General Admission Information

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

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Admission Statistics

22,162 men and 22,329 women applied to University of Pennsylvania and 1,773 men and 2,010 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,188 men and 1,367 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table shows the University of Pennsylvania Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate). For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 8.00% and yield is 67.01% at University of Pennsylvania.
Acceptance Ratio 8.00%8.00%9.00%
Yield 67.01%67.01%68.01%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 1,366 students (54% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,152 students (46%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and SAT Math is 1,550 and 25th percentile score is 1,420. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score of Composite, Math, and English is 106 and 25th percentile score is 97. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at University of Pennsylvania.
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing690760
SAT Math730790
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math3135
ACT English3436
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Pennsylvania are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,458, ACT: 97 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

There are 4 requirements and 2 recommendations to submit when you apply to University of Pennsylvania. The school requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program for its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes University of Pennsylvania application requirements.
Admission Requirements at University of Pennsylvania
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered but not Required

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