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Penn State Shenango Admissions

If you want to apply to Penn State Shenango, the fee for the application costs $65. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from Penn State Shenango by October 1.

Applying Early to Penn State Shenango?

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

Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! Penn State Shenango will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 24.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Penn State Shenango

Getting into Penn State Shenango is moderately difficult. Penn State Shenango evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Penn State Shenango **accepted 69% of students, around 111 of the 161 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.

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 has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Penn State Shenango

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Penn State Shenango 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Penn State Shenango must submit the following items. Double check with Penn State Shenango's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Transcript of High School Record

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

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Penn State Shenango does look at standardized tests scores during 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 2021, 40% of Penn State Shenango's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Penn State Shenango?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Shenango students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Penn State Shenango students scored 615 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Penn State Shenango?

To be most competitive at Penn State Shenango, you should strive to earn between 19 and 21 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Shenango's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 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.

Transferring to Penn State ShenangoTransfer 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. Penn State Shenango accepts:

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

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

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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.

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Penn State Shenango Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

69%

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 69%. This means that the institution accepts 68 out of every 100 applicants.

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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

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ACT Range

19 - 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

21 and Above

Good

19 to 21

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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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 21 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Shenango. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 21 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

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

500 - 570

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 615

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Penn State Shenango GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

373

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

69%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$13,684

Out-of-State

$22,372

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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