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Johnstown, Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of Pittsburgh Johnstown

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65.1%
Admission Difficulty for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #37 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,055 out of 3,156 applicants were admitted making University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown 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 50 percent. University of Pittsburgh Johnstown typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
94%
SAT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1110

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Pittsburgh Johnstown?

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #41 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 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

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >76%
1110 to 1200 Avg + 65%-76%
1020 to 1110 Avg - 52%-65%
930 to 1020 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 930 Low <39%
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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
19%
ACT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown?

Admission data indicates that University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown 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 18 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #47 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Pittsburgh Johnstown.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >78%
23 to 26 Avg + 65%-78%
21 to 23 Avg - 55%-65%
19 to 21 Reach 44%-55%
Less than 19 Low <44%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Pittsburgh Johnstown. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Pittsburgh Johnstown was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #42 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Pittsburgh Johnstown students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 32% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 13% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

74% of University of Pittsburgh Johnstown freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Pittsburgh Johnstown students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 74%
Bottom 50% of class 26%
Bottom 25% of class 5%

Admission Statistics

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,797 1,359 3,156
Accepted 1,133 922 2,055
Acceptance Rate 63% 68% 65%
Enrolled 295 368 663
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 40% 32%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Pittsburgh Johnstown and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
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=215284 IPEDS survey data for University of Pittsburgh Johnstown.

Frequently Asked Questions

94% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. 19% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

65% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1200. 94% 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 26. 19% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.