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International Applicants

Penn’s undergraduate population includes students from over 100 countries. Join a dynamic global community of scholars with access to professors who are leaders in their fields and forge friendships with students who share a passion for learning.Explore Philadelphia—a vibrant world-class city.

Penn seeks students with intellectual curiosity, an interdisciplinary mindset, and a desire to contribute something positive to the world; people with genuine passions and the ability to turn their ideas and interests into action; and people whose talents and experience will make an impact on our community.

To learn more about the application process for international students, please see the resources below.


The University of Pennsylvania Office of Admission neither endorses nor supports the use of agents and independent college admissions related business in the application process. Our office works directly with applicants, schools, government, Education USA, non-profit and community based organizations.