University of Pennsylvania

  • extremely difficult to get in

    Last year, the acceptance ratio at University of Pennsylvania is 9.44% - 38,918 students applied to and 3,674 got chances for admitting to the school.

  • eager to enroll

    The admission yield rate at University of Pennsylvania is 67.80% last year - total 2,491 students were enrolled among 3,674 admission passes.

  • 38,918 applied, 3,674 admitted, 2,491 enrolled

    Last year, 38,918 students applied to University of Pennsylvania and 3,674 got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 2,491 were enrolled.

  • extremely competitive scores

    1,429 students (57% of enrolled) have submitted SAT scores and its average score is 1,475 and 1,062 students (43% of enrolled) have submitted ACT scores and its average score is 100.

9.44% Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Pennsylvania is 9.44036% last year. Based on comparison of acceptance rate between similar schools and all colleges, University of Pennsylvania is evaluated as extremely difficult to get in.

Last year, 38,918 students applied to, and 3,674 got chances for admitting to the school. Below table illustrates and compare acceptance rate and admission stats between similar colleges.

67.80% Admission Yield Rate

The admission yield rate at University of Pennsylvania is 67.80% last year. Based on comparison of admission yield rate, University of Pennsylvania is evaluated as eager to enroll.

Last year, 3,674 students admitted to, and 2,491 students enrolled into the school. Below table illustrates and compare admission yield rate and admission stats between similar colleges.

38,918 applied, 3,674 admitted, 2,491 enrolled

Last year, 38,918 students applied to University of Pennsylvania and 3,674 got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 2,491 were enrolled.Next chart shows admission statistics in detail level for University of Pennsylvania.

Submitted Admission Test Scores

1,380 - 1,570 SAT Score Average

At University of Pennsylvania, 1,429 students submitted SAT scores (57% of enrolled students). The average SAT score is about 1,475 and it is well above than average for Pennsylvania Private (not-for-profit) 4 years (or high) schools and all U.S. colleges.

What is SAT?
What is SAT
Previously known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, this is an examination administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and used to predict the facility with which an individual will progress in learning college-level academic subjects.

94 - 105 ACT Score Average

At University of Pennsylvania, 1,062 students submitted ACT score (43% of enrolled students). The average ACT score is about 100 and it is well above than average for Pennsylvania Private (not-for-profit) 4 years (or high) schools and all U.S. colleges.

What is ACT?
What is ACT
ACT, previously known as the American College Testing program, measures educational development and readiness to pursue college-level coursework in English, mathematics, natural science, and social studies. Student performance does not reflect innate ability and is influenced by a student's educational preparedness.

Admission Requirements

Secondary school GPARequired 1,772 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended 1,094 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school recordRequired 1,962 colleges require or recommend
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended 1,469 colleges require or recommend
RecommendationsRequired 1,261 colleges require or recommend
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended 501 colleges require or recommend
Admission test scoresRequired 1,557 colleges require or recommend
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended 1,620 colleges require or recommend
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended 328 colleges require or recommend

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