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The University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees approved a 2.8% increase in tuition for the coming year, while also approving a $259 million undergraduate financial aid budget.
Student Registration & Financial Services (SRFS), in partnership with Career Services, will expand their Summer Funding Program this year with an additional $500,000 to support 125-150 middle-income students pursuing summer research and internship opportunities.
Penn and President Gutmann hosted a celebration of the University’s scholarship program online this year, recognizing the significant impact generous donors have had on undergraduate students.
Matthew Sessa talks about what students receiving financial aid can expect during this unprecedented time.
Financial Wellness at Penn has developed personal finance tips for students to help them stay on top of financial matters and asked Penn staff members what they wish they had known about finances.
Penn will provide undergraduate financial aid recipients with grants in 2020-21 to replace standard summer savings expectations, mitigating lost job opportunities due to COVID-19.
The University of Pennsylvania has announced admission decisions for Regular Decision applicants to the Class of 2024, the institution’s 268th class.
Staff in Residential Services, Student Registration and Financial Services, Student Intervention Services, Penn First Plus, Penn Global, and College Houses and Academic Services gathered to support students leaving campus and respond to Penn’s most vulnerable populations.
At its meeting today, the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees approved a 3.9% increase in tuition for the coming year, while also approving a record $256 million undergraduate financial aid budget, the largest financial aid budget in Penn’s history.
In her role in the Office of Student Financial Services, the recent graduate spearheads a new financial-literacy program that will offer workshops, financial-wellness grants for campus partners and student groups, and monthly lunch-and-learn sessions.
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Penn’s tuition rate for the 2021-22 school year will be the university’s lowest percentage increase since the 1960s. “The moderate increase in charges was determined through careful consideration of the impact of the pandemic on students and their families as well as the ongoing financial challenges confronting the University,” said Trevor Lewis, vice president for budget planning and analysis.
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Vice President of Finance and Treasurer MaryFrances McCourt spoke about Penn’s endowment for undergraduate financial aid and its support for low-income students.
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