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Penn State Shenango

Sharon, PA 4-Year Public

About Penn State Shenango

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

Founded in 1965, the institution currently enrolls around 373 students a year, including 373 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About Penn State Shenango

Acceptance rate: 69%

Mean ACT score: 16

Mean SAT score: 0

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: October 1

What is Penn State Shenango's acceptance rate?

Admission to Penn State Shenango is moderately difficult. Around 69 percent of all applicants to Penn State Shenango are accepted each year.

The mean ACT scores is 16.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Penn State Shenango a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. 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. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 44 students who started at Penn State Shenango as first-time freshman, 12 graduate within four years.

Around 46 percent of students who started at Penn State Shenango 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. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $40,515 per student, not including those with no debt. 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 Shenango sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Penn State Shenango a good school for YOU?

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All applicants should hear back from Penn State Shenango by October 1.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. You can also see what others are saying about Penn State Shenango in the College Confidential forums and get personalized recommendations for colleges and universities that offer what you're looking for in a school.

College Info

147 Shenango Avenue Sharon, PA 16146

Campus Setting: Small Town

Penn State Shenango 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 Shenango is Continuous processing.

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

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

Penn State Shenango ACT Scores


ACT Range

14 - 18

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

18 and Above


14 to 18


14 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Penn State Shenango is 16. Students with an ACT score of 18 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Shenango. Students with an ACT score that falls between 14 and 18 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 14 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Penn State Shenango SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

410 - 540


Reading SAT Range

440 - 560

Penn State Shenango Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
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State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Penn State Shenango is like? There are approximately 402 students enrolled at Penn State Shenango. 54% percent of students attend school full-time, 76% percent are from PA and 24% percent of students are from other states.


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Part Time


In State



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