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East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
83.6%
Admission Difficulty for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into East Stroudsburg University and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #93 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,764 out of 9,292 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 easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Only 17% 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
990-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
84%
SAT Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1080

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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 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #92 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >90%
1075 to 1160 Avg + 84%-90%
990 to 1075 Avg - 76%-84%
905 to 990 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 905 Low <64%
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East Stroudsburg University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
14%
ACT Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #55 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 14 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
25 and Above Good >91%
22 to 25 Avg + 84%-91%
20 to 22 Avg - 77%-84%
18 to 20 Reach 69%-77%
Less than 18 Low <69%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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 5,724 3,568 9,292
Accepted 4,984 2,780 7,764
Acceptance Rate 87% 78% 84%
Enrolled 734 558 1,292
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 20% 17%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2019.

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.