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Penn State Schuylkill

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

Penn State Schuylkill Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Penn State Schuylkill, the application fee costs $65.

Students who apply to Penn State Schuylkill for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.

Penn State Schuylkill Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Penn State Schuylkill's admissions stats.

Penn State Schuylkill 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 19%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 2%
Waitlist No

Penn State Schuylkill Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Penn State Schuylkill.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes November 1 December 24

Applying Early to Penn State Schuylkill?

Penn State Schuylkill does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1. Penn State Schuylkill will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 24.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Penn State Schuylkill

For more information on transferring to Penn State Schuylkill, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Penn State Schuylkill

Penn State Schuylkill has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Penn State Schuylkill Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Penn State Schuylkill

What does Penn State Schuylkill consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Penn State Schuylkill for more information on admission factors.

Penn State Schuylkill Application Requirements

To apply to Penn State Schuylkill, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Penn State Schuylkill'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(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Penn State Schuylkill?

Penn State Schuylkill has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Penn State Schuylkill looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Penn State Schuylkill 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 2022, 19% of Penn State Schuylkill's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Penn State Schuylkill?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Schuylkill students scored 585 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Penn State Schuylkill students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Penn State Schuylkill?

To be most competitive at Penn State Schuylkill, you should strive to earn between 25 and 29 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Schuylkill's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.

A 25 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Penn State Schuylkill students. Only one out of every four students scored below 25.

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More Information on Transferring to Penn State Schuylkill

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Penn State Schuylkill during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Penn State Schuylkill Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Penn State Schuylkill?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Penn State Schuylkill.

Does Penn State Schuylkill accept transfer credits?

✅ Penn State Schuylkill accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Penn State Schuylkill accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Penn State Schuylkill accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Penn State Schuylkill does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Penn State Schuylkill?

✅ Penn State Schuylkill is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Penn State Schuylkill's acceptance rate?

✅ Penn State Schuylkill has an acceptance rate of 82%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Penn State Schuylkill?

❌ Penn State Schuylkill does not offer early decision.

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Penn State Schuylkill Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Penn State Schuylkill? Penn State Schuylkill is a somewhat selective institution. The Penn State Schuylkill acceptance rate is 82%. This means that the institution accepts 82 out of every 100 applicants.


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

Estimated Chance

29 and Above


25 to 29


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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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