Living Options

Rates & Pricing

The College Houses have two room rates. All first-year student rooms have the same rate $11,014. Our upperclass rooms have two room rates, $11,014 or $15,418, which vary depending on room type selected. During the application process for our returning students, rooms rates will be indicated at the bottom of each available room during your timeslot.

Sansom Place East has four room rates, which vary depending on the room type selected. 

Room rates for all of our on-campus housing are reviewed each year by the University’s Board of Trustees and are confirmed after room selection concludes. Room rates that you’ll see during the process are based off of current academic year rates. Typically, room rates are increased approximately 3% to 4% each year.

Please note that there is a College House fee, which is not included in the rent rates above. More information can be found on the SRFS website.

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First-Year

First-year students are welcome to select their College House and room preferences from any of our First-Year or Four-Year College Houses.  All rooms are $11,014 for the 2020 – 2021 academic year.

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Upperclass, Transfer & Exchange

Second-year, Third-year, Fourth-year, and transfer and exchange students are able to request housing from any of our Four-Year or Upperclass College Houses.  Room rates vary depending on room type selected.

All rooms in W.E.B. Du Bois*, Gregory* (Van Pelt and Class of 1925), Stouffer (Stouffer only), and Lauder College House* are $11,014 for the 2020 – 2021 academic year.

Most rooms in Stouffer (Mayer)* are $11,014 for the 2020 – 2021 academic year, with the exception of the Double Apartments (2 bedrooms, living room, and kitchen) which are $15,418 for the 2020 – 2021 academic year.

Room Types in Harnwell*, Harrison*, and Rodin* vary by building.

Room Types Room Rate
Single Room (1 BR) $11,014
Double Room (2 BR, LR) $11,014
Double Room (2 BR) $11,014
Double Apartment (1 BR/LR/KIT) $11,014
Quad Apartment (3 BR/LR/KIT) $11,014
Single Apartment (1 BR/LR/KIT) $15,418
Double Apartment (2 BR/LR/KIT) $15,418
Triple Apartment (3 BR/LR/KIT) $15,418
Quad Apartment (4 BR/LR/KIT) $15,418


*All units in Du Bois, Gregory, Lauder, Mayer, Harnwell, Harrison, and Rodin have private bathrooms.

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LPS Undergraduate

LPS Undergraduate students are able to request housing in our graduate housing at Sansom Place. Room rates vary depending on room type.

Occupancy term is August 29, 2020 through May 12, 2021.

Room Type Room Rate
Single (1 BR/Shared Bath) $11,014
Double (2 BR/KIT) $11,014
Single Apartment (1 BR/LR/KIT) $15,418

 

 

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Graduate

Graduate students are able to request housing in our graduate housing at Sansom Place. Occupancy Term is August 29, 2020 through June 30, 2021*.  Room rates vary based on room type and are billed on a monthly basis.  Rent is due in accordance with the schedule and policies set by the Office of Student Financial Services.

Room Type Monthly Rent per Occupant
Single Room (1 BR/Shared Bath) $1,047
Double (2 BR/KIT/Bath) $1,164
Single Apartment (1 BR/LR/KIT/Bath) $1,747
Graduate Plus Other** (1 BR-Queen ned/LR/KIT/Bath $1,863

*Residents may apply for Early Termination effective June 1 if they submit documentation from their school confirming that their academic year has ended. If approved, June rent will be prorated based on the date move-out has been completed.

**Graduate students renting an apartment for self and spouse/partner (see section eight of the Terms & Conditions for University Housing). Please note that the per occupant cost in a Graduate Plus Other room covers both student and one spouse/partner.

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Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions outline the policies that allow students to live in housing at University of Pennsylvania. Within these guidelines are eligibility requirements, occupancy periods, vacancy and room changes, charges and cancellation procedures, among others. Be sure to read through this section carefully, as you will be held responsible for all of the material covered in this Terms and Conditions section.

2020-2021 Terms and Conditions