Penn received 35,866 applications for admission to the Class of 2018. Of those applicants, 3,718, or 10.4 percent, were offered admission. Ninety-three percent of the students admitted for Fall 2014 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 three SAT components, are as follows:
- SAT Reading component: 680 to 780, with a median of 730
- SAT Math component: 700 to 790, with a median of 750
- SAT Writing component: 700 to 790, with a median of 750
(Fall 2014) 2,425 students matriculated into this year's freshman class.