Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny can be found in McKeesport, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is about 840 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 1220 (25th percentile) - 1580 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 18 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants that get into Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.18 for accepted students. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny sends acceptance letters to approximately 80% of students applying each year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 36% registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.psu.edu.

Overall Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

79.8%

The overall acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny was reported as 79.8% in Fall 2012 with over 699 college applications submitted to this school. 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: 1220 - 1580
  • ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny 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 Greater Allegheny has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 78.2%
  • 2009-2010: 86.1%
  • 2010-2011: 82.8%
  • 2011-2012: 81.1%
  • 2012-2013: 79.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2017-2018: 81.3%

How Does Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny Compare?

79.8%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is forty-four 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 Fayette- Eberly Campus89.2%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver87.3%
Bethany College49.5%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango69.4%

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
Applicants69953.4%46.6%
Admitted55852.2%47.8%
Enrolled20162.7%37.3%

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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 520
Math420 - 560
Writing390 - 500
Total Score1220 - 1580
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math17 - 26
Composite Score18 - 24
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