Penn State Shenango Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Penn State Shenango
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Penn State Shenango? The school has a 72% acceptance rate. Last year, 143 out of 198 applicants were admitted making Penn State Shenango a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 54% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Penn State Shenango is a prized outcome for many students.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Penn State Shenango
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Penn State Shenango
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1120
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Penn State Shenango typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 1020 out of 1600. 35 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 Shenango admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >81%
1020 to 1120 Avg + 72%-81%
920 to 1020 Avg - 60%-72%
820 to 920 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 820 Low <47%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Penn State Shenango
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Penn State Shenango
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 29
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Penn State Shenango regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 29 and above have very competitive chances. 5 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Penn State Shenango.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Penn State Shenango admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >81%
24 to 29 Avg + 72%-81%
19 to 24 Avg - 60%-72%
14 to 19 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 14 Low <47%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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

Admission Statistics

Penn State Shenango admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 129 69 198
Accepted 96 47 143
Acceptance Rate 74% 68% 72%
Enrolled 49 28 77
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 51% 60% 54%

Admission Requirements

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

Penn State Shenango 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 Shenango
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=214634 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Shenango.