Penn State Brandywine Admission RequirementsMedia, Pennsylvania
Chances of getting into Penn State Brandywine
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Penn State Brandywine and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate ranking it #104 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,189 out of 1,369 applicants were admitted making Penn State Brandywine an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Penn State Brandywine SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT82%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1080|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Penn State Brandywine?
Penn State Brandywine typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #61 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1190 and Above||Good||>92%|
|1075 to 1190||Avg +||87%-92%|
|960 to 1075||Avg -||80%-87%|
|845 to 960||Reach||70%-80%|
|Less than 845||Low||<70%|
Penn State Brandywine ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT5%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Penn State Brandywine?
Admission data indicates that Penn State Brandywine regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #32 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 5 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Penn State Brandywine.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>92%|
|24 to 28||Avg +||87%-92%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||81%-87%|
|18 to 21||Reach||73%-81%|
|Less than 18||Low||<73%|
Penn State Brandywine has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||28%||35%||32%|
What are the requirements for admission to Penn State Brandywine and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214731 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Brandywine.
Frequently Asked Questions
82% of students submit their SAT scores to Penn State Brandywine. 5% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
87% of those who apply are granted admission to Penn State Brandywine. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1190. 82% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.