Penn State Brandywine is a public, state school in an small town setting in Media, Pennsylvania. Penn State Brandywine was founded in 1966 and enrolls 1,312 undergrads and no graduate students.
Penn State Brandywine offers housing for up to 0 students. Most students live off campus,.
For each full-time professor, there are about 14.1 undergraduates enrolled at Penn State Brandywine.
|2021 Penn State Brandywine Admissions Facts At-a Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||80%|
|Mean ACT score||24|
All regular decision applicants should hear back from Penn State Brandywine by October 1.
Penn State Brandywine does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
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It is moderately difficult to get into Penn State Brandywine. In 2021, Penn State Brandywine accepted 80% of applicants. Last year, 2,143 students applied to Penn State Brandywine and 1,704 were admitted.
Penn State Brandywine reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.
Penn State Brandywine is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Penn State Brandywine, applicants must submit the following items.
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The mean ACT score for Penn State Brandywine students is 24.
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Penn State Brandywine 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.
Out of all applicants, 86% submitted the SAT. 5% submitted the ACT.
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Yes! Penn State Brandywine provides on-campus housing for students.
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Penn State Brandywine meets 60.4% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Penn State Brandywine full-time are awarded $10,898 a year in financial aid, on average.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.
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Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.
About 76% of students who start at Penn State Brandywine return for their second year of college. Out of the 377 students who started at Penn State Brandywine as first-time freshman, 103 graduate within four years.
Penn State Brandywine's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 51%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $33,938 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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Penn State Brandywine is located in the small town setting of Media, Pennsylvania.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Penn State Brandywine is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Penn State Brandywine is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Penn State Brandywine is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Brandywine. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Penn State Brandywine is like? There are approximately 1,312 students enrolled at Penn State Brandywine. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from PA and 12% percent of students are from other states.
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