Admissions

04/02/18 12:54am
There was a 6 percent increase in the number of admitted international students, who are from 104 different countries, and one in every seven admitted students is the first in their families to attend college. 
03/31/18 10:14pm
Two days after the scandal was revealed, students began petitioning administrators for the university president's resignation letter and the disarmament of campus police.
03/28/18 9:29pm
The drop from last year's acceptance rate — which broke previous record-low of 9.15 percent for the Class of 2021 — is also the most drastic decrease in recent years
03/27/18 3:29am
Brown's Undergraduate Council of Students unanimously elected to hold this referendum at their general body meeting on March 14. The election also voted for various student board leaders. 
03/21/18 12:00pm
Wharton, which tied for first last year, was among several of Penn's graduate schools that fell in the rankings by 2018 Best Graduate Schools list from U.S. News and World Report.
03/12/18 3:34am
Penn's Board of Trustees voted to increase undergraduate tuition by 3.8 percent for the upcoming academic year, with the total cost of attendance exceeding $70,000 for the first time.
03/11/18 9:25pm
While Penn First, Penn’s largest FGLI student group, did not sign the letter, Seven|Eight, Penn’s FGLI group specific to Asian Americans, did sign it.
02/26/18 4:17am
37,409 applications were submitted in the regular decision application process while the remaining 7,073 were part of the early decision batch.
02/20/18 12:43am
Taking application fee waivers into consideration, Penn made approximately $1,817,730 from application fees during this past 2017 admissions cycle.
02/19/18 12:36am
'I think it’s crazy how I haven’t gotten anything for this summer and I’m already recruiting for summer 2019. It just leads to a lot more stress,' sophomore Thomas Woldermariam said.
02/09/18 2:21am
Every year, the day long programming gives students a glimpse of the life they will experience on Penn’s campus in a few short months.
02/08/18 1:31am
Sessa's appointment comes at a time where SRFS has come into the spotlight regarding some of the changing policies, and especially the degree of varying information students say the receive about the changes.
12/26/17 2:42pm
While Penn wasn’t the only Ivy League university that became more competitive this year, it experienced the largest relative decline in percentage of students accepted.  
12/14/17 12:00am
Of the early decision applicants accepted this year, 25 percent had a parent or grandparent who had attended Penn and 11 percent are first-generation college students.
12/03/17 11:48pm
“We try to be very up front about these things. Before we get even asked a question on tours, we outwardly mention mental health resources that are available on campus.”
11/29/17 12:25am
Experts have suggested that this dip in numbers is associated with the rise of President Donald Trump, who has implemented a range of controversial immigration reform policies. 
11/19/17 9:04pm
In a letter, the Asian American Coalition for Education called on the Common App to "stop the practice of subdividing Asian American applicants into 10 subcategories."
11/15/17 8:58pm
The University received 6,731 applications, a 9.5 percent increase from last year's record-breaking number of 6,147 applications.
11/09/17 5:00am
Brown has helped victims of natural disasters multiple times in the past, including after Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. 
11/09/17 4:29am
Other schools like Yale and Cornell have also extended early admissions deadlines for students affected by natural disasters.