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Penn State Admissions

Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for Penn State

Admissions Statistics

SAT Range
1090-1300
SAT Reading
530-630
SAT Math
560-670
SAT Writing
540-640
Students Submitting SAT
72%
ACT Range
25-29
ACT English
25-31
ACT Math
25-30
ACT Writing
8-9
Students Submitting ACT
20%
Acceptance Rate
51%
Application Fee
$65
Application Website
Female Applicants
27,015
Female Acceptance
14,654
Male Applicants
26,457
Male Acceptance
12,786

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended

Getting Into Penn State

Poll
61%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.180 responses
Poll
62%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.180 responses
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