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Penn State Shenango Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Penn State Shenango

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Penn State Shenango
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Penn State Shenango and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #63 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 205 out of 276 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Penn State Shenango SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Penn State Shenango
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Penn State Shenango
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1110

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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 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #81 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. 49 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
1180 and Above Good >83%
1105 to 1180 Avg + 74%-83%
1030 to 1105 Avg - 63%-74%
955 to 1030 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 955 Low <50%
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Penn State Shenango ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Penn State Shenango
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Penn State Shenango
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #82 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 9 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
23 and Above Good >83%
20 to 23 Avg + 74%-83%
17 to 20 Avg - 63%-74%
14 to 17 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 14 Low <50%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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 173 103 276
Accepted 129 76 205
Acceptance Rate 75% 74% 74%
Enrolled 38 27 65
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 36% 32%

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.