College Factual produces its Best Quality Schools rankings on a yearly basis to recognize those graduate schools that provide an excellent educational experience and are dedicated to helping their students succeed. Factors that go into these rankings include how much money students make after graduation, the number of FTE students per instructor, and how much debt students take on to attend the school.
University of Pennsylvania landed the #6 spot in College Factual's 2023 Best Master's Degree Schools in the U.S. ranking out of a pool of 1151 colleges and universities that were eligible for this year's ranking. This places the school in the Top 1% of the country for overall quality. For this achievement, UPenn received one of this year's Best Master's Schools badges.
For the Best Master's Degree Schools in Pennsylvania, UPenn came in at #1.
There were 676 college and universities analyzed in the 2023 Best Doctorate Schools in the United States ranking, and UPenn took the #6 spot on the list. This places the school in the Top 1% of the country for overall quality. UPenn was awarded this year's Best Doctorate Schools badge for this accomplishment.
In addition, UPenn took the #2 spot for Best Doctorate Degree Schools in Pennsylvania.
The total graduate student population at UPenn is made up of 55.4% women and 44.6% men. Note that these percentages may differ for certain degree programs.
About 29.9% of the graduate students who attend UPenn are from a racial-ethnic minority group*. Americans aren't the only ones who appreciate the graduate programs at UPenn. Around 25.1% of graduate students are international. The chart below shows the breakdown of graduate student demographics at the school. You can click on it for a more detailed view.
The average tuition and fees for graduate students is shown below.
Graduate students earning a master's degree from UPenn enter careers with an average starting salary of $90,142. Chalk that up in the win column since that salary is 54% higher than the national average of $58,425.
Doctorate degree recipients from UPenn earn an average salary of $97,555 during the early years of their career. That's pretty good comparatively. In fact, it is 30% higher than the national average of $75,260.
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Contact details for UPenn are given below.
|Address:||34Th & Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303|
Around 73.7% of UPenn graduate students took at least one course online during the 2019-2020 academic year. For that same period, 44.2% of grad students took all of their classes online.
The only degree programs listed here are those in which master’s degrees were awarded in 2020-2021.
|Master’s Degree Program||Annual Graduates|
|Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences||16|
|Architectural Sciences & Technology||164|
|Biomathematics & Bioinformatics||15|
|Business Administration & Management||465|
|Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences||2|
|Child Development & Psychology||64|
|Classical Languages & Literature||1|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||84|
|Communication & Media Studies||15|
|Computer Information Systems||365|
|Computer Software & Applications||19|
|Demography & Population Studies||3|
|East Asian Languages||17|
|Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology||23|
|Finance & Financial Management||303|
|Fine & Studio Arts||21|
|General English Literature||15|
|Geography & Cartography||13|
|Geological & Earth Sciences||8|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||102|
|Human Resource Management||50|
|Instructional Media Design||35|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||22|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||4|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||363|
|Mental & Social Health Services||16|
|Middle Eastern Semitic Languages||3|
|Natural Resources Conservation||78|
|Non-Professional General Legal Studies||28|
|Other Health Professions||27|
|Pharmacology & Toxicology||1|
|Political Science & Government||8|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||41|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||80|
|Teaching English or French||71|
Just like the master’s degree programs, only programs that had doctorate degrees awarded in 2020-2021 are shown here.
|Doctorate Degree Program||Annual Graduates|
|Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology||11|
|Biomathematics & Bioinformatics||18|
|Business Administration & Management||3|
|Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences||48|
|Child Development & Psychology||12|
|Classical Languages & Literature||2|
|Communication & Media Studies||10|
|Computer Information Systems||17|
|Demography & Population Studies||1|
|East Asian Languages||4|
|Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology||3|
|Finance & Financial Management||2|
|Fine & Studio Arts||5|
|General English Literature||8|
|Geological & Earth Sciences||2|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||2|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||10|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||5|
|Microbiological Sciences & Immunology||12|
|Middle Eastern Semitic Languages||2|
|Neurobiology & Neurosciences||12|
|Pharmacology & Toxicology||8|
|Political Science & Government||6|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||4|
|Urban & Regional Planning||1|
*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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