Penn accepts 15% of early decision applicants to Class of 2025, a record low

"Penn accepted a record-low 15% of early decision applicants to the Class of 2025, a significant decrease from last year’s 19.7%.

“This year, 7,962 students applied through the University’s early decision program, a 23% increase from last year’s 6,453 applicants. Penn offered admission to 1,194 students, which will comprise about half of the Class of 2025.”

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My guess is that the decision to make SAT/ACT optional encouraged many more applications than usual.

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