International Applicants

Please check the Applicant Homepage for deadline updates and resources to help with submitting the application and supporting documents.

Penn’s undergraduate population includes students from well over 100 countries and citizenships. At Penn, you will join a dynamic global community of scholars, enjoying access to professors eminent in their fields, forging friendships with students who share a passion for learning, and getting to know Philadelphia—a world-class city with a small-town feel. 

All international applicants should read either the Freshman Admissions  or Transfer Admissions section for detailed information on how to apply to Penn. All applicants are required to submit the appropriate portions of the Common Application and the Penn Writing Supplement.

The following information addresses issues specific to international students. 

The University of Pennsylvania Office of Admission neither endorses nor supports the use of agents and independent college admissions related business in the application process.  Our office works directly with applicants, schools, government, Education USA, non-profit and community based organizations.