$49,220

Tuition

$74,408

Cost of Attendance

$26,266

Net Price

University of Pennsylvania Tuition and Fees

University of Pennsylvania is known for offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in a variety of streams, providing excellent training to students. Compared to the tuition fees charged at most institutions, the expense of education at UP is quite moderate. As per the 2020 - 2021 official information, the average cost for the undergraduate courses offered at the university adds up to about $57,770, which includes the total tuition fees and other expenses. While housing costs $16,190, the charges for books and supplies and other expenses stand at $1,358 and $1,946, respectively.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$55,584$55,584
Book & Supplies$1,318$1,318
Room & Board cost$15,616$15,616
Other Expenses$1,890$1,890
Total Cost of Attendance$74,408$74,408

Coming to the cost of attendance, students need to understand that the tuition fee is just a single aspect of the expenses that come under the overall cost of attending the university. There are several other expenses that are involved in the cost of attending the university, which primarily includes housing, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living. The total tuition and fees for students attending University of Pennsylvania come out to be around $57,770 per year. Other than that, they will need to shell out an amount of $1,358 for books and supplies, $15,298 for room and boarding charges, and $1,946 toward other expenses on average in a year. Hence, based on this information, the overall cost of attending the university adds up to around $76,372 per year.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$26,266

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$4,440

$30,001 to $48,000

$5,305

$48,001 to $75,000

$12,552

$75,001 to $110,000

$21,496

$110,000+

$41,033

The net price of attending University of Pennsylvania is nothing but the actual amount that the students are required to pay in a year. It depends upon the annual family income of the applicant. Generally, the higher the family income of the candidate, the higher is the net amount to be paid. So, it all essentially depends on the family income bracket of the student. At UP, the average net price is estimated to be around $24,771. The net price for students with an annual family income below $30,000 is reported to be around $3,181. For the individuals who come under the $30,001-$48,000 income category, the net cost is $4,833. Meanwhile, the net price stands at $12,752 for the $48,001-$75,000 income bracket and at $20,632 for an income between $75,001 and $110,000. This amount adds up to $41,421 for students whose annual family income is more than $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$55,584$55,584
Room & Board Cost$15,616$15,616
Total Tuition & Fees$71,200$71,200

At University of Pennsylvania, the estimated tuition and fees for candidates who have enrolled in undergraduate programs are $57,770 per year. Moreover, the applicants must also pay an amount of $15,298 towards room and boarding charges. In this way, for one year, the total cost for undergraduate students comes to around $76,372.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$34,882$34,882
Fees$3,748$3,748

Moving on to the tuition and fees charged for students who wish to join postgraduate programs offered at UP, the amount stands at $40,182 per year. Of this amount, $36,254 accounts for the graduate tuition and the remaining $3,928 for the graduation fees.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$1,716
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$1,751

The graduate and undergraduate courses have a varying cost per credit hour – which is the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend UP. The 2019-2020 fee structure places the cost per credit hour for graduate courses at $669 and the undergraduate cost per credit hour at $444.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$15,616$15,616
Other Expense$1,890$1,890
Book & Supplies$1,318$1,318

As far as the housing and related charges at UP are concerned, these expenses vary depending on whether the candidate chooses to live on-campus or off-campus. Students have to pay $18,136 per year for on-campus housing and $16,352 a year for off-campus lodging facilities. Besides, on-campus candidates will have to pay about $16,190 toward room and boarding charges. On the other hand, off-campus students will be required to pay an amount of $14,406. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $1,358. Apart from these, the other expenses that a candidate needs to plan for add up to around $1,946.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$15,616

Off Campus

$15,616

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$1,890

Off Campus

$1,890

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,318

Off Campus

$1,318

As far as the housing and related charges at UP are concerned, these expenses vary depending on whether the candidate chooses to live on-campus or off-campus. Students have to pay $18,136 per year for on-campus housing and $16,352 a year for off-campus lodging facilities. Besides, on-campus candidates will have to pay about $16,190 toward room and boarding charges. On the other hand, off-campus students will be required to pay an amount of $14,406. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $1,358. Apart from these, the other expenses that a candidate needs to plan for add up to around $1,946.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters $55,584 NA
Post Graduate Certificate $55,584 NA
Doctorate $55,584 NA

University of Pennsylvania offers 4 online programs across 3 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

As per official data, the current projected cost for a four-year bachelor's degree, along with the living expenses, at the university is estimated to be around $384,982. For undergraduate students, the total expenses added up to $24,771 in 2018-2019, $26,266 in 2017-2018, and $24,539 in 2016-2017.

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