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Admissions

08/30/23 9:16pm
According to the data, approximately 30% of the Class of 2026 did not submit test scores in 2022. 
08/21/23 10:04pm
As the new school year starts, here are five of Penn’s leaders whose names you will hear often.
08/21/23 9:20pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian has gathered a list of five administrators who recently assumed, or will soon be assuming, new roles within the University this fall. 
08/10/23 12:57am
The new prompt, which was introduced on July 31, moves away from the single short-answer response previously used for all four undergraduate schools.
07/22/23 12:44pm
The change in location, announced to student leaders through email, was attributed to ongoing campus construction.
07/20/23 3:37am
Penn community members share their reactions to the Supreme Court's rejection of affirmative action, and discuss what a Penn without race-conscious admissions might look like. 
06/29/23 11:28am
The Thursday ruling overturns decades of legal precedent, potentially changing Penn's admissions policies in future years. 
06/28/23 5:15pm
In addition to hearing the admissions report for the Class of 2027, Board of Trustees approved resolutions to establish a Department of Cinema and Media Studies and a Department of Historic Preservation.
05/12/23 3:26am
The Daily Pennsylvanian compiled the University's biggest headlines from the last four years — ranging from shifting COVID-19 policies to campus demonstrations.
05/12/23 3:17am
Relive the Class of 2023's senior year, in which the University witnessed an increase in student activism and Penn Dining received over 100 observations of health code violations across campus. 
05/12/23 2:53am
Relive the Class of 2023's sophomore year, in which the University slowly reopened on-campus housing and Joe Biden won the presidency.
04/17/23 11:35pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with five students who were admitted through regular decision about their backgrounds, their academic interests, their motivations for applying to Penn, and what they are looking forward to when they arrive on campus this fall.
04/17/23 11:30pm
Each Quaker Day included a Class of 2027 welcome and opening session, campus tours led by the Kite and Key Society, and academic programming specific to each school and dual-degree program.
03/30/23 7:15pm
Penn received a record of more than 59,000 applications to the Class of 2027 this cycle, over 4,500 more applications than the Class of 2026 and over 3,000 more than the Class of 2025.
03/22/23 10:55pm
The policy's wording was updated on Penn's website during the Class of 2026 admissions cycle last year, the DP found.
03/12/23 8:16pm
Columbia announced that it will no longer require applicants to send standardized testing scores as part of the admissions process. 
03/01/23 9:48pm
Pascucci was selected following a national search that began when former Vice Dean and Director of Admissions John McLaughlin departed Penn last November. 
02/09/23 11:22pm
The ABA House of Delegates rejected a proposed revision to its accreditation standards that would end the mandatory use of admission tests such as the LSAT.
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.