Admissions

01/13/16 3:04am
Johnathan Phillips, a senior at McKinney North High School in Texas who has struggled with homelessness for most of his life, will become a Penn freshman in the fall of 2016.
12/11/15 4:57pm
Penn admitted 23.2% of its Early Decision applicants this year, down a fraction of a percentage point from last year’s 24% admittance rate.
12/07/15 4:51am
In 20 years, a year of Penn tuition is projected to cost $110,370.
12/02/15 4:43am
Kaplan conducted its annual survey of 120 law schools and found that 88 percent are confident that their number of applicants will increase this year.
11/30/15 4:14am
Almost every student currently applying to Penn this year will have an alumnus reach out to them for an interview, but it wasn’t always this way.
11/24/15 5:50am
For some students, visiting Penn wasn't feasible before they made their college decisions
11/11/15 6:42am
Next year’s freshmen are in for a treat: Their academic year has been announced to be the Year of Media, and unlike the many previous freshmen classes who were assigned to read novels, they will be instructed to watch and reflect on the classic film “Citizen Kane.”
11/09/15 5:21am
Penn’s Board of Trustees met for their fall meetings last Thursday and Friday.
11/04/15 5:58pm
Last year, 54.4 percent of the Class of 2019 was filled by early decision applicants.
11/03/15 2:17am
Historically, Penn had a similar program, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda said. But reviving the program does not seem to be a priority.
11/02/15 5:42am
The Economist focuses on economic value by calculating the difference between a particular school's expected and actual average earnings.
10/27/15 4:15am
Even before Penn's all-grant admissions policy, about 45 percent of students received financial aid.
10/22/15 2:36am
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.
10/20/15 6:55am
PEEP is a three-day program created to bring high schoolers from low-income backgrounds or historically underrepresented groups to campus. 
10/20/15 3:30am
Penn's early decision deadline is under two weeks away.
09/28/15 6:00am
On September 9, U.S. News & World Report rankings released their 2016 edition of Best Colleges, with Penn dropping a spot to ninth place
09/15/15 3:08am
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.
08/26/15 3:38am
Few expected convocation to pointedly address the mental health crisis that has rocked Penn’s campus since six students committed suicide within 15 months.
08/20/15 6:22am
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
07/31/15 5:13pm
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.