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10 JAN 2022
The University of Pennsylvania has selected nearly half of its Class of 2026 through the early decision program. Of the 7,795 applicants, Penn accepted 15.63% or 1,218 students. This was a slight increase from last year’s record-low acceptance rate of 15%. ****
“We can’t wait for these inquisitive, motivated and caring students to join our campus community and to meet each other. Our admitted students demonstrated many of the values central to the Penn community — intellectual curiosity, collaboration, adaptability, and care for others,” said Dean of Admissions, Whitney Soule.
|Total ED applications||ED Admission Rate|
|Class of 2026||7,795 applicants||15.6%|
|Class of 2025||7,962 applicants||15%|
|Class of 2024||6,453 applicants||19.7%|
|Class of 2023||7,110 applicants||18%|
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The University of Pennsylvania’srd’s diverse Class of 2026 early admits includes:
Admission numbers fluctuate from year to year, but on average, about 42-48,000 students apply to the University of Pennsylvania each year. This prestigious Ivy League university generally admits between 15-19% of early decision applicants and 4-9% of regular decision applicants. Most students come from the top 10% of their high school graduating class.
|Regular Decision Applications||Regular Decision Accepted Applications||Acceptance Rate|
|Class of 2026||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Class of 2025||48,371||2,121||4.4%|
|Class of 2024||42,205||3,404||8.07%|
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A special congratulations to the Crimson students admitted to the University of Pennsylvania’s Class of 2026!
Crimson is thrilled to announce some of our Class of 2026 early round results so far (with more reporting coming in by the minute):
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