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University of Pennsylvania

1 College Hall, Room 100, Philadelphia, PA 19104 | (215) 898-5000

 

Overview

 

University of Pennsylvania is a private institution that was founded in 1740. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,019, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 302 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Pennsylvania’s ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 8. Its tuition and fees are $53,534 (2017-18).

 

The University of Pennsylvania, located in Philadelphia, was founded by Benjamin Franklin. The Penn Quakers have more than 25 NCAA Division I sports that compete in the Ivy League, and are noted for successful basketball and lacrosse teams. Penn offers housing in more than 10 College Houses, but many students live in the numerous off-campus apartments and houses available. More than 25 percent of the student body is involved in Greek life, which encompasses nearly 50 fraternities and sororities. The school also offers a number of clubs and organizations, ranging from performance groups like the Latin & Ballroom Dance club to student publications such as the Penn Political Review. Penn works closely with the West Philadelphia area through community service and advocacy groups.

 

Penn has 12 schools: Five offer undergraduate and graduate studies, and seven offer only graduate studies. Penn’s highly ranked graduate programs include its Wharton School, School of Education, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Law Schooland School of Medicine. Penn’s other notable graduate programs include its School of Design and School of Dental Medicine. Penn, though secular, has a strong religious life with its Hillel for Jewish students, Penn Newman Catholic Center and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. More than 2,500 students each year participate in international study programs offered in more than 50 countries around the world. Notable Penn alumni include singer John Legend, poet William Carlos Williams and President Donald Trump.

Student Life

 

University of Pennsylvania has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,019, with a gender distribution of 50 percent male students and 50 percent female students. At this school, 54 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 42 percent of students live off campus. In sports, University of Pennsylvania is part of the NCAA I.

Campus Services

 

University of Pennsylvania offers a number of student services, including nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance. University of Pennsylvania also offers campus safety and security services like 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.). Of the students at University of Pennsylvania, 3 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Pennsylvania.

Campus Safety

 

Campus safety data were reported by the institution to the U.S. Department of Education and have not been independently verified. The numbers for criminal offenses reflect reports of alleged offenses to campus security and/or law enforcement authorities, not necessarily prosecutions or convictions. Experts advise prospective students and their families to do their own research to evaluate the safety of a campus as well as the surrounding area.

Criminal Offenses — On-Campus
Criminal Offenses — On-Campus 2013 2014 2015
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter
0
0
0
Negligent manslaughter
0
0
0
Rape
N/A
9
10
Incest
N/A
0
0
Statutory Rape
N/A
0
0
Fondling
N/A
4
3
Sex offenses – Forcible
17
N/A
N/A
Sex offenses – non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)
0
N/A
N/A
Robbery
6
6
5
Aggravated assault
3
8
4
Burglary
12
29
8
Motor vehicle theft
1
2
2
Arson
0
2
1
Criminal Offenses — On-Campus Student Housing Facility
Criminal Offenses — On-Campus Student Housing Facility 2013 2014 2015
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter
0
0
0
Negligent manslaughter
0
0
0
Rape
N/A
9
4
Incest
N/A
0
0
Statutory Rape
N/A
0
0
Fondling
N/A
3
1
Sex offenses – Forcible
9
N/A
N/A
Sex offenses – non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)
0
N/A
N/A
Robbery
0
0
0
Aggravated assault
0
3
0
Burglary
5
19
4
Motor vehicle theft
0
0
0
Arson
0
0
1
Arrests — Noncampus Building or Property
Arrests — Noncampus Building or Property 2013 2014 2015
Illegal weapons possession
0
0
0
Drug law violations
0
0
0
Liquor law violations
0
1
0
Arrests — On-Campus
Arrests — On-Campus 2013 2014 2015
Illegal weapons possession
1
0
1
Drug law violations
2
1
2
Liquor law violations
11
7
2
Arrests — On-Campus Student Housing Facility
Arrests — On-Campus Student Housing Facility 2013 2014 2015
Illegal weapons possession
0
0
0
Drug law violations
0
0
0
Liquor law violations
9
6
1
Criminal Offenses — Noncampus Building or Property
Criminal Offenses — Noncampus Building or Property 2013 2014 2015
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter
0
0
0
Negligent manslaughter
0
0
0
Rape
N/A
0
1
Incest
N/A
0
0
Statutory Rape
N/A
0
0
Fondling
N/A
0
0
Sex offenses – Forcible
1
N/A
N/A
Sex offenses – non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)
0
N/A
N/A
Robbery
0
0
0
Aggravated assault
0
0
1
Burglary
2
1
2
Motor vehicle theft
0
0
0
Arson
0
0
0

Ranking Indicators

 

University of Pennsylvania is ranked #8 in National Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank schools.

 

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