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 2021 was the single most challenging years to be admitted to University of Pennsylvania ever to date. For the Class of 2021, 40,413 students applied to University of Pennsylvania of which 3,699 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 9.2%. Overall applications increased by 3.8% over last year (2020 to 2021) from 38,918 to 40,413.
For the Class of 2021, 1,354 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 6,147, yielding an early acceptance rate of 22%. Early applications increased by 6.7% over last year (2020 to 2021) from 5,762 to 6,147.