Next list compare two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information in full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • UPenn has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,584) than Harvard University ($50,420).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than UPenn.
  • Harvard University has higher submitted SAT score (1,485) than UPenn (1,485).
  • Both UPenn and Harvard University have the same submitted ACT scores (102).
  • Harvard University has more students with 31,120 students while UPenn has 25,367 students.
  • Harvard University has more full-time faculties with 1,759 faculties while UPenn has 1,417 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Pennsylvania and Harvard 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)
$55,584Tuition & Fees$50,420
6,150 (52.49%)Number Receiving Financial Aid4,311 (43.26%)
$40,420Average Amount of Financial Aid$47,145
9.30 %Acceptance Rates5.16 %
65.37 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)82.82 %
1,485SAT Score1,520
102ACT Score102
96 %Graduation Rate96 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate98 %
25,367Student Population31,120
1,417Number of Faculties1,759
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