|Applicant Competition||Very 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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||680|
|SAT Composite 75th||1300|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||32|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||23|
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
|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%|
Penn State York has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||28%||26%|
Applicants have 61 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Penn State York 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|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214829 IPEDS survey data for Penn State York.
85% of students submit their SAT scores to Penn State York. 10% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.