Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver can be found in Monaca, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver has only about 900 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

The majority of students getting into this school earned an SAT score between 1230 to 1570, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 16 to 24. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. This school has an acceptance rate of about 87% with 36% of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.psu.edu.

Overall Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

87.3%

The overall acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver was reported as 87.3% in Fall 2012 with over 670 applications submitted to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1230 - 1570
  • ACT Scores: 16 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2017 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2017-2018 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 89.6%
  • 2009-2010: 93.0%
  • 2010-2011: 91.6%
  • 2011-2012: 86.4%
  • 2012-2013: 87.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2017-2018: 88.6%

How Does Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Compare?

87.3%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver is fifty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington73.8%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny79.8%
Bethany College49.5%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango69.4%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly Campus89.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants67058.5%41.5%
Admitted58557.8%42.2%
Enrolled20861.5%38.5%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading420 - 530
Math420 - 540
Writing390 - 500
Total Score1230 - 1570
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math16 - 21
Composite Score16 - 24
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