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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania

Penn State Schuylkill Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Penn State Schuylkill

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
75.5%
Admission Difficulty for Penn State Schuylkill
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Penn State Schuylkill and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #0 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 485 out of 642 applicants were admitted making Penn State Schuylkill an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent. Penn State Schuylkill typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Penn State Schuylkill SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
80%
SAT Scores for Penn State Schuylkill
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Penn State Schuylkill
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
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 Schuylkill?

Penn State Schuylkill typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #91 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Penn State Schuylkill admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >84%
1080 to 1180 Avg + 76%-84%
980 to 1080 Avg - 65%-76%
880 to 980 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 880 Low <52%
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Penn State Schuylkill ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
4%
ACT Scores for Penn State Schuylkill
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Penn State Schuylkill
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Penn State Schuylkill regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #0 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 4 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Penn State Schuylkill.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Penn State Schuylkill admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >85%
20 to 25 Avg + 76%-85%
16 to 20 Avg - 66%-76%
12 to 16 Reach 55%-66%
Less than 12 Low <55%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.75
Typical High School Grades
B-

You can get into Penn State Schuylkill with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Penn State Schuylkill was 2.75 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.75 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Penn State Schuylkill accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Penn State Schuylkill students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 3% Good
3.50 to 3.75 4% Good
3.25 to 3.50 11% Good
3.00 to 3.25 16% Good
2.75 to 3.00 31% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 30% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 5% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

63% of Penn State Schuylkill freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Penn State Schuylkill students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 28%
Top 50% of class 63%
Bottom 50% of class 37%
Bottom 25% of class 16%

Admission Statistics

Penn State Schuylkill admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 371 271 642
Accepted 274 211 485
Acceptance Rate 74% 78% 76%
Enrolled 103 75 178
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 36% 37%

Admission Requirements

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

Penn State Schuylkill 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 Schuylkill
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=214810 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Schuylkill.