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)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 8.41% and yield is 67.33%. 22,162 men and 22,329 women applied to UPenn and 1,700 men and 2,040 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,141 men and 1,377 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants44,49122,16222,329
Admitted3,7401,7002,040
Enrolled2,5181,1411,377
Acceptance Ratio 8.41%7.67%9.14%
Yield 67.33%67.12%67.50%

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 is 760 and 25th percentile is 690. The SAT Math score is 790 (75th) and 730 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 106 (75th percentile) and 106 (25th percentile). .
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

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 .
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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