If you want to apply to Penn State Lehigh Valley, the fee for the application costs $65. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Penn State Lehigh Valley by October 1.
Penn State Lehigh Valley does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! Penn State Lehigh Valley will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 24.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Penn State Lehigh Valley is amoderately difficult school to get into. Penn State Lehigh Valley evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Penn State Lehigh Valley accepted 82% of all applicants., around 1,260 of the 1,540 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Penn State Lehigh Valley, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Penn State Lehigh Valley must submit the following items. Double check with Penn State Lehigh Valley's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
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|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Penn State Lehigh Valley does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Penn State Lehigh Valley 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.
In 2021, 90% of Penn State Lehigh Valley's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Penn State Lehigh Valley applicants, you should strive to earn between 0 and 0 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Penn State Lehigh Valley 25% of admitted students scored higher than 0 and 25% of scored lower than 0, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Lehigh Valley students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Penn State Lehigh Valley students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Penn State Lehigh Valley, you should strive to earn between 24 and 28.5 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28.5 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Lehigh Valley's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28.5, and three out of four students scored lower than 28.5 on the ACT.
A 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Penn State Lehigh Valley students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.
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Transfer students can enroll in Penn State Lehigh Valley during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Penn State Lehigh Valley?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Penn State Lehigh Valley.
Does Penn State Lehigh Valley accept transfer credits?
Penn State Lehigh Valley accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Penn State Lehigh Valley accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Penn State Lehigh Valley accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
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Do I have to submit test scores to Penn State Lehigh Valley?
Penn State Lehigh Valley. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Penn State Lehigh Valley? Penn State Lehigh Valley is a somewhat selective institution. The Penn State Lehigh Valley acceptance rate is 82%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Lehigh Valley. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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