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Penn State Shenango

Sharon, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate80%
Acceptance Rate80%

Penn State Shenango Admissions

If you are applying to Penn State Shenango, the fee for the application costs $65.

Students who submit their applications to Penn State Shenango for the fall semester should hear back from Penn State Shenango by October 1.

Penn State Shenango Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Penn State Shenango's admissions stats.

Penn State Shenango 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 16%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 4%
Waitlist No

Penn State Shenango Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Penn State Shenango.

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 Shenango?

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

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

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Penn State Shenango Admissions

How To Get Into Penn State Shenango

It is moderately difficult to get into Penn State Shenango. Penn State Shenango has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Penn State Shenango accepted 80% of students, around 135 of the 168 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Penn State Shenango, 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.

Transferring to Penn State Shenango

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

For Students Waitlisted to Penn State Shenango

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

What Does Penn State Shenango Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. 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 put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Penn State Shenango

What does Penn State Shenango 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 Shenango for more information on admission factors.

Penn State Shenango 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Penn State Shenango, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Penn State Shenango'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 Shenango?

Penn State Shenango 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 reflects 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 Shenango considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Penn State Shenango 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 2022, 16% of Penn State Shenango's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Penn State Shenango?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Shenango students scored 585 or higher and 75% of students scored 440 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Penn State Shenango students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 440 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Penn State Shenango?

To be most competitive at Penn State Shenango, you should strive to earn between 19 and 31 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 31 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Shenango's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 31, and three out of four students scored lower than 31 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Penn State Shenango students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Penn State Shenango

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

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

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Penn State Shenango Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Penn State Shenango?

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

Does Penn State Shenango accept transfer credits?

✅ Penn State Shenango accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

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

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

What is Penn State Shenango's acceptance rate?

✅ Penn State Shenango has an acceptance rate of 80%.

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

❌ Penn State Shenango does not offer early decision.

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Penn State Shenango Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Penn State Shenango? Penn State Shenango is a somewhat selective institution. The Penn State Shenango acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.


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

19 - 31

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

31 and Above


19 to 31


19 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 31 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Shenango. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Penn State Shenango SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

475 - 585


Reading SAT Range

440 - 580

Penn State Shenango 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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