University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance Ratio 9.44%
Yield(Enrollment Ratio) 67.8%
Applicants 38,918
Admitted 3,674
Enrolled 2,491

Applying To University of Pennsylvania

The acceptance ratio is 9.44% last year at University of Pennsylvania where total 38,918 students applied and 3,674 were accepted. Next table presents general admission information for applying to University of Pennsylvania.

Open Admission Policy

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

University of Pennsylvania accepts . Next table describes credits that University of Pennsylvania accepts.

Calendar SystemUn-Known
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits

Average SAT/ACT Scores

1,429 applicants (57% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,062 applicants (43%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,380. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 105 and 25th percentile score is 94. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at University of Pennsylvania.

25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading680770
SAT Math700800
SAT Writing
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math3035
ACT English3235
ACT Writing
[chart]SAT Scores at University of Pennsylvania
[chart]ACT Scores at University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For year 2016-2017, total 38,918 students (19,401 men and 19,517 women) applied to University of Pennsylvania and 3,674 (1,756 men and 1,918 women) students were accepted. Among them, 1,205 men and 1,286 women were enrolled into the school. Following table shows the University of Pennsylvania Admission Statistics including admission ad enrolment rates. The admit rate is 9.44% and enrollment rate is 67.80%.

Acceptance Ratio 9.44% 9.05% 9.83%
Enrollment Ratio 67.80% 68.62% 67.05%
[chart]University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Ratio

Application Requirements

University of Pennsylvania requires 4 articles and recommends 2 articles to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at University of Pennsylvania

High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2016-2017.