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 Harvard University ($55,587).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than UPenn.
  • Harvard University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,525) than UPenn (1,525).
  • Harvard University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than UPenn (34).
  • Harvard University has more students with 30,391 students while UPenn has 26,552 students.
  • UPenn has more full-time faculties with 2,248 faculties while Harvard University has 2,120 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
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$55,587
51% ($44,232)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)42% ($52,257)
$44,232Average Amount of Financial Aid$52,257
9.30 %Acceptance Rates5.16 %
65.37 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)82.82 %
1,525SAT Score1,530
34ACT Score35
96 %Graduation Rate98 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate76 %
26,552Student Population30,391
2,248Number of Faculties2,120
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio5 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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