If you are considering submitting an applicationto Penn State Wilkes Barre, the fee for the application costs $65. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre 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 Wilkes Barre 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.
Penn State Wilkes Barre is amoderately difficult school to get into. Penn State Wilkes Barre has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, Penn State Wilkes Barre **accepted 83% of students, around 358 of the 432 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Penn State Wilkes Barre, 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.
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 are most important 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 shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not 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|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Penn State Wilkes Barre must submit the following items. Double check with Penn State Wilkes Barre's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
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Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Penn State Wilkes Barre does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Penn State Wilkes Barre 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, 91% of Penn State Wilkes Barre's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Wilkes Barre students scored 590 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 Wilkes Barre students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Penn State Wilkes Barre, you should strive to earn between 18.5 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Wilkes Barre's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 18.5 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Penn State Wilkes Barre students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.5.
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Transfer students can enroll in Penn State Wilkes Barre during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Penn State Wilkes Barre?
Students who are admitted to Penn State Wilkes Barre must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Penn State Wilkes Barre accept transfer credits?
Penn State Wilkes Barre accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Penn State Wilkes Barre accepts:
DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Penn State Wilkes Barre accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
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Do I have to submit test scores to Penn State Wilkes Barre?
Penn State Wilkes Barre. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Penn State Wilkes Barre? Penn State Wilkes Barre is a somewhat selective institution. The Penn State Wilkes Barre acceptance rate is 83%. This means that the institution accepts 82 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Penn State Wilkes Barre is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Penn State Wilkes Barre is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Penn State Wilkes Barre is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Wilkes Barre. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 23 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.
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