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Penn State Beaver Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Penn State Beaver, the fee for the application is $65. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.

Applying Early to Penn State Beaver?

Penn State Beaver 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 Beaver will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 24.

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.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Penn State Beaver Hard To Get Into?

Getting into Penn State Beaver is moderately difficult. Penn State Beaver evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Penn State Beaver accepted 68% of all applicants., around 1,100 of the 1,618 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Penn State Beaver, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

What's Most Important to Get In to Penn State Beaver?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Penn State Beaver

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence 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
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Penn State Beaver 2021-2022 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Penn State Beaver?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Penn State Beaver does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Penn State Beaver does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 53% of Penn State Beaver's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 14% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Penn State Beaver?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Beaver students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Penn State Beaver students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Penn State Beaver?

To be most competitive at Penn State Beaver, you should strive to earn between 19 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Beaver's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Penn State Beaver students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Penn State BeaverTransfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Penn State Beaver during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Penn State Beaver Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Penn State Beaver?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Penn State Beaver.

Does Penn State Beaver accept transfer credits?

Penn State Beaver accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Penn State Beaver accepts:

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does Penn State Beaver accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to Penn State Beaver?

Penn State Beaver. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Penn State Beaver Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

68%

How hard is it to get into Penn State Beaver? Penn State Beaver is a somewhat selective institution. The Penn State Beaver acceptance rate is 68%. This means that the institution accepts 67 out of every 100 applicants.

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Penn State Beaver Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Penn State Beaver is Continuous processing.

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

Penn State Beaver ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

19 to 23

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Penn State Beaver is 22. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Beaver. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Penn State Beaver SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

500 - 600

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Reading SAT Range

510 - 610

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Penn State Beaver GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

568

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

68%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$14,050

Out-of-State

$22,912

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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