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UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA EARLY ADMISSIONS

Penn received 7,074 early decision applications for the Class of 2022 and reported an increase from last year’s 6,147 early decision applications. Penn admitted 1,312 students under the Early Decision program for a 18.5 percent admit rate. These students make up 54 percent of the target class of 2,445 students for the Class of 2022.

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA EARLY ROUND ACCEPTANCE
Early Applications Accepted Total Early Applications Received Early Acceptance Rate Estimated Overall Enrollment % of Class Filled by Early Admissions
2022 1,312 7,074 18.55% 1,300 61.46%
2021 1,354 6,147 22.03% 2,445 55.38%
2020 1,335 5,762 23.17% 2,445 54.60%
2019 1,316 5,489 23.98% 2,420 54.38%
2018 1,299 5,149 25.23% 2,400 54.13%
2017 1,237 4,193 29.50%
2016 1,171 3,609 32.45%
2015 1,215 3,456 35.16%
2014 1,176 3,594 32.72%
2013 1,249 3,405 36.68%

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA EARLY & REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS

Of the 44,482 students who applied to Penn’s Class of 2022 in the early and regular rounds, 3,731 were admitted, leading to an overall acceptance rate of 8.39 percent. Last year’s overall acceptance rate was 9.15 percent when Penn admitted a total of 3,699 students from 40,413 applications. Out of the total 3,731 admitted to the Class of 2022, 1,312 students were admitted through the early decision round. The admission rate for the ED round was 18.55 percent out of 7,074 applicants.

One in every seven admitted students to the Class of 2022 is the first in their families to attend college, according to Dean of Admissions Eric Furda; this is a dramatic increase from the one in every eight first-generation students admitted last year. The number of international applicants increased by 6 percent.

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ADMISSIONS: REGULAR DECISION
Regular Decision Applications Accepted Regular Decision Applications Received Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2022 3,661 38,918 9.41%
2021 2,345 34,266 6.84%
2020 2,329 33,156 7.02%
2019 2,381 31,778 7.49%
2018 2,252 30,719 7.33%
2017 2,589 26,468 9.78%
2016 2,698 26,691 10.11%

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ADMISSIONS: EARLY & REGULAR DECISION
Early & Regular Decision Applications Accepted Early & Regular Decision Applications Received Early & Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2022 3,731 44,482 8.39%
2021 3,699 40,413 9.15%
2020 3,661 38,918 9.41%
2019 3,697 37,267 9.92%
2018 3,551 35,868 9.90%
2017 3,785 31,280 12.10%
2016 3,846 31,217 12.32%
2015 3,935 31,663 12.43%
2014 3,841 26,941 14.26%
2013 4,040 22,808 17.71%
2012 3,769 22,922 16.44%