Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley can be found in Center Valley, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley has only around 920 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to this school. A score in the range of 1300 to 1650 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 28 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley average GPA (2.98 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Approximately 90% of all applicant were admitted at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 29% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.psu.edu.

Overall Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

85.5%

The overall acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley was reported as 85.5% in Fall 2012 with over 909 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: 1300 - 1650
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 28
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley, 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 Lehigh Valley has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 80.7%
  • 2009-2010: 93.6%
  • 2010-2011: 87.4%
  • 2011-2012: 87.4%
  • 2012-2013: 85.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2017-2018: 87.0%

How Does Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Compare?

85.5%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church51.8%
Rosemont College58.4%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill81.1%
Moore College of Art and Design56.3%

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
Applicants90957.5%42.5%
Admitted77757.0%43.0%
Enrolled22564.9%35.1%

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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 550
Math450 - 570
Writing420 - 530
Total Score1300 - 1650
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 26
Math18 - 26
Composite Score19 - 28
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