University of Pennsylvania

UPenn Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the typical college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the UPenn diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

UPenn Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of Pennsylvania?

UPenn total enrollment is approximately 26,552 students. 9,960 are undergraduates and 11,825 are graduate students.

UPenn Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UPenn undergraduate population is made up of 54% women, and 46% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UPenn Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,618
Asian 2,438
International 1,288
Hispanic 1,028
Black or African American 758
Multi-Ethnic 489
Unknown 323
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

UPenn Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 54% of full-time grad students are women, and 46% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UPenn Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,713
International 3,404
Asian 1,632
Hispanic 715
Black or African American 682
Multi-Ethnic 394
Unknown 271
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

UPenn Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 10,691
International 5,183
Asian 4,877
Hispanic 2,009
Black or African American 1,808
Multi-Ethnic 1,076
Unknown 870
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 9

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Pennsylvania Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 12,216
Black or African American 2,218
Asian 2,184
Multi-Ethnic 228
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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UPenn Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 14,719 female students and 11,833 male students at UPenn.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UPenn is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.79 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 10,053 female teachers and 8,701 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

76.43% Out of State
12.67% Out of the Country

UPenn ranks 42 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

76.43% of UPenn students come from out of state, and 12.67% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  98 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 47 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Pennsylvania 442
New York 297
New Jersey 252
California 244
Maryland 97

International Students at UPenn

Students from 138 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at UPenn.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
38.66% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  80.78 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UPenn, 38.66% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
25-29 6,210
20-21 5,261
22-24 5,116
18-19 4,546
35 and over 2,070
30-34 1,883
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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