University of Pennsylvania (U Penn)

Philadelphia, PA

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U Penn Housing

  • On-Campus Housing Available
  • Freshmen Students Required to Live on Campus
  • Meal Service
  • Co-ed Dorms
  • Sorority Housing
  • Fraternity Housing
  • Single-Student Apartments
  • Married-Student Apartments
  • Special Housing for Disabled Students
Room & Board Expenses $12,368
Living On-Campus 62%
Living Off-Campus 38%

U Penn Ratings & Reviews

Overall College Life Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 8 Reviews

63% of students gave University of Pennsylvania 4 stars in College Life.

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 2009

College Life Rating

Penn has a pretty active social life. There are always lots of events on campus, and there are frat houses off campus. Spring Fling is a huge event in the spring that brings big name artists for the concert and is often the highlight of the year.

Alumnus - Grad Year 1986

College Life Rating

Penn was an excellent mix of smart kids who also knew how to have a good time. If you wanted to pledge a fraternity or sorority it was available, but not necessary to enjoying the school. As a student athlete, I appreciated the opportunity to compete and still be encouraged to focus on academics. It was a nice mix.

U Penn Campus Safety

Emergency Hotline
(215) 898-6600
Medical Center Emergency Department
(215) 746-3535
Campus Police
4040 Chestnut St Philadelphia, PA 19104

U Penn Athletics

Quick Facts
Team Mascot: Quakers
School Song: The Red and the Blue
School Colors: red and blue
Official Athletics Site:
Athletic Facilities baseball, basketball, football and soccer stadiums, boathouse, health and fitness center, softball field, squash and tennis courts, swimming pool, weight room, wrestling complex
Athletic Conferences: NAA, NCAA
Football: Ivy Group
Basketball: Ivy Group
Baseball: Ivy Group
Track: Ivy Group

Athletics Department at University of Pennsylvania

Athletic Director Name
Steve Bilsky
Athletic Department Email
Athletic Department Address
Director of Athletics, University of Pennsylvania, 235 33rd Street, Weightman Hall, Philadelphia, PA

U Penn Student Organizations

Greek Organizations
Number of Fraternities: 32
Number of Sororities: 14
Percentage of Men in Fraternities: 30%
Percentage of Women in Sororities: 27%
Military Programs
ROTC Air Force

Other Organizations

  • Academic Clubs
  • Business
  • Environmental
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Music Organizations (Band, Choir, etc.)
  • Political Activism
  • Theatre/Drama
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Religious Organizations
  • Minority Organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
  • Television Station

U Penn Student Services

Computer & Technological Services

  • Internet Access
  • Computers in Residence Halls
  • Computers in Libraries
  • Computer Labs
  • Computers in Student Center
  • Email Account Provided by School

Career & Employment Services

  • Career Counseling
  • Internship Placement
  • Career / Job Search Classes
  • Interest Inventory
  • On-Campus Job Interviews
  • Resume Assistance
  • Alumni Network
  • Interview Training
  • Other: career library, career fairs.

Counseling Services

  • Minority Student Counseling
  • Military Counseling
  • Veteran Counseling
  • Older Student Counseling
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Religious Counseling
  • Other: alcohol/substance abuse, birth control, financial aid, career, military, minority student, nontraditional student, veterans, personal, psychological, religious, spiritual counseling, and legal service counseling.

Physically Handicapped Services

  • Note-Taking Service
  • Recording Devices
  • Tutors
  • Reader Services
  • Interpreters for Hearing-Impaired
  • Special Transportation
  • Special Housing
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Braille Services
  • Talking Books
  • Other: accommodations counseling, adaptive technology, testing accommodations, services and facilities for the hearing impaired.

Other Services at University of Pennsylvania

School Store / Bookstore

  • Health Services
  • On-Campus Child Care
  • Library on Campus
  • Non-Remedial Tutoring
  • Placement Services
  • Women’s Center
  • Health Insurance
  • Other: Adult (re-entering) student, commuter/transport, economically disadvantaged student, undergraduate employment, financial management, health, legal, minority student, and computer support programs/services. Health education program.

Famous Alumni

  • Hon. Arlen Specter, Senior U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania
  • Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent
  • John Legend, musician/vocalist/songwriter and six-time Grammy Award-Winner.

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