Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto can be found in Mont Alto, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 1,400 students are enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores at this school. A score in the range of 1220 - 1595 on the SAT exam, or 20 - 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.25. 83% of all applicants are accepted to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto, from which 48% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.psu.edu.

Overall Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

82.7%

The overall acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto was reported as 82.7% in Fall 2012 with over 827 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 - 1595
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 85.7%
  • 2009-2010: 90.0%
  • 2010-2011: 86.2%
  • 2011-2012: 84.8%
  • 2012-2013: 82.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2017-2018: 84.9%

How Does Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto Compare?

82.7%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wilson College52.7%
Mount St Mary's University67.4%
Gettysburg College41.6%
Hood College81.0%
Dickinson College44.5%

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
Applicants82744.7%55.3%
Admitted68444.9%55.1%
Enrolled32547.7%52.3%

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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 530
Math420 - 555
Writing390 - 510
Total Score1220 - 1595
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 22
Math18 - 25
Composite Score20 - 23
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