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Colleges / Palo Alto College

Palo Alto College

San Antonio, TX 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%

Palo Alto College Admissions

Palo Alto College is not competitive to get into. Out of 1,354 applications received in 2023, 1,354 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Palo Alto College, the regular decision application deadline is August 7 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Palo Alto College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Palo Alto College's admissions stats.

Palo Alto College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Palo Alto College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Palo Alto College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 7

Applying Early to Palo Alto College?

Palo Alto College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Palo Alto College

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to Palo Alto College

Palo Alto College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Palo Alto College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Palo Alto College

What does Palo Alto College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Important

Make sure to check with Palo Alto College for more information on admission factors.

Palo Alto College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Palo Alto College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Palo Alto College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements Test scores, Proof of the Bacterial Meningitis vaccination
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Palo Alto College?

Palo Alto College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Palo Alto College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Palo Alto College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Palo Alto College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Palo Alto College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 7. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Palo Alto College Admissions FAQs

Does Palo Alto College accept transfer credits?

✅ Palo Alto College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Palo Alto College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Palo Alto College?

✅ Palo Alto College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Palo Alto College?

❌ Palo Alto College does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Palo Alto College?

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Palo Alto College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into Palo Alto College? Palo Alto College is a open admission institution. The Palo Alto College acceptance rate is 100%. This means that the institution accepts 100 out of every 100 applicants.


Palo Alto College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 7

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 7

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Palo Alto College is Aug 7.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Palo Alto College is Aug 7.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Palo Alto College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Palo Alto College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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