The University of Pennsylvania by the numbers: enrollment, tuition, employment, faculty size, annual budget, and more.
Students (Fall 2022)
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
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.
Celebrating innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity
Penn marks the anniversary of Pennovation Works, the University’s business incubator and laboratory space, with a look at the evolution of the site, its research and commercialization achievements, and a glimpse into the future.
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.
The director of recreation and intercollegiate athletics discusses her journey from intern to AD, navigating sports during the pandemic, her goals as athletic director, and the everchanging world of college athletics.
Members of distinction of the faculty, active and emeritus
Members of the Academy of Arts and Sciences
Members of the National Academy of Medicine 124
Members of the National Academy of Sciences 51
Members of the American Philosophical Society 35
Guggenheim Fellowships 181
Members of the National Academy of Engineering
In the past two decades, the faculty has been home to:
MacArthur Award recipients 10
National Medal of Science recipient
Nobel Prize recipient 1
Pulitzer Prize recipients
Staff (as of November 2021)
Total regular workforce of faculty and staff
University of Pennsylvania Health System workforce, including the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
House staff of the University of Pennsylvania Health System
Total undergraduate majors currently being pursued
91 (Fall 2021)
Traditional undergraduates pursuing individualized majors
Books volumes (print)
Audio/video tapes, CDs, and DVDs
Campus Size (Fall 2022)
West Philadelphia campus: 299 acres, 220 buildings (excluding hospital).
New Bolton Center: 694 acres, 114 buildings.
Morris Arboretum: 92 acres, 32 buildings.
Fundraising (Fiscal Year 2022)
Contributions given by 148,028 individuals
Gifts from foundations and associations
Gifts from corporations
Sponsored Projects (Nov. 2022)
Principal investigators that had a submitted project
Powerful Research (2022)
Research centers and institutes
Academic support staff and graduate student trainees
Tuition, Annual Budget, and Payroll
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.