Users' questions

Does UPenn reject Early Decision?

Does UPenn reject Early Decision?

You are denied under the Early Decision program. We appreciate that attending Penn is a tradition for many families, so an applicant’s affiliation with Penn, either by being a child or grandchild of alumni, is given the most consideration through Early Decision.

Is Early Decision higher acceptance rate?

While ED admission rates are declining, as of just a couple years ago, ED applicants experienced admission rates 10-12% higher than those of RD applicants. EA doesn’t provide as large of an admission advantage as ED, although data from the same year still shows an advantage of 4-6% over RD applicants.

Is it worth it to apply Early Decision?

Academic research has demonstrated that applying ED is worth 100 points on the SAT. This makes sense—colleges, even of the elite variety, are competing with each other for top candidates. Any applicant who applies via Early Decision is irrevocably committing themselves to one school.

What is the acceptance rate for Penn Wharton?

The early applicant pool enjoyed a 19.7% acceptance rate in the previous cycle. A sizable 22% of those admitted early in the 2020-21 cycle were legacy students. Approximately 55% of the freshman class is typically filled in the ED round.

Which is an early action or Regular Decision College?

Institution Early Action Admission Rate Early Decision Admission Rate Regular Decision Admission Rate Adelphi University 84% 68% Agnes Scott College 80% 65% Albion College 82% 57% Allegheny College 87% 18% 49%

Can you be a clear admit at Wharton?

The students accepted at Wharton may be a little stronger, on average, but there isn’t anyone who is a marginal candidate at Wharton who would be a clear admit at CAS. Just to be clear, for people who apply Early Decision, by far the most common outcome is that their applications are deferred to the Regular Decision round in the spring.

Which is better early decision or Regular Decision?

Institution Early Decision Admission Rate Regular Decision Admission Rate Tags Boston College 37% 24% BC Boston University 30% 18% BU Bowdoin College 23% 7% Brandeis University 37% 29%