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East Stroudsburg University Admission Requirements

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Chances of getting into East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81.6%
Admission Difficulty for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into East Stroudsburg University and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #89 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,986 out of 8,565 applicants were admitted making East Stroudsburg 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 66 percent. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

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East Stroudsburg University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
910-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT
58%
SAT Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 910
SAT Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1020

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania typically requires applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #83 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. 58 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >89%
1015 to 1120 Avg + 82%-89%
910 to 1015 Avg - 73%-82%
805 to 910 Reach 61%-73%
Less than 805 Low <61%
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East Stroudsburg University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
11%
ACT Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
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 East Stroudsburg University?

Admission data indicates that East Stroudsburg 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #65 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 11 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >90%
21 to 24 Avg + 82%-90%
19 to 21 Avg - 75%-82%
17 to 19 Reach 66%-75%
Less than 17 Low <66%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3*
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #59 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as East Stroudsburg University accepts 82% of all applicants.

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High School Class Rank

61% of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 2%
Top 25% of class 10%
Top 50% of class 39%
Bottom 50% of class 61%
Bottom 25% of class 25%

Admission Statistics

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,309 3,256 8,565
Accepted 4,521 2,465 6,986
Acceptance Rate 85% 76% 82%
Enrolled 640 497 1,137
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 20% 16%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania and what considerations affect admission decisions?

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212115 IPEDS survey data for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Frequently Asked Questions

58% of students submit their SAT scores to East Stroudsburg University. 11% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

82% of those who apply are granted admission to East Stroudsburg University. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 910 and 1120. 58% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 11% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.