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Penn State Shenango Admission Requirements

Sharon, Pennsylvania

Chances of getting into Penn State Shenango

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
74.5%
Admission Difficulty for Penn State Shenango
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Penn State Shenango and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate ranking it #62 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 123 out of 165 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 extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 52% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Penn State Shenango is a prized outcome for many students.

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Penn State Shenango SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
900-1060
Applicants Submitting SAT
38%
SAT Scores for Penn State Shenango
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Penn State Shenango
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1060
Average SAT Score 980

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 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 980 out of 1600. The school ranks #92 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. 38 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 Shenango admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1060 and Above Good >84%
980 to 1060 Avg + 75%-84%
900 to 980 Avg - 64%-75%
820 to 900 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 820 Low <51%
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Penn State Shenango ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-21 
Applicants Submitting ACT
9%
ACT Scores for Penn State Shenango
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Penn State Shenango
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 19
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 21
Average ACT Score 19

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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #83 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Penn State Shenango.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Penn State Shenango admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >86%
19 to 21 Avg + 75%-86%
18 to 19 Avg - 68%-75%
17 to 18 Reach 60%-68%
Less than 17 Low <60%
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Penn State Shenango GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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Admission Statistics

Penn State Shenango admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 82 83 165
Accepted 62 61 123
Acceptance Rate 76% 73% 75%
Enrolled 31 33 64
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 50% 54% 52%

Admission Requirements

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

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
B
SUNY College at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York

W
West Virginia State University

Institute, West Virginia

C
Coppin State University

Baltimore, Maryland

M
Morgan State University

Baltimore, Maryland

M
Morrisville State College

Morrisville, New York

M
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Princess Anne, Maryland

K
Kean University

Union, New Jersey

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214634 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Shenango.

FAQs

Does Penn State Shenango prefer SAT or ACT?

38% of students submit their SAT scores to Penn State Shenango. 9% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Penn State Shenango?

75% of those who apply are granted admission to Penn State Shenango. Admission competition is 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 Shenango?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1060. 38% 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 Shenango?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 21. 9% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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