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University of Pennsylvania
  • 4 Year
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

University of Pennsylvania Admissions

Admissions Overview

Penn admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 8%. Students that get into Penn have an average SAT score between 1450-1560 or an average ACT score of 33-35. The regular admissions application deadline for Penn is January 5. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Penn early decision deadline is November 1.

Will You Get In?

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
8%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
23%
Total Applicants
44,961
SAT Range
1450-1560
SAT Reading
700-760
SAT Math
750-800
Students Submitting SAT
62%
ACT Range
33-35
ACT English
34-36
ACT Math
32-35
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
38%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 5
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$75
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
63%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 49 responses
Poll
69%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 49 responses

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