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 four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • UPenn has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,710) than Cornell University ($61,015).
  • It is harder to admit to UPenn than Cornell University.
  • UPenn has a higher submitted SAT score (1,525) than Cornell University (1,505).
  • Both UPenn and Cornell University have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • UPenn has more students with 26,552 students while Cornell University has 23,620 students.
  • UPenn has more full-time faculties with 2,248 faculties while Cornell University has 1,858 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UPennCornell University
UPennvs.Cornell University
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaLocationIthaca, New York
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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)
$61,710Tuition & Fees$61,015
51% ($44,232)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)47% ($49,149)
$44,232Average Amount of Financial Aid$49,149
9.30 %Acceptance Rates12.67 %
65.37 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)56.17 %
1,525SAT Score1,505
34ACT Score34
96 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate96 %
26,552Student Population23,620
2,248Number of Faculties1,858
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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