Youngstown State University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Youngstown State University
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
Applicants Submitting SAT20%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1080|
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 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #34 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 20 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1190 and Above||Good||>79%|
|1075 to 1190||Avg +||69%-79%|
|960 to 1075||Avg -||57%-69%|
|845 to 960||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 845||Low||<44%|
Youngstown State University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT86%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #46 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 86 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Youngstown State University.
ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Youngstown State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>79%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||69%-79%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||57%-69%|
|15 to 18||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 15||Low||<44%|
Avg. High School GPA3.01
Typical High School GradesB
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. The school ranks #52 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Youngstown State University accepts 69% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
57% of Youngstown State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply196
Applicants have 196 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Youngstown State University before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Youngstown State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Not applicable|
|High School GPA||Not applicable|
|High School Class Rank||Not applicable|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Not applicable|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Not applicable|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
20% of students submit their SAT scores to Youngstown State University. 86% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
Youngstown State University has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.