At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1884
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $38,130
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

Philadelphia, PA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 61%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 13%
  • Application Fee
  • $40
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

78%

Top half of HS class

43%

Top quarter of HS class

17%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 480-560
  • Math
  • 480-570
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 20-26
  • English
  • 20-25
  • Math
  • 20-26
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 60%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 13%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 2,701

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$38,130

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,600

books and supplies

$12,560

room and board

$52,290

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$38,130

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,600

books and supplies

$12,560

room and board

$52,290

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $19,799
  • $30-$48K
  • $21,125
  • $48-$75K
  • $24,932
  • $75-$110K
  • $28,349
  • $110 & UP
  • $31,981
Financial aid

98%

Receiving Financial Aid

32%

Receiving Federal Grants

71%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 1

Student Life

Student Body

2,701

Total undergrad enrollment

1,036

Total grad students

46%

Out-of-state

53%

In-state

1%

International
Students

  • 67%

    FEMALE

  • 33

    MALE
Organizations

35

Student Organizations

2

Fraternities

1

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

43%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 5%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 17%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 9%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 54%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

13:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

130

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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