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Youngstown, Ohio

Youngstown State University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Youngstown State University

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Youngstown State University? Youngstown State University is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Youngstown State University directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Youngstown State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1060-1290
Applicants Submitting SAT
18%
SAT Scores for Youngstown State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Youngstown State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1290
Average SAT Score 1180

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Youngstown State University?

Youngstown State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. 18 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

SAT scores are not required for admission consideration at Youngstown State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Youngstown State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1290 and Above Good >75%
1175 to 1290 Avg + 64%-75%
1060 to 1175 Avg - 51%-64%
945 to 1060 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 945 Low <38%
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Youngstown State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
84%
ACT Scores for Youngstown State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Youngstown State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Youngstown State University?

Admission data indicates that Youngstown State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 84 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Youngstown State University.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Youngstown State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Youngstown State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >75%
22 to 25 Avg + 64%-75%
19 to 22 Avg - 51%-64%
16 to 19 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 16 Low <38%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.01
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Youngstown State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Youngstown State University was 3.01 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Youngstown State University accepts 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Youngstown State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 23% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 14% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 8% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

57% of Youngstown State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Youngstown State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 17%
Top 50% of class 57%
Bottom 50% of class 43%
Bottom 25% of class 18%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
12

Applicants have 12 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Youngstown State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Youngstown State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Youngstown State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206695 IPEDS survey data for Youngstown State University.