Checklist & Deadlines

 

Early Decision

Regular Decision

DEADLINE NOVEMBER 1, 2017 JANUARY 5, 2018
Application Fee
$75 or fee waiver for those who qualify
REQUIRED FORMS  
Common Application or Coalition Application & Penn-specific Essay
Official High School Transcript

Must be submitted directly from the school

Must be submitted directly from the school

School Report
Counselor Recommendation
Academic Teacher Evaluations (2)
Early Decision Agreement n/a
Mid-Year Report Required February 15, 2018 if student is deferred
Final Report Required in June for matriculating students Required in June for matriculating students
Standardized Testing    
SAT or ACT (required) Last Test Dates Accepted:
October 2017 (ACT) -or-     November 2017 (SAT)
Last Test Dates Accepted:
December 2017 (ACT) -or-      January 2018 (SAT)
SAT Subject Tests (optional) Last Test Dates Accepted: November 2017 Last Test Dates Accepted: January 2018
Interviews    
Offered based on availability Mid October - Early December December - Early March
Supplementary Materials    
Fine Arts Supplement November 10, 2017 January 15, 2018
Additional Letter of Recommendation (1) November 1, 2017 January 5, 2018
Financial Aid Materials    
View the financial aid checklist for all required documents and dates
Decisions    
Notification of Decision Mid-December By April 1, 2018
Admitted Student Reply/Enrollment Confirmation January 9, 2018 May 1, 2018
  • The University of Pennsylvania reserves the right to evaluate an application and render a final decision even if all pieces of the application have not been received.
  • No student who has been denied admission under any of our decision plans may apply again to any undergraduate division of the University in the same academic year.