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Demography & Population Studies at University of Pennsylvania

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Demography & Population Studies at University of Pennsylvania

If you are interested in studying demography and population studies, you may want to check out the program at University of Pennsylvania. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

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 Demography & Population Studies section at the bottom of this page.

UPenn Demography & Population Studies Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Population Studies
  • Doctorate Degree in Population Studies

UPenn Demography & Population Studies Rankings

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There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in population studies, making the school the #3 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Population Studies Student Demographics at UPenn

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

UPenn Demography & Population Studies Master’s Program

33% Women
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 3 students graduated with a master's degree in population studies from UPenn. About 67% were men and 33% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 43% men graduate in population studies each year. UPenn does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 23% more men than average.


Of the students who received a population studies master's degree from UPenn, 67% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Population Studies Grads May Go Into

A degree in population studies 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
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Social Scientists 550 $83,400
Sociologists 60 $121,470


*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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