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East Stroudsburg University Admission Requirements

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
91%
Admission Difficulty for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into East Stroudsburg University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at East Stroudsburg University is 91%.  It ranks #91 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. East Stroudsburg 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, 4,240 out of 4,685 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent (SAT 900/1110 ACT 16/23). East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.18. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the lower half of their high school class. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The East Stroudsburg University application fee is $25 and applications are due by Mar 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 58% of students submitted SAT scores and 11% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

East Stroudsburg University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
900-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT 
58%
SAT Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1010

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 790. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. East Stroudsburg University ranks #60 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. 58 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1110 and Above Good >95%
1005 to 1110 Avg + 91%-95%
900 to 1005 Avg - 84%-91%
795 to 900 Reach 74%-84%
Less than 795 Low <74%
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East Stroudsburg University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
16-23 
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 16
ACT Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 19

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 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 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 #55 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 11 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >95%
19 to 23 Avg + 91%-95%
16 to 19 Avg - 85%-91%
13 to 16 Reach 77%-85%
Less than 13 Low <77%
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East Stroudsburg University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.18
Typical High School Grades 
B

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

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into East Stroudsburg University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania was 3.18 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #88 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.18 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as East Stroudsburg University accepts 91% of all applicants.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

58.3% of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania freshman were in the lower 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 1.5%
Top 25% of class 11.8%
Top 50% of class 42%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,734 1,951 4,685
Accepted 2,506 1,734 4,240
Acceptance Rate 92% 89% 91%
Enrolled 543 409 952
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 24% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
86

Applicants have 86 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is $25.

Application Requirements

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

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
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.

FAQs

Does East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania?

91% 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.

What SAT score is required for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1110. 58% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 23. 11% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.