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University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rates & Admissions Statistics

What Does the Admissions Department at University of Pennsylvania Look For?

Assess your admission prospects at University of Pennsylvania by studying the statistics from their latest freshman classes.

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Understanding Admissions Statistics

Selectivity and acceptance rates can be a big clue to how difficult it is to be admitted to UPenn. Compare your test scores to prior applicants to get a good understanding of who you’re competing against for entrance.

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Selectivity (Fall 2021): Are You the Right Type of Student For This College?

Open Admissions No
Selectivity of College More Selective
Acceptance Rate 6%

Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2021)

Applicant Total 56,332
Accepted 3,304
Enrolled 2,418

Boys vs. Girls: Who’s Applying More?

Applicants: Men - Women  47 to 53
Accepted: Men - Women  46 to 54
Enrolled: Men - Women  46 to 54

Average Test Scores

About 49% of students accepted to UPenn submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 720 and 770. Math scores were between 760 and 800.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Pennsylvania  ( 720 to 770 )
SAT Math Scores for University of Pennsylvania  ( 760 to 800 )

UPenn received ACT scores from 30% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 33 and 35.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Pennsylvania  ( 33 to 35 )

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