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Penn State DuBois

DuBois, PA 2-Year Public

About Penn State Dubois

Penn State DuBois is a public, state school located in the small town setting of DuBois, PA

Founded in 1935, the institution currently enrolls around 496 students a year, including 496 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About Penn State Dubois

Acceptance rate: 74%

Mean ACT score: 21

Mean SAT score: 0

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: October 1

What is Penn State DuBois's acceptance rate?

Admission to Penn State Dubois is moderately difficult. Around 74 percent of all applicants are admitted to Penn State Dubois each year.

The mean ACT scores is 21.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Penn State Dubois a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Penn State Dubois, around 79 percent return for their sophomore year.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $37,513 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Penn State Dubois sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Penn State Dubois a good school for YOU?

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All applicants should hear back from Penn State Dubois by October 1.

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College Info

1 College Place DuBois, PA 15801

Campus Setting: Small Town

Penn State Dubois Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Penn State Dubois ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above


19 to 22


19 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Penn State Dubois is 21. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Dubois. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 22 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 Dubois SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

490 - 610


Reading SAT Range

490 - 600

Penn State Dubois Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
In State
State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Penn State Dubois is like? There are approximately 563 students enrolled at Penn State Dubois, including 477 undergraduate students and 86 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from PA and 5% percent of students are from other states.


Full Time


Part Time


In State



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