Penn received 40,413 applications for admission to the Class of 2020. Of those applicants, 3,757, or 9.3 percent, were offered admission. Ninety-six percent of the students admitted for Fall 2017 came from the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class. The middle 50% of scores, as well as the median scores, on each of the two SAT components, are as follows:
- SAT Reading component: 710 to 780, with a median of 760
- SAT Math component: 730 to 800, with a median of 770
2,456 students matriculated into this year's freshman class.