What does UPenn look for in a student?

We want our campus to reflect the world around us, so we enroll students who come from all corners of the world and a wide range of backgrounds. We look for students who aspire to develop and refine their talents and abilities within Penn’s liberal arts-based, practical, and interdisciplinary learning environment.

What is the minimum SAT score for University of Pennsylvania?

Reading and Writing 690-760, Math 730-790 (2018–19)

What are my chances of getting into University of Pennsylvania?

Penn admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 8%. Students that get into Penn have an average SAT score between 1420-1550 or an average ACT score of 32-35. The regular admissions application deadline for Penn is January 5.

Does everyone get a UPenn interview?

Typically, more than 90% of applicants are offered an interview, depending on volunteer availability. Our interviewers aren’t admissions officers, but they are excited to learn more about you and to share their Penn experiences. All interviews will be offered virtually for the 2020-2021 application process.

Are Penn State and University of Pennsylvania the same?

The University of Pennsylvania is often called UPenn or Penn for short, while Pennsylvania State University is called Penn State or PSU. Remember that “Penn” refers to the private Ivy League institution.

Is Pennsylvania university an Ivy League school?

The Ivy League is a group of 8 United States universities principally founded in the 1700’s, early in the nation’s history, and well-known for their academic excellence and outstanding faculty. The Ivy League includes the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia, Harvard, Dartmouth, Yale, Cornell, Brown, and Princeton.