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Penn State Schuylkill Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Penn State Schuylkill? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 504 out of 690 applicants or 73% were admitted making Penn State Schuylkill a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Penn State Schuylkill typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 402 288 690
Accepted 302 202 504
Acceptance Rate 75% 70% 73%
Enrolled 126 94 220
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 47% 44%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Penn State Schuylkill and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Penn State Schuylkill regularly accepts students with ACTs of 16 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. 11 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Penn State Schuylkill.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 910 1110
SAT Reading 450 570
SAT Math 460 540
ACT Composite 16 19
ACT English 14 20
ACT Math 15 19

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >85%
17 to 19 Avg + 73%-85%
16 to 17 Avg - 65%-73%
15 to 16 Reach 57%-65%
Less than 15 Low <57%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >82%
1010 to 1110 Avg + 73%-82%
910 to 1010 Avg - 61%-73%
810 to 910 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 810 Low <48%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You can get into Penn State Schuylkill with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Penn State Schuylkill was 2.75 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Penn State Schuylkill accepts 73% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 3% Good
3.50 to 3.75 4% Good
3.25 to 3.50 11% Good
3.00 to 3.25 16% Good
2.75 to 3.00 31% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 30% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 5% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Penn State Schuylkill and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214810 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Schuylkill.



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