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Pennsylvania College of Technology Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Williamsport, PA

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Noncompetitive: Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English    
Mathematics    
Science    
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
One College Avenue
City, State, Zip
Williamsport, PA 17701-5778
Phone
(800) 367-9222
Fax
(570) 321-5551
E-mail
admissions@pct.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
 
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
 
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
 
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
College transcripts for transfers recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
78% of 3,735 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 1,566 applicants were admitted
Men
81% of 2,169 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,330 (80%) of 2,902 admitted students enrolled
Women
946 (83%) of 1,139 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,384 (79%) of 1,763 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 GPA
3.05
3.75 and Above
13%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
13%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
490-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
.6%
Score of 600 - 700
19%
Score of 500 - 600
54.4%
Score of 400 - 500
21%
Score of 300 - 400
5%
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
480-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
.6%
Score of 600 - 700
18%
Score of 500 - 600
51.4%
Score of 400 - 500
26%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
3%
Score of 24 - 29
30%
Score of 18 - 23
52%
Score of 12 - 17
10%
Score of 6 - 11
5%
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 7%
Top quarter: 22%
Top half: 56%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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