University of Pennsylvania Campus, Philadelphia, PA

Applying to UPenn

Acceptance Rate 8.41%
Yield 67.33%
SAT Average 1,485
ACT Average 101
Applicants 44,491

Applying To UPenn

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 8.41% at University of Pennsylvania where total 44,491 students applied and 3,740 were accepted. Next table describes the general admission information for applying to University of Pennsylvania.

Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$80
Admission Informationwww.upenn.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.admissions.upenn.edu/apply/

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For academic year 2018-2019, total 44,491 students (22,162 men and 22,329 women) applied to UPenn and 3,740 (1,700 men and 2,040 women) students were admitted to the school. Among them, 1,141 men and 1,377 women were enrolled into University of Pennsylvania. Following table shows the University of Pennsylvania Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate, where the acceptance rate is 8.41% and yield is 67.33%.

Admission Statistics at UPenn
Acceptance Rate 8.41% 7.67% 9.14%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 67.33% 67.12% 67.50%
[Chart] University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

1,366 applicants (54% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,152 applicants (46%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,550 and 25th percentile score is 1,420. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 106 and 25th percentile score is 97. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at University of Pennsylvania.

Average SAT and ACT Scores at UPenn
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing690760
SAT Math730790
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math3135
ACT English3436
[Chart] SAT Scores at University of Pennsylvania
[Chart] ACT Scores at University of Pennsylvania

Admission Requirements

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

Application Requirements for UPenn
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 △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at University of Pennsylvania is Semester. University of Pennsylvania accepts Advanced placement (AP) Credits. Next table describes credits that University of Pennsylvania accepts.

Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits