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Finance & Financial Management at University of Pennsylvania

If you plan to study finance and financial management, take a look at what University of Pennsylvania has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UPenn is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 26,552 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 353 students received a bachelor's degree in finance from UPenn.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Finance & Financial Management section at the bottom of this page.

UPenn Finance & Financial Management Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance
  • Master’s Degree in Finance
  • Doctorate Degree in Finance

UPenn Finance & Financial Management Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the finance progam at UPenn compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The finance major at UPenn is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Finance & Financial Management. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Finance & Financial Management Master’s Degree Schools 47

In 2021, 303 students received their master’s degree in finance from UPenn. This makes it the #1 most popular school for finance master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 2 students who received their doctoral degrees in finance, making the school the #8 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of UPenn Finance Graduates

The median salary of finance students who receive their bachelor's degree at UPenn is $118,578. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 143% higher than the national average of $48,896 for all finance bachelor's degree recipients.


Finance Student Demographics at UPenn

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the finance majors at University of Pennsylvania.

UPenn Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Program

35% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 353 finance majors earned their bachelor's degree from UPenn. Of these graduates, 65% were men and 35% were women. The typical finance bachelor's degree program is made up of only 30% women. So female students are more repesented at UPenn since its program graduates 5% more women than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 14% more racial-ethnic minorities in its finance bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in finance.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 93
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 29
White 133
International Students 70
Other Races/Ethnicities 22

UPenn Finance & Financial Management Master’s Program

33% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The finance program at UPenn awarded 303 master's degrees in 2020-2021. About 67% of these degrees went to men with the other 33% going to women.


In the finance master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 33% of degree recipients. That is 6% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a master's in finance.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 51
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 28
White 110
International Students 78
Other Races/Ethnicities 23

UPenn also has a doctoral program available in finance. In 2021, 2 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Finance Grads May Go Into

A degree in finance can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
General and Operations Managers 80,160 $133,480
Tellers 20,500 $29,360
Financial Managers 17,730 $156,730
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 13,800 $86,970
Financial Analysts 11,980 $93,870


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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