UPenn Admissions

The application fee is $75 for applying undergraduate school and $80 for graduate school at University of Pennsylvania. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$80
Admission Informationwww.upenn.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.admissions.upenn.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 7.66% and yield is 69.65%. 22,459 men and 22,502 women applied to UPenn and 1,625 men and 1,821 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,150 men and 1,250 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 7.66%7.24%8.09%
Yield 69.65%70.77%68.64%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 1,499 students (62% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 901 students (38%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 760 and 25th percentile is 700. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 750 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 35 (75th percentile) and 33 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing700760
SAT Math750800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3235
ACT English3436
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Pennsylvania are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,462, ACT: 97 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

UPenn requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes University of Pennsylvania application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see UPenn online application page .
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UPenn Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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