Admissions 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.
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 the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 8.98% and the yield is 61.26%. 21,197 men and 21,008 women applied to UPenn and 1,789 men and 2,000 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,071 men and 1,250 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants42,20521,19721,008
Admitted3,7891,7892,000
Enrolled2,3211,0711,250
Acceptance Rate 8.98%8.44%9.52%
Yield 61.26%59.87%62.50%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 1,501 students (65% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 820 students (35%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 770 and the 25th percentile is 710. 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 Writing710770
SAT Math750800
ACT Composite3335
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: 1,466, ACT: 97 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It 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. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply University of Pennsylvania.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its 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
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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