Incoming Class Profile

Statistics for the Class of 2018

Applicant Pool                                                                         
Total Applicants
Total Admitted
3,718 (10%)
Total Enrolled
2,425 (65%)
Early Decision Applicants
Total Admitted
1,299 (25%)
Early Decision Deferred (Later Admitted)


Geographic Distribution of the Class of 2018

Listed by home address.


International Students Number of Different Countries Percent of Class
Total Students = 341 69 14%

High School Achievement

Performance in high school is the single most important factor in the student selection process at Penn. However, because grading and ranking policies are different around the country and globe, it is difficult to pinpoint one metric for a student's success in the classroom. The most competitive applicants have pursued a rigorous program of study and achieved top grades in the context of their school.

Testing Means for the Middle 50 Percent of Admitted Students

(25th-75th percentiles)

Test Range
SAT: Critical Reading 670-770
SAT: Math 690-780
SAT: Writing 690-780
ACT Composite 31-34


Incoming Class by Gender Percent of Class
Female 51%
Male 49%

All information is accurate as of September 22, 2014