Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Foreign Language 3 2
Social Studies 3
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component Not reported
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
201 Old Main
University Park
PA
16802
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30, 2021
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
November 30, 2021
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
49% of 71,903 applicants were admitted
Women
52% of 36,956 applicants were admitted
Men
46% of 34,947 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
9,475 (27%) of 35,302 admitted students enrolled
Women
4,647 (24%) of 19,385 admitted students enrolled
Men
4,828 (30%) of 15,917 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
4,651
Students Accepting Wait List Position
2,911
Students Admitted From Wait List
1,169
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
33%
3.50 - 3.74
30%
3.25 - 3.49
25%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 580-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
25.5%
Score of 600 - 700
43.8%
Score of 500 - 600
28.2%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0.2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 580-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
12.6%
Score of 600 - 700
55.6%
Score of 500 - 600
28.7%
Score of 400 - 500
2.9%
Score of 300 - 400
0.1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
25-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
32.9%
Score of 24 - 29
53.2%
Score of 18 - 23
13.5%
Score of 12 - 17
0.4%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported