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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Recommended
TOEFL: Recommended
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

34th & Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303
Phone: (215) 898-5000
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University of Pennsylvania
  • Located in Philadelphia, PA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 25,007 students enrolled
  • 12% admitted
  • $45,556 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Jack from San Antonio, TX
  • I am a current student here

    Visit the school and find someone who's dorm you can spend the night in. The best way to determine whether or not one fits at Penn is to experience the culture and browse the major/minor/course selections.

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  • anonymous, santa monica, ca
  • I am a past student here

    1) if you are coming from a warmer climate area be prepared for 4 seasons - philadelphia gets really humid in the summer and snows in the winter. 2) be passionate about learning and making the world a better place 3) take care of yourself while in school - get plenty of sleep, exercise and eat well and you'll enhance your time there. start these good "mindful" habits now. 4) it helps to be extremely well rounded, academically, intellectually, with your activities, etc. 5) visit the campus before you apply to see if it feels like the right fit.

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