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Clarion University of Pennsylvania Admission Requirements

Clarion, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
94%
Admission Difficulty for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Clarion University of Pennsylvania and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Clarion University of Pennsylvania is 94%.  It ranks #103 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Clarion University of Pennsylvania is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,530 out of 2,685 applicants were admitted.

Clarion University of Pennsylvania typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.46. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Clarion University of Pennsylvania. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Clarion University of Pennsylvania SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
91%
SAT Scores for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Clarion University of Pennsylvania ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
14%
ACT Scores for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Clarion University of Pennsylvania GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
3.46
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Clarion University of Pennsylvania?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Clarion University of Pennsylvania. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Clarion University of Pennsylvania was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #49 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.46 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Clarion University of Pennsylvania accepts 94% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Clarion University of Pennsylvania students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 10.8% Good
3.75 to 3.99 20.1% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 23.2% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 16.9% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 12.4% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 11.3% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 4.9% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.4% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

69% of Clarion University of Pennsylvania freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Clarion University of Pennsylvania students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 32%
Top 50% of class 69%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Clarion University of Pennsylvania admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,770 915 2,685
Accepted 1,681 849 2,530
Acceptance Rate 95% 93% 94%
Enrolled 516 243 759
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 29% 30%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Clarion University of Pennsylvania is $35.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Clarion University of Pennsylvania and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Clarion University of Pennsylvania Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Clarion University of Pennsylvania
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=211644 IPEDS survey data for Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

FAQs

Does Clarion University of Pennsylvania prefer SAT or ACT?

91% of students submit their SAT scores to Clarion University of Pennsylvania. 14% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Clarion University of Pennsylvania?

94% of those who apply are granted admission to Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.