Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine can be found in Media, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 1,800 students are enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine.

Many of the students admitted to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine got an SAT score within the range of 1270 to 1610, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 17 to 23. We were able to estimate the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine average GPA (2.89 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 79% with 36% of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.psu.edu.

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

79.0%

The overall acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine was reported as 79.0% in Fall 2012 with over 1,280 applications submitted to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine. 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: 1270 - 1610
  • ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

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 Brandywine has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 77.9%
  • 2009-2010: 85.3%
  • 2010-2011: 81.3%
  • 2011-2012: 83.3%
  • 2012-2013: 79.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2017-2018: 81.2%

How Does Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine Compare?

79.0%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Neumann University55.3%
Swarthmore College14.3%
Immaculata University79.6%
Eastern University64.1%
Cabrini College74.3%

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
Applicants1,27952.4%47.6%
Admitted1,01153.7%46.3%
Enrolled36860.1%39.9%

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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading420 - 520
Math440 - 560
Writing410 - 530
Total Score1270 - 1610
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 23
Math17 - 23
Composite Score17 - 23
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