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Penn State Schuylkill

Schuylkill Haven, PA 4-Year Public

About Penn State Schuylkill

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

Founded in 1934, Penn State Schuylkill currently enrolls around 625 students a year, including 625 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About Penn State Schuylkill

Acceptance rate: 70%

Mean ACT score: 21

Mean SAT score: 0

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: October 1

What's the acceptance rate at Penn State Schuylkill in 2021?

It is moderately difficult to get into Penn State Schuylkill. Around 70 percent of all applicants are admitted to Penn State Schuylkill each year.

The mean ACT scores is 21.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Penn State Schuylkill 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 selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Penn State Schuylkill, around 70 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 208 students who started at Penn State Schuylkill as first-time freshman, 55 graduate within four years.

Around 44 percent of students who started at Penn State Schuylkill earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. 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 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 $41,749 in student loans per borrower. 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 Schuylkill sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Penn State Schuylkill a good school for YOU?

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All applicants will receive an admissions decision by October 1.

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College Info

200 University Drive Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Campus Setting: Small Town

Penn State Schuylkill 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 Schuylkill is Continuous processing.

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

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

Penn State Schuylkill ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above


18 to 23


18 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Penn State Schuylkill is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Schuylkill. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Penn State Schuylkill SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

460 - 570


Reading SAT Range

460 - 580

Penn State Schuylkill Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
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State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Penn State Schuylkill is like? There are approximately 631 students enrolled at Penn State Schuylkill. 79% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from PA and 9% percent of students are from other states.


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Part Time


In State



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