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Penn State Hazleton Admission Requirements

Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Chances of getting into Penn State Hazleton

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
85.8%
Admission Difficulty for Penn State Hazleton
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Penn State Hazleton and can I get accepted? The school has a 86% acceptance rate ranking it #101 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 406 out of 473 applicants were admitted making Penn State Hazleton an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. Only 49% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Penn State Hazleton SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
77%
SAT Scores for Penn State Hazleton
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Penn State Hazleton
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1040

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

Penn State Hazleton 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #78 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Penn State Hazleton admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >91%
1035 to 1140 Avg + 86%-91%
930 to 1035 Avg - 78%-86%
825 to 930 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 825 Low <68%
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Penn State Hazleton ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
6%
ACT Scores for Penn State Hazleton
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Penn State Hazleton
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 29
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 Hazleton?

Admission data indicates that Penn State Hazleton 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 16 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 #33 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Penn State Hazleton.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Penn State Hazleton admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >91%
24 to 28 Avg + 86%-91%
20 to 24 Avg - 78%-86%
16 to 20 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 16 Low <68%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

Admission Statistics

Penn State Hazleton admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 224 249 473
Accepted 190 216 406
Acceptance Rate 85% 87% 86%
Enrolled 93 107 200
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 49% 50% 49%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Penn State Hazleton and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Penn State Hazleton 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 Hazleton
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=214768 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Hazleton.

Frequently Asked Questions

77% of students submit their SAT scores to Penn State Hazleton. 6% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

86% of those who apply are granted admission to Penn State Hazleton. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1140. 77% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 28. 6% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.