UPenn Living Expenses and How it Measures up
Room, board, and other charges may add up to a lot. Exactly how much does UPenn request for these needs, and just how does it compare to other schools?
Here's What Sleeping and Eating is Going to Cost You
University of Pennsylvania offers students separate housing and dining options. The on-campus housing expense for any average student was $9,820 in 2018 - 2019, and the price of a typical meal plan was $5,246.
The next table outlines average prices at University of Pennsylvania both for on-campus and off-campus housing, meal plans and additional charges.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$15,066||$15,066|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,835||$1,835|
|Books and Supplies||$1,280||$1,280|
Total of $82,202 in Living Costs Over 4 Years
On-campus housing and dining at UPenn have changed an average of 3.9% for each year of the past five years. If existing trends in housing and meal expenses carry on, we predict current incoming first years to be charged $19,491 for their first year of school. Students obtaining their associates degree might spend close to $20,181 in their last year, while those pursuing a bachelor's degree will likely pay $20,895 for their last year.
The room and board total over four years will be $82,202; for just two years it will be $39,672.
Details on Your Campus Living Situation and Meal Plan
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||6,600|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||N/A|
Expensive to Live On Campus
With room, board, books, supplies and other expenses for on-campus students totaling $18,181, University of Pennsylvania is much higher than the national average of $14,614.