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General Education at University of Pennsylvania

If you plan to study general education, 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.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Education section at the bottom of this page.

UPenn General Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

UPenn General Education Rankings

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There were 12 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #36 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at UPenn

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

UPenn General Education Master’s Program

73% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 122 students graduated with a master's degree in education from UPenn. About 27% were men and 73% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 20% men graduate in education each year. UPenn does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 7% more men than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 11
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 48
International Students 30
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education 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
Education Professors 2,690 $70,990


*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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