If you are considering submitting an application to Penn State Mont Alto, the application fee is $65.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Penn State Mont Alto by October 1.
|Penn State Mont Alto 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||71%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||3%|
Penn State Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto is a moderately difficult school to get into. Penn State Mont Alto has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, Penn State Mont Alto accepted 70% of all applicants, around 503 of the 720 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Penn State Mont Alto, 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 strengths and 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 Mont Alto must submit the following items. Double check with Penn State Mont Alto's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
Penn State Mont Alto considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Penn State Mont Alto does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 71% of Penn State Mont Alto's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Mont Alto students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Penn State Mont Alto students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Penn State Mont Alto, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Mont Alto's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Penn State Mont Alto students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Penn State Mont Alto during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Penn State Mont Alto?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Penn State Mont Alto.
Does Penn State Mont Alto accept transfer credits?
Penn State Mont Alto accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Penn State Mont Alto accepts:
Do I have to submit test scores to Penn State Mont Alto?
Penn State Mont Alto is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Penn State Mont Alto's acceptance rate?
Penn State Mont Alto's acceptance rate is 70%.
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How hard is it to get into Penn State Mont Alto? Penn State Mont Alto is a somewhat selective institution. The Penn State Mont Alto acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 69 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Penn State Mont Alto is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Penn State Mont Alto 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 Mont Alto is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Mont Alto. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 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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