If you want to apply to Penn State Abington, the application fee is $65.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.
|Penn State Abington 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||89%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||5%|
Penn State Abington does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! Penn State Abington will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 24.
Penn State Abington accepts about 82% of early action applicants and 77% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Penn State Abington admitted 95 of the 1,1 who applied early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Penn State Abington is very difficult. Penn State Abington has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, Penn State Abington accepted 77% of students, around 5,112 of the 6,663 students who applied.
Schools that are very difficult to get into, like Penn State Abington, accept fewer than 60% of all applicants. At least 50% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT and over 26 on the ACT.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating 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 prioritize the areas where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Penn State Abington must submit the following items. Double check with Penn State Abington's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||Self-Reported Academic Record|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
Penn State Abington does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Penn State Abington 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.
In 2021, 89% of Penn State Abington's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Abington students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Penn State Abington students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Penn State Abington, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Abington's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Penn State Abington students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Penn State Abington during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Penn State Abington?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Penn State Abington.
Does Penn State Abington accept transfer credits?
Penn State Abington accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Penn State Abington accepts:
Does Penn State Abington accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Penn State Abington accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Penn State Abington?
Penn State Abington is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Penn State Abington's acceptance rate?
Penn State Abington's acceptance rate is 77%.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Penn State Abington?
The early action acceptance rate at Penn State Abington was 82% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Penn State Abington? Penn State Abington is a very selective institution. The Penn State Abington acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Penn State Abington is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Penn State Abington is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Penn State Abington is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Abington. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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