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Penn State Berks

Reading, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate97%
Acceptance Rate97%

About Penn State Berks

Penn State Berks is a public, state college in the suburb of Reading, Pennsylvania. Penn State Berks was founded in 1924. The college enrolls around 2,130 students a year, including 2,130 undergraduates.

Penn State Berks Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Penn State Berks. In 2022, Penn State Berks accepted 97% of applicants. Out of 5,156 applications received in 2022, 4,981 students were offered admission.

Penn State Berks Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 97%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 29%

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College Info

Tulpehocken Road, PO Box 7009 Reading, PA 19610

Campus Setting: Suburban

Penn State Berks Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Penn State Berks is Continuous processing.

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

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Penn State Berks SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

540 - 650


Reading SAT Range

540 - 640

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Wondering what life at Penn State Berks is like? There are approximately 2,130 students enrolled at Penn State Berks. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 84% percent are from PA and 16% percent of students are from other states.


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