How To Apply

Prospective Penn Engineering undergraduates should apply through the University of Pennsylvania’s Office of Admissions.

Before applying, please become familiar with the relevant requirements for freshmen admission:

  • High school documents (transcripts, recommendations, etc.)
  • Tests you may need to take (SAT, ACT, TOEFL)  Note: the test-optional policy has been extended through 2023-24
  • Penn’s undergraduate admissions timetable, including deadlines for Early Decision and Regular Decision
  • Interview Information
  • AP and Transfer Credit Policies

To apply online:

Submit your application online using the Common Application or the Coalition Application (for undergraduate first year and transfer applicants only). As a part of this application, students must complete a personal essay. Additionally, Penn applicants must complete the Penn Writing Supplement.

Read more about applying online and download application materials.