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Penn State Mont Alto Admission Requirements

Mont Alto, Pennsylvania

Chances of getting into Penn State Mont Alto

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
76.2%
Admission Difficulty for Penn State Mont Alto
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Penn State Mont Alto and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #69 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 422 out of 554 applicants were admitted making Penn State Mont Alto 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 52 percent. Only 49% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Penn State Mont Alto SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
75%
SAT Scores for Penn State Mont Alto
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Penn State Mont Alto
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1080

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

Penn State Mont Alto typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #63 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 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 Mont Alto admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >84%
1075 to 1180 Avg + 76%-84%
970 to 1075 Avg - 65%-76%
865 to 970 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 865 Low <52%
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Penn State Mont Alto ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
6%
ACT Scores for Penn State Mont Alto
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Penn State Mont Alto
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Penn State Mont Alto?

Admission data indicates that Penn State Mont Alto regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #34 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Penn State Mont Alto.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Penn State Mont Alto admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >86%
24 to 27 Avg + 76%-86%
22 to 24 Avg - 67%-76%
20 to 22 Reach 58%-67%
Less than 20 Low <58%
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Penn State Mont Alto GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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Admission Statistics

Penn State Mont Alto admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 323 231 554
Accepted 232 190 422
Acceptance Rate 72% 82% 76%
Enrolled 108 100 208
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 47% 53% 49%

Admission Requirements

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

Penn State Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214795 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Mont Alto.

FAQs

Does Penn State Mont Alto prefer SAT or ACT?

75% of students submit their SAT scores to Penn State Mont Alto. 6% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Penn State Mont Alto?

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

What SAT score is required for Penn State Mont Alto?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1180. 75% 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 Mont Alto?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 27. 6% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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