Pennsylvania State University-World Campus

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Pennsylvania State University-World Campus can be found in University Park, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered.

Most of the students admitted to this school earned an SAT score between 1260 to 1650, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 17 to 26. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Pennsylvania State University-World Campus average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.25 for accepted students. Pennsylvania State University-World Campus admits approximately 70% of applicants each year. Of those that are admitted, around 40% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Pennsylvania State University-World Campus Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-World Campus was reported as 71.4% in Fall 2012 with over 828 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: 1260 - 1650
  • ACT Scores: 17 - 26
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Pennsylvania State University-World Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Pennsylvania State University-World Campus, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

How Does Pennsylvania State University-World Campus Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Pennsylvania State University-World Campus is twenty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Juniata College74.1%
Lock Haven University87.8%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona85.2%
Mount Aloysius College68.8%
Saint Francis University76.1%

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
  • 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-World Campus (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading420 - 600
Math410 - 490
Writing430 - 560
Total Score1260 - 1650
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 29
Math16 - 26
Composite Score17 - 26
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