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Penn received 44,960 applications for the Class of 2023 — the largest pool to date

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Penn received 44,960 applications for the Class of 2023 — the largest pool to date

By Gianna Ferrarin
10 hours ago

Penn received 44,960 applications for the Class of 2023, which was more than a one percent increase from last year's applicant pool.

This is the largest applicant pool Penn has seen to date. In 2018, 44,482 people applied to the University. This year, 37,850 people applied regular decision and 7,110 were early decision applicants — an increase of 478 total applicants from the Class of 2022.

Dean of Admissions Eric Furda said the admissions office has already narrowed down the regular decision pool in the first evaluation stage, where two admissions officers perform initial reviews. The office will now begin committee sessions in which groups ranging from six to 20 members will be reviewing applications.

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