Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (PSU)
PSU can be found in Abington, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 3,800 students are enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington.
Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at PSU. A score between 1210 - 1570 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (PSU) average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.18 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 78% with 28% of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.psu.edu.
Overall Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (PSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012
The overall acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington was reported as 77.7% in Fall 2012 with over 3,220 college applications submitted to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington. 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
- PSU SAT Scores: 1210 - 1570
- PSU ACT Scores: 18 - 24
- PSU Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18
How Hard Is It to Get into Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington, 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 PSU has been staying about the same from year to year.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2008-2009: 78.2%
- 2009-2010: 84.3%
- 2010-2011: 79.0%
- 2011-2012: 78.2%
- 2012-2013: 77.7%
- Projected PSU Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 78.9%
How Does Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (PSU) Compare?
The acceptance rate for PSU is forty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|Bryn Athyn College of the New Church||51.8%|
|Chestnut Hill College||57.9%|
|Holy Family University||75.9%|
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)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (PSU) (Fall 2012)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||390 - 510|
|Math||430 - 550|
|Writing||390 - 510|
|Total Score||1210 - 1570|
|English||16 - 23|
|Math||18 - 25|
|Composite Score||18 - 24|