Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (out-of-state)


Overall, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona is known for being a non selective selective school. Around 4,490 applications are received by the school annually. The acceptance rate is around 91 percent which equals about 4,080 students who passed the admission process of the school. However, when the term starts, only about 1,100 or 28 percent of the candidates would have decided on Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona as their school of choice. Based on the application data, 49% of the applicants were men while 50% were women, however, after being accepted, only 45 percent of the women enrolled at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona as compared to 54 percent of men who decided to enroll. Students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona when filling out the application. Usually, an ACT score between 20 - 25 or an SAT score between 1,000 - 1,180 is the range in which students have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona’s undergraduate application fee is $65. To apply to Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona, you will need to send these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that applicants have completions of a college-preparatory program.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
4,486
Male 2,240
Female 2,246

 

Acceptance
4,077
Male 2,033
Female 2,044

 

Enrollment Total
1,141
Male 623
Female 518


Acceptance Rate
90.9%
Male
90.8%
Female
91%

 

Yield
28%
Male
30.6%
Female
25.3%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$65


Graduate

$65



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program

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