Hopes were high this year among applicants to the University of Pennsylvania‘s Class of 2021: 6,147 applied in the Early Decision round, the highest number to date. The Early Decision acceptance rate was accordingly down a bit from last year’s 23.2%, at 22%. Another record broken for UPenn: half the students admitted Early Decision to their School of Engineering and Applied Sciences were female, a higher proportion than ever before.

Click here to read UPenn’s press release.

Published by Mark Montgomery

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