Penn State Lehigh Valley is a public, state school located in the rural setting of Center Valley, PA
Founded in 1912, the institution currently enrolls around 974 students a year, including 959 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 82%
Mean ACT score: 23
Mean SAT score: 0
Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: October 1
It is moderately difficult to get into Penn State Lehigh Valley. Penn State Lehigh Valley accepts around 82 percent of applicants each year.
The mean ACT scores is 23.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
About 87 percent of students who start at Penn State Lehigh Valley return the next year. Out of the 208 students who started at Penn State Lehigh Valley as first-time freshman, 78 graduate within four years.
Penn State Lehigh Valley's six-year graduation for undergrads is 56 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 and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $29,444 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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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 Lehigh Valley is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Penn State Lehigh Valley 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 Lehigh Valley is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Lehigh Valley. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Penn State Lehigh Valley is like? There are approximately 977 students enrolled at Penn State Lehigh Valley, including 954 undergraduate students and 23 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from PA and 5% percent of students are from other states.
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