Early Admissions & Regular Decision
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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 & 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 the 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.