University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Alyssa D’Alconzo
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $0

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required N/A

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 117
Acceptance rate 100.0%
Enrollment 62 full-time
18 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 1,227
Acceptance rate 84.1%
Enrollment 765 full-time
117 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements N/A

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 504
Acceptance rate 10.1%
Enrollment 72 full-time
213 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(10)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students N/A
Any programs in education offered off campus No
Any programs in education offered through distance education No

Program Specialization
99.6 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 5%
student counseling and personnel services 10%
curriculum and instruction 33%
educational evaluation, research, and statistics 2%
social and philosophical foundations of education 4%
education policy 5%
educational technology 1%
educational psychology 3%
elementary teacher education 9%
higher education administration 8%
secondary teacher education 22%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 55
Master’s program graduates 397
Education specialist program graduates N/A
Doctoral program graduates 27

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 35
Part-time faculty 212
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 40.0%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $14.4
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 69.4%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 81
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.0
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 4.3
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 629 – High
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 697 – High
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 10.1% – Low
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.8:1 – Medium
Student-faculty ratio 4.1:1 – High
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $398.9
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $14.4

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Alyssa D’Alconzo
Financial aid phone (215) 898-6455

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $41,032 per year
Part-time: $5,130 per credit
Required fees $2,152 per year
Room and board $15,200
Books and supplies $1,580
Miscellaneous expenses $5,920

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 30
Teaching assistants 56
Research assistants 99
Other appointments 460
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships N/A

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