University of Pennsylvania is an Ivy League School and its admissions statistics fall in the middle of all Ivy League Schools. Similar to the trends across all top schools, University of Pennsylvania acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2019 was one of the most challenging years to be admitted to University of Pennsylvania ever to date. For the Class of 2019, 37,267 students applied to University of Pennsylvania of which 3,697 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 9.9%. Overall applications increased by 3.9%over last year (2018 to 2019) from 35,868 to 37,267.
For the Class of 2019, 1,316 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 5,489, yielding an early acceptance rate of 24%. Early applications increased by 6.6% over last year (2018 to 2019) from 5,149 to 5,489.