How to Apply

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)
  • Penn’s undergraduate admissions timetable, including deadlines for Early Decision and Regular Decision
  • Interview Information
  • AP and Transfer Credit Policies


Submit your application online using the Common Application (for undergraduate freshmen 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. If submitting the Common Application online, you must also submit your Supplement online or we will not receive your application.

Read more about applying online and download application materials.