California University of Pennsylvania (Cal U)
California University of Pennsylvania can be found in California, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around 10,000 students are enrolled at Cal U.
Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to this school. A score between 1290 - 1580 on the SAT exam, or 17 - 21 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Cal U average GPA (2.89 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 93% of all those students that apply are granted admission to Cal U, from which 41 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at calu.edu.
Overall Cal U Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for California University of Pennsylvania was reported as 92.7% in Fall 2013 with over 3,020 college applications submitted to Cal U. 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
- Cal U SAT Scores: 1290 - 1580
- Cal U ACT Scores: 17 - 21
- Cal U Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18
How Hard Is It to Get into California University of Pennsylvania?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
When determining how difficult it is for students to get into California University of Pennsylvania, 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 2020 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for California University of Pennsylvania has been getting much higher in the past few years.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2009-2010: 63.3%
- 2010-2011: 60.0%
- 2011-2012: 60.0%
- 2012-2013: 59.1%
- 2013-2014: 92.7%
- Projected Cal U Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 72.1%
How Does Cal U Compare?
The acceptance rate for Cal U is sixty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|Washington & Jefferson College||39.7%|
|Seton Hill University||65.2%|
|University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg||93.1%|
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
- Submit Recommendation Letters 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 2013)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Cal U (Fall 2013)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||440 - 530|
|Math||440 - 540|
|Writing||410 - 510|
|Total Score||1290 - 1580|
|English||0 - 0|
|Math||0 - 0|
|Composite Score||17 - 21|