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Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
93%
Admission Difficulty for Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus is 93%.  It ranks #98 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 8,411 out of 9,034 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent (SAT 930/1130 ACT 18/24). Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.4. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
930-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT 
83%
SAT Scores for Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1030

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus?

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus typically prefers applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 830. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus ranks #55 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 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

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1130 and Above Good >96%
1030 to 1130 Avg + 93%-96%
930 to 1030 Avg - 87%-93%
830 to 930 Reach 79%-87%
Less than 830 Low <79%
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
12%
ACT Scores for Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
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 Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus?

Admission data indicates that Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #44 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
24 and Above Good >96%
21 to 24 Avg + 93%-96%
18 to 21 Avg - 87%-93%
15 to 18 Reach 79%-87%
Less than 15 Low <79%
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.4
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #64 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus accepts 93% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 17.39% Good
3.75 to 3.99 14.9% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 17.1% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 14.88% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 13.34% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 17.05% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 4.68% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.68% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

64% of Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 30%
Top 50% of class 64%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,060 2,974 9,034
Accepted 5,745 2,666 8,411
Acceptance Rate 95% 90% 93%
Enrolled 1,206 654 1,860
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 25% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
190

Applicants have 190 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus
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=213020 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus.

FAQs

Does Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus prefer SAT or ACT?

83% of students submit their SAT scores to Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus?

93% of those who apply are granted admission to Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus. 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 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1130. 83% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 12% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.