Penn State Schuylkill Admission Requirements

Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania

Chances of getting into Penn State Schuylkill

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Penn State Schuylkill
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Penn State Schuylkill and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #59 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 305 out of 414 applicants were admitted making Penn State Schuylkill a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 79 percent. Penn State Schuylkill typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 47% 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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Find out which students are getting accepted at Penn State Schuylkill, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Penn State Schuylkill SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Penn State Schuylkill
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for Penn State Schuylkill
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1000

SAT Scores you need to get in

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 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #91 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 Schuylkill admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >83%
995 to 1100 Avg + 74%-83%
890 to 995 Avg - 63%-74%
785 to 890 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 785 Low <50%
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Penn State Schuylkill ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Penn State Schuylkill
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Penn State Schuylkill
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Penn State Schuylkill GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

What GPA do you need to get into Penn State Schuylkill?

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 #96 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Penn State Schuylkill accepts 74% of students who apply.

 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House


Admission Statistics

Penn State Schuylkill admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 236 178 414
Accepted 170 135 305
Acceptance Rate 72% 76% 74%
Enrolled 75 67 142
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 44% 50% 47%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Penn State Schuylkill and what student information is used for 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

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne, New Jersey

CUNY Lehman College

Bronx, New York

SUNY College of Technology at Delhi

Delhi, New York

Frostburg State University

Frostburg, Maryland

SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

Cobleskill, New York

California University of Pennsylvania

California, Pennsylvania

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214810 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Schuylkill.


Does Penn State Schuylkill prefer SAT or ACT?

68% of students submit their SAT scores to Penn State Schuylkill. 1% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Penn State Schuylkill?

74% of those who apply are granted admission to Penn State Schuylkill. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Penn State Schuylkill?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1100. 68% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

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