University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (Pitt-Johnson)

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Pitt-Johnson can be found in Johnstown, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 3,300 students are enrolled at University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 1360 (25th percentile) to 1660 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 20 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is typical among applicants that get into University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. We were able to estimate the Pitt-Johnson average GPA (3.06 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Roughly 90% of all applicant were accepted at University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 54% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Pitt-Johnson Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown was reported as 90.4% in Fall 2012 with over 1,570 college applications submitted to Pitt-Johnson. 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

  • Pitt-Johnson SAT Scores: 1360 - 1660
  • Pitt-Johnson ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • Pitt-Johnson Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Pitt-Johnson, 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 88.8%
  • 2009-2010: 89.2%
  • 2010-2011: 88.4%
  • 2011-2012: 87.9%
  • 2012-2013: 90.4%
  • Projected Pitt-Johnson Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 89.1%

How Does Pitt-Johnson Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown is sixty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mount Aloysius College68.8%
Saint Francis University76.1%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona85.2%
Saint Vincent College68.8%
University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg93.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • 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 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Pitt-Johnson (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 550
Math470 - 570
Writing440 - 540
Total Score1360 - 1660
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 24
Math22 - 25
Composite Score20 - 24
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