Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College can be found in Erie, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College has an enrollment of over four thousand students.

Most of the students accepted into this school earned an SAT score between 1390 - 1700, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 19 - 25. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.33 for accepted students. About 80 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 37 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.psu.edu.

Overall Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

84.1%

The overall acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College was reported as 84.1% in Fall 2012 with over 3,440 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: 1390 - 1700
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College 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 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 78.3%
  • 2009-2010: 86.8%
  • 2010-2011: 83.6%
  • 2011-2012: 82.5%
  • 2012-2013: 84.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 83.5%

How Does Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College Compare?

84.1%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is fifty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mercyhurst University75.4%
Gannon University80.4%
Allegheny College64.9%
Thiel College65.5%
Grove City College80.6%

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
Applicants3,43757.7%42.3%
Admitted2,89057.8%42.2%
Enrolled1,08062.9%37.1%

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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 560
Math490 - 600
Writing440 - 540
Total Score1390 - 1700
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math19 - 26
Composite Score19 - 25
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