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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

Acceptance Rate
95%
Admission Difficulty for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Clarion University of Pennsylvania and can I get accepted? The school has a 95% acceptance rate ranking it #119 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,509 out of 2,640 applicants were admitted making Clarion University of Pennsylvania an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent. Clarion University of Pennsylvania typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Clarion University of Pennsylvania SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
91%
SAT Scores for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1040

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Clarion University of Pennsylvania?

Clarion University of Pennsylvania typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #60 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Clarion University of Pennsylvania admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >97%
1035 to 1130 Avg + 95%-97%
940 to 1035 Avg - 92%-95%
845 to 940 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 845 Low <87%
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Clarion University of Pennsylvania ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
14%
ACT Scores for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Clarion University of Pennsylvania?

Admission data indicates that Clarion University of Pennsylvania regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #56 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 14 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Clarion University of Pennsylvania admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >97%
20 to 23 Avg + 95%-97%
17 to 20 Avg - 92%-95%
14 to 17 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 14 Low <87%
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Clarion University of Pennsylvania GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.21
Typical High School Grades
B

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

Applicants need about 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 3.21 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #75 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.21 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Clarion University of Pennsylvania accepts 95% 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
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

High School Class Rank for admitted Clarion University of Pennsylvania students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 25%
Top 50% of class 50%
Bottom 50% of class 50%
Bottom 25% of class 36%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Clarion University of Pennsylvania admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,782 858 2,640
Accepted 1,700 809 2,509
Acceptance Rate 95% 94% 95%
Enrolled 531 235 766
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 29% 31%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Admission 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 Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
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?

95% of those who apply are granted admission to Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Clarion University of Pennsylvania?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1130. 91% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Clarion University of Pennsylvania?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 14% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.