Penn State Greater Allegheny is a public, state school located in the small town setting of McKeesport, PA
Founded in 1947, Penn State Greater Allegheny currently enrolls around 437 students a year, including 437 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 73%
Mean ACT score: 20
Mean SAT score: 0
Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: October 1
Admission to Penn State Greater Allegheny is moderately difficult. Around 73 percent of all applicants are admitted to Penn State Greater Allegheny each year.
The mean ACT scores is 20.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. 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. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.
Out of the 182 students who started at Penn State Greater Allegheny as first-time freshman, 57 graduate within four years.
Penn State Greater Allegheny's six-year graduation for undergrads is 51 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
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. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $36,645 in student loans for each student with 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 Greater Allegheny sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Penn State Greater Allegheny a good school for YOU?
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All applicants will be notified by October 1.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Penn State Greater Allegheny is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Penn State Greater Allegheny 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 Greater Allegheny is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Greater Allegheny. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Penn State Greater Allegheny is like? There are approximately 439 students enrolled at Penn State Greater Allegheny. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from PA and 10% percent of students are from other states.
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