|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
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.
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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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||540|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Average SAT Score||1000|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|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|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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
63% of Penn State Schuylkill freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||44%||50%||47%|
What are the requirements for admission to Penn State Schuylkill and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
Wayne, New Jersey
Bronx, New York
Delhi, New York
Cobleskill, New York
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214810 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Schuylkill.
68% of students submit their SAT scores to Penn State Schuylkill. 1% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.