The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • UPenn has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,042) than Harvard University ($53,968).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than UPenn.
  • Harvard University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,515) than UPenn (1,505).
  • Both Harvard University and UPenn have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • Harvard University has more students with 31,566 students while UPenn has 25,860 students.
  • Harvard University has more full-time faculties with 2,155 faculties while UPenn has 2,129 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Harvard University and University of Pennsylvania.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Harvard UniversityUPenn
Harvard Universityvs.UPenn
Cambridge, MassachusettsLocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$53,968Tuition & Fees$60,042
43% ($47,145)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)52% ($40,420)
$47,145Average Amount of Financial Aid$40,420
5.16 %Acceptance Rates9.30 %
82.82 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)65.37 %
1,515SAT Score1,505
34ACT Score34
97 %Graduation Rate96 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
99 %Retention Rate98 %
31,566Student Population25,860
2,155Number of Faculties2,129
7 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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