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  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • UPenn has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,584) than Princeton University ($50,340).
  • It is harder to admit to Princeton University than UPenn.
  • Princeton University has higher submitted SAT score (1,485) than UPenn (1,485).
  • UPenn has higher submitted ACT score (102) than Princeton University (101).
  • UPenn has more students with 25,367 students while Princeton University has 8,273 students.
  • UPenn has more full-time faculties with 1,417 faculties while Princeton University has 966 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University.
UPennvs.Princeton University
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaLocationPrinceton, New Jersey
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
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$55,584Tuition & Fees$50,340
6,150 (52.49%)Number Receiving Financial Aid3,194 (59.21%)
$40,420Average Amount of Financial Aid$50,655
9.30 %Acceptance Rates6.41 %
65.37 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)65.63 %
1,485SAT Score1,505
102ACT Score101
96 %Graduation Rate97 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate98 %
25,367Student Population8,273
1,417Number of Faculties966
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio5 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services