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 ($54,002).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than UPenn.
  • Harvard University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,505) than UPenn (1,505).
  • Both UPenn and Harvard University 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 - University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UPennHarvard University
UPennvs.Harvard University
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaLocationCambridge, Massachusetts
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)
$60,042Tuition & Fees$54,002
52% ($40,420)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)43% ($47,145)
$40,420Average Amount of Financial Aid$47,145
9.30 %Acceptance Rates5.16 %
65.37 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)82.82 %
1,505SAT Score1,515
34ACT Score34
96 %Graduation Rate97 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate99 %
25,860Student Population31,566
2,129Number of Faculties2,155
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 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
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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