Financial Aid at Penn
Penn’s annual $224 million investment in undergraduate aid makes the extraordinary diversity of our community possible.
How Aid is Determined
Every family’s financial situation is unique. Penn is committed to meeting students’ full demonstrated need throughout their undergraduate years. Grant-based aid award packages are available for eight academic semesters.
Frequently Asked Questions
Most families have questions about the aid application process. Here are answers to the ones we hear most often.
Financial Aid for International Students
The University provides more than $9 million in financial assistance each year to non-citizens and permanent residents of North America.
Penn’s partnerships with Say Yes to Education, KIPP, and QuestBridge, further our mission of admitting and engaging a freshmen class that draws from every economic segment of society.
Student Financial Services
Our experienced financial aid advisers are here to answer your questions, provide resources, and guide you through the process.