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Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English  4
Mathematics  4
Science  3
Foreign Language  2
Social Studies  3
History  
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredAugust 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
AddressOne University Plaza
City, State, ZipYoungstown, OH  44555-0001
Phone(330) 941-2000
Fax(330) 941-1998
E-mailenroll@ysu.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineAugust 1
Application Fee$45
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationRolling
Accept Offer of AdmissionNot reported
Waiting List UsedNo
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationNot accepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
 
Letters of
Recommendation
 
OtherMinimum ACT composite score of 17 or combined SAT critical reading and math score of 820 required for freshmen
Financial NeedFinancial need is a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate67% of 9,010 applicants were admitted
   Women68% of 5,019 applicants were admitted
   Men67% of 3,991 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled3,235 (53%) of 6,071 admitted students enrolled
   Women1,674 (49%) of 3,403 admitted students enrolled
   Men1,561 (59%) of 2,668 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 
Students Accepting Wait List Position 
Students Admitted From Wait List 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.24
3.75 and Above17%
3.50 - 3.7414%
3.25 - 3.4914%
3.00 - 3.2416%
2.50 - 2.9924%
2.00 - 2.4914%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math493 average
430-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
12%
Score of 500 - 600
33%
Score of 400 - 500
36%
Score of 300 - 400
16%
Score of 200 - 300
1%
SAT Critical Reading485 average
420-540 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
10%
Score of 500 - 600
29%
Score of 400 - 500
46%
Score of 300 - 400
13%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing455 average
390-510 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
7%
Score of 500 - 600
22%
Score of 400 - 500
43%
Score of 300 - 400
25%
Score of 200 - 300
2%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite22 average
18-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
5%
Score of 24 - 29
26%
Score of 18 - 23
51%
Score of 12 - 17
18%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 12%
Top quarter: 30%
Top half: 61%
Bottom half: 39%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.65 3.84 665 670 26
Low 3.27 3.39 640 660 23
High 4.00 4.37 690 680 29
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