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Admissions

12/09/18 10:18pm
Across the Ivy League, schools have recently experienced a plateau in terms of Early Decision applicant numbers.
11/30/18 10:26pm
Penn's early decision applicant pool has been steadily growing every year since 2011. 
11/18/18 10:31pm
Of the current first-year students at Penn Law, 75 percent have spent one or more years out of college before enrolling in law school. 
11/07/18 10:22pm
There are approximately 150 guides currently in the Kite and Key Society, each of whom are expected to lead one campus tour a week. 
11/01/18 9:59pm
Penn announced it would give students living in North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, and the Florida panhandle an extension until Nov. 12 to send in their ED applications, as well as waive the $75 application fee.
10/23/18 8:32pm
Penn Athletics is currently in the "final stages" of an internal investigation conducted by a hired outside legal counsel. 
10/17/18 12:23am
The LSAT transition to digital testing will begin in July 2019. The only change is that students will now be using a Samsung tablet and stylus, rather than traditional pen and paper, to take the exam. 
10/10/18 9:31pm
Now in its fifth year, PEEP welcomed 113 high school seniors from 32 states to campus for three days. 
09/23/18 1:01pm
The University dropped two ranks from last year, now placing behind Princeton University.
09/20/18 10:10pm
Furda said the lack of available data may add to the stress surrounding the already existing mystique surrounding college admissions. 
09/18/18 11:26pm
Penn saw a 6 percent increase in the number of international applicants during the 2017-18 admissions cycle.
09/05/18 10:25pm
The Justice Department supported the students Thursday, arguing that Harvard has failed to prove it does not unlawfully discriminate against Asian Americans in its admissions process.
09/03/18 9:19pm
For the 2017-2018 school year, Penn had a transfer acceptance rate of 8.14 percent and took in 221 out of the 2,715 students who applied. These numbers are second only to Cornell University. 
06/16/18 9:02pm
While some universities — most liberal arts colleges — across the country have done so since the 1950s, the University of Chicago is the first top-10 research university in the United States to adopt a test-optional admissions policy, according to the Washington Post.
06/04/18 11:33pm
In an emailed statement, Penn Law announced the launch of a pilot program that aimed to strengthen the school’s “cross-disciplinary curriculum” by accepting two examinations that are mainly taken by business students.
04/18/18 10:50pm
Over the two-day period, students are introduced to the various academic, social, cultural, residential, and extracurricular opportunities that the University has to offer.
04/17/18 11:28pm
The Scholastic Awards recognized Lubwama as a 2017 Northeast National Student Poet last year, after undergoing a rigorous selection process. 
04/17/18 8:46pm
An unspecified number of colleges received letters on April 5 and 6 informing them of the investigation and instructing them to maintain certain relevant documents. Penn was not one of those schools.
04/16/18 8:17pm
Quaker Days – set to take place this Wednesday and Thursday – serve as an opportunity for students admitted to Penn to spend some time on campus, where they attend special events and visit classes.
04/07/18 9:00pm
Of the 280,000 applicants to the Ivy League in 2017, fewer than five were accepted to all eight colleges.