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Penn State Schuylkill

Schuylkill Haven, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate82%
Acceptance Rate82%

About Penn State Schuylkill

Penn State Schuylkill Overview

Penn State Schuylkill is a public, state school in the small town setting of Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania. Penn State Schuylkill was founded in 1934 and enrolls 594 undergrads and no graduate students. Penn State Schuylkill provides housing for students. The majority of students live on campus. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should receive admissions decisions by October 1.

Student Activities at Penn State Schuylkill

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Penn State Schuylkill's theater groups.

Planning to play sports? Penn State Schuylkill has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Penn State Schuylkill on the Student Life page.

2022 Penn State Schuylkill Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 19%
In-State Tuition $14,338
Out-of-State $23,610
Percent of Need Met 63.2%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $13,167

Is Penn State Schuylkill a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Penn State Schuylkill offers and if it could be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Penn State Schuylkill

Penn State Schuylkill is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Penn State Schuylkill is 82%. Last year, 789 students applied to Penn State Schuylkill and 650 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Penn State Schuylkill

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 74% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Penn State Schuylkillcome back their sophomore year. Penn State Schuylkill's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 49%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Penn State Schuylkill Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Penn State Schuylkill directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Penn State Schuylkill

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Penn State Schuylkill meets 63.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $13,167 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $42,567 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.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Penn State Schuylkill.

Based on this information, how does Penn State Schuylkill sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Penn State Schuylkill a good school for you?

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Where is Penn State Schuylkill?

Penn State Schuylkill is located in the small town setting of Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania.

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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

25 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

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29 and Above


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25 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 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Schuylkill. Students with an ACT score that falls between 25 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 25 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Penn State Schuylkill SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

510 - 585


Reading SAT Range

500 - 610

Penn State Schuylkill Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Penn State Schuylkill is like? There are approximately 594 students enrolled at Penn State Schuylkill. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from PA and 14% percent of students are from other states.


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