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Admissions

01/18/23 9:19pm
The applicant pool consists of over 3,000 more applicants than the Class of 2025, which previously held Penn's all-time high number of applications.
01/10/23 9:49pm
The elimination of the enrollment deposit, a decision made by Vice Provost and Dean of Admissions Whitney Soule, aims to ease the students’ admission into Penn. 
01/10/23 8:34pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with five members of the Class of 2027 about their backgrounds and what they are looking forward to the most this fall.
01/09/23 7:15pm
Penn Admissions’s announcement, released today on its blog, represents a continuation of the policies first implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
12/15/22 7:28pm
According to the announcement, over 8,000 students applied to Penn through the Early Decision Program this year — an increase from last year’s 7,795 applicants and the largest early decision applicant pool in its history. 
12/02/22 1:35pm
The decision brings Penn Carey Law into a group that includes Yale, Harvard, and other top law schools that which have also announced they will withdraw from the rankings.
11/07/22 11:36pm
Vice Provost and Dean of Admissions Whitney Soule wrote to the DP that she is working on a plan for when to fill McLaughlin's vacancy. 
10/19/22 1:51am
Every year, Penn admits around 160 transfers, second only to Cornell in the Ivy League.
09/30/22 1:20am
For the 2023 global full-time MBA program rankings, Wharton came in behind Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School, which ranked first and second respectively.
09/11/22 11:57pm
The new prompt, intended to be a “feel-good exercise” for applicants, was announced by Penn Admissions on Aug. 1. 
08/30/22 12:27am
Residential Services expected 2,545 first-year and transfer students, 2,379 second-year students, and 866 third- and fourth-year students to move into campus housing between Aug. 21 and 28. 
08/29/22 10:04pm
Pre-First Year is a four-week academic intensive program prior to New Student Orientation that offers first-generation and low-income students one free elective credit at the conclusion of the program.
08/22/22 11:01pm
Here are five pieces of advice from Penn students on transitioning to life on campus. 
06/30/22 12:30am
The new policy, which replaces student loans with increases scholarship grants, took effect on June 23.
05/30/22 8:20am
The plagiarism accusations, which surfaced through a petition launched on May 16, alleged that two students admitted to Penn’s highly selective seven-year bio-dental program plagiarized several research papers while in high school.
05/19/22 12:54am
A 30-page document appears to present numerous instances of plagiarism and fabricated data in research papers and preprints authored by two students enrolled at Penn. 
05/11/22 12:42pm
Relive the Class of 2022's junior year at Penn, which featured two fully virtual semesters as well as celebrations following Joe Biden's the election as president.
05/11/22 12:41pm
Relive the Class of 2022's first year at Penn, which was found the University near the center of the nation-wide admissions scandal as well as brought major changes to housing policies.
04/27/22 12:17am
Members of Penn’s Kite and Key Society, the oldest student volunteer organization on campus, will receive compensation for their work within the society starting in fall 2022.
04/19/22 8:49am
Yale argued that they have used a different method for calculating financial aid than the other accused schools for the past 14 years.