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Penn State Altoona Admission Requirements

Altoona, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Penn State Altoona

Penn State Altoona SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
87%
SAT Scores for Penn State Altoona
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Penn State Altoona
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Penn State Altoona ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
8%
ACT Scores for Penn State Altoona
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Penn State Altoona
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Penn State Altoona GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.04
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Penn State Altoona?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Penn State Altoona. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Penn State Altoona was 3.04 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #90 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Penn State Altoona students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 3% Good
3.50 to 3.75 9% Good
3.25 to 3.50 20% Good
3.00 to 3.25 25% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 34% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 9% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

74% of Penn State Altoona freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Penn State Altoona students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 5%
Top 25% of class 25%
Top 50% of class 74%
Bottom 50% of class 26%
Bottom 25% of class 5%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
132

Applicants have 132 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Penn State Altoona is $65.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Penn State Altoona and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Penn State Altoona Admission Requirements
Test Scores
High School GPA
High School Class Rank
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Demonstration of Competencies

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Penn State Altoona
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=214689 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Altoona.

FAQs

Does Penn State Altoona prefer SAT or ACT?

87% of students submit their SAT scores to Penn State Altoona. 8% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Penn State Altoona?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to Penn State Altoona. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.