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 2020 was the single most challenging years to be admitted to University of Pennsylvania ever to date. For the Class of 2020, 38,918 students applied to University of Pennsylvania of which 3,661 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 9.4%. Overall applications increased by 4.4% over last year (2019 to 2020) from 37,267 to 38,918.
For the Class of 2020, 1,335 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 5,762, yielding an early acceptance rate of 23.2%. Early applications increased by 5% over last year (2019 to 2020) from 5,489 to 5,762.