and community service programs and more than 70 academically based community service courses that are taught each year.