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UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA EARLY ADMISSIONS

The University of Pennsylvania accepted 1,269 (19.7 percent) of the 6,453 ED applications it received this year, down 9 percent from last year. These students make up about 53 percent of the total class. 24 percent are legacy and 10 percent are first-generation students. They come from 46 states and 50 countries.

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA EARLY & REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS

Of the 44,960 students who applied to Penn’s Class of 2023 in the early and regular rounds, 3,345 were admitted, leading to an overall acceptance rate of 7.44 percent. Last year’s overall acceptance rate was 8.39 percent when Penn admitted a total of 3,731 students from 44,482 applications. Out of the total 3,345 admitted to the Class of 2023, 1,279 students were admitted through the early decision round.  The admission rate for the ED round was 17.99 percent out of 7,110 applicants. In the Class of 2023, 51 percent of admitted U.S. students self-identify as students of color, with 53 percent the year prior.15 percent of students in the incoming class, around 500 individuals, identify as first-generation.