Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango can be found in Sharon, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango has only around 700 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores to this school. A score between 1170 - 1470 on the SAT exam, or 15 - 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango average GPA (2.80 - 3.04) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 69 percent with 57 percent of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.psu.edu.

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

69.4%

The overall acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango was reported as 69.4% in Fall 2012 with over 229 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: 1170 - 1470
  • ACT Scores: 15 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.04

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango 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 Shenango has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 84.6%
  • 2009-2010: 77.3%
  • 2010-2011: 73.3%
  • 2011-2012: 74.4%
  • 2012-2013: 69.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2017-2018: 73.4%

How Does Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango Compare?

69.4%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango is twenty-five 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 Beaver87.3%
Cleveland Institute of Art68.3%
Cleveland Institute of Music54.8%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington73.8%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny79.8%

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
Applicants22933.6%66.4%
Admitted15935.8%64.2%
Enrolled9030.0%70.0%

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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading400 - 480
Math390 - 510
Writing380 - 480
Total Score1170 - 1470
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 23
Math15 - 23
Composite Score15 - 22
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