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Penn State Greater Allegheny Admission Requirements

McKeesport, Pennsylvania

Chances of getting into Penn State Greater Allegheny

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
87.3%
Admission Difficulty for Penn State Greater Allegheny
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Penn State Greater Allegheny and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate ranking it #105 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 343 out of 393 applicants were admitted making Penn State Greater Allegheny 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 52 percent. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Penn State Greater Allegheny, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Penn State Greater Allegheny SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
68%
SAT Scores for Penn State Greater Allegheny
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Penn State Greater Allegheny
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1090

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Penn State Greater Allegheny?

Penn State Greater Allegheny typically requires 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 770. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #57 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Penn State Greater Allegheny admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >92%
1085 to 1240 Avg + 87%-92%
930 to 1085 Avg - 80%-87%
775 to 930 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 775 Low <70%
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Penn State Greater Allegheny ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
23-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
7%
ACT Scores for Penn State Greater Allegheny
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 26
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Penn State Greater Allegheny
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Penn State Greater Allegheny?

Admission data indicates that Penn State Greater Allegheny regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Penn State Greater Allegheny.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Penn State Greater Allegheny admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >92%
25 to 27 Avg + 87%-92%
23 to 25 Avg - 80%-87%
21 to 23 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 21 Low <70%
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Penn State Greater Allegheny GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Penn State Greater Allegheny has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Penn State Greater Allegheny admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 185 208 393
Accepted 161 182 343
Acceptance Rate 87% 88% 87%
Enrolled 51 66 117
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 36% 34%

Admission Requirements

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

Penn State Greater Allegheny Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Penn State Greater Allegheny
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
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West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

A
University of Akron Main Campus

Akron, Ohio

T
University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio

W
Wright State University Main Campus

Dayton, Ohio

O
Oakland University

Rochester Hills, Michigan

N
Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, Kentucky

O
SUNY College at Oswego

Oswego, New York

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214786 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Greater Allegheny.

FAQs

Does Penn State Greater Allegheny prefer SAT or ACT?

68% of students submit their SAT scores to Penn State Greater Allegheny. 7% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Penn State Greater Allegheny?

87% of those who apply are granted admission to Penn State Greater Allegheny. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Penn State Greater Allegheny?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1240. 68% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Penn State Greater Allegheny?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 27. 7% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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