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Penn State York Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Penn State York

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
85.3%
Admission Difficulty for Penn State York
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Penn State York and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #99 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 972 out of 1,139 applicants were admitted making Penn State York an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Penn State York SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for Penn State York
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Penn State York
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 680
SAT Composite 75th 1300
Average SAT Score 1170

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

Penn State York 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 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 York admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >91%
1165 to 1300 Avg + 85%-91%
1030 to 1165 Avg - 77%-85%
895 to 1030 Reach 66%-77%
Less than 895 Low <66%
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Penn State York ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
10%
ACT Scores for Penn State York
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Penn State York
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 32
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Penn State York regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #45 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 10 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Penn State York.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Penn State York admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >91%
23 to 25 Avg + 85%-91%
21 to 23 Avg - 77%-85%
19 to 21 Reach 66%-77%
Less than 19 Low <66%
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Penn State York GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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Admission Statistics

Penn State York admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 450 689 1,139
Accepted 396 576 972
Acceptance Rate 88% 84% 85%
Enrolled 95 161 256
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 28% 26%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
61

Applicants have 61 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Penn State York and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Penn State York 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 York
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=214829 IPEDS survey data for Penn State York.

FAQs

Does Penn State York prefer SAT or ACT?

85% of students submit their SAT scores to Penn State York. 10% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Penn State York?

85% of those who apply are granted admission to Penn State York. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Penn State York?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1300. 85% 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 York?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 25. 10% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.