Penn’s Board of Trustees met for their fall meetings last Thursday and Friday.
Last year, 54.4 percent of the Class of 2019 was filled by early decision applicants.
Historically, Penn had a similar program, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda said. But reviving the program does not seem to be a priority.
The Economist focuses on economic value by calculating the difference between a particular school's expected and actual average earnings.
Even before Penn's all-grant admissions policy, about 45 percent of students received financial aid.
Members of the Class of 2021 may not all use the Common Application — some of them might use the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, an alternative online application platform that’s in its early stages.
PEEP is a three-day program created to bring high schoolers from low-income backgrounds or historically underrepresented groups to campus.
Penn's early decision deadline is under two weeks away.
On September 9, U.S. News & World Report rankings released their 2016 edition of Best Colleges, with Penn dropping a spot to ninth place
According to the 2014 data, 10 percent of 18,286 male applicants were accepted to Penn, and 11 percent of 17,580 female applicants were admitted.
Few expected convocation to pointedly address the mental health crisis that has rocked Penn’s campus since six students committed suicide within 15 months.
Now that the essay portion of the ACT and SAT is no longer required, one prospective student described the change as "a big load of weight" being lifted off her shoulders
Penn's Admissions Office announced Friday that it will no longer consider the essay scores of applicants' writing SATs, a change that will take effect this fall.
Ivy Authority, which was co-founded by 2010 College graduate Michael Tate, allows students from around the globe to ask questions regarding the college application process and receive answers from Ivy graduates
Arianna Alexander was accepted to 26 colleges, including six Ivy League schools, and received over $3 million in scholarship offers.
A Princeton University study found that identifying as Asian on a college application translates to the same disadvantage as scoring 50 points lower on the SAT.
Last year, the yield rate for the Class of 2018 was also 66 percent. The overall acceptance rate for the Class of 2019 was 9.9 percent, also the same number as last year.
A college consultant said that admissions officers will investigate if any concerns are raised about a particular applicant.
Many rising high school seniors apply to the intensive business program, Leadership in the Business World, with an ultimate hope of gaining admission to Wharton.
Alumnae from the classes of 1975, 1985 and 1995 shared their application stories, and revealed how much things have changed.