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Undergraduate financial aid transforms lives.

The strength of the University’s financial aid program enables students not only to choose Penn, but to pursue their dreams here without fear of incurring insurmountable debt.

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Undergraduate Financial Aid By the Numbers

Since 2008, we have increased our financial aid budget by more than 150%
The average financial aid package totals $64,270 which is more than double the 2001 average.
45% of undergraduates receive direct grant support from Penn.

Penn remains committed to meeting the increasing needs of talented students for whom an Ivy-League education would not be possible without scholarship aid. See the impact of Named Scholarships

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Cynthia, ENG'24

“I get to be the first from my family and community to experience college, and thus serve as an inspiration to those who come after me.”

The generous financial support has enabled me to take intellectual risks at Penn, explore my interests, and pursue my educational dreams.

—Abdullah, ENG'23

Make a lasting impact on a student’s life.

By endowing a scholarship, you can support future generations of Penn students who, if given the opportunity, can change the world.

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