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Penn State Worthington Scranton Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Penn State Worthington Scranton, the application fee 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 an application fee waiver.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.

Penn State Worthington Scranton Admissions Stats at a Glance

Penn State Worthington Scranton 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 87%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 4%
Waitlist No

Applying Early to Penn State Worthington Scranton?

Penn State Worthington Scranton does not offer early decision or early action.

Mark your calendar!

The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! Penn State Worthington Scranton 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 Worthington Scranton

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

In 2021, Penn State Worthington Scranton accepted 81% of students, around 1,506 of the 1,870 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Penn State Worthington Scranton, 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 Worthington Scranton Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Penn State Worthington Scranton

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 Worthington Scranton Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Penn State Worthington Scranton?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Penn State Worthington Scranton does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Penn State Worthington Scranton 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, 87% of Penn State Worthington Scranton's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Penn State Worthington Scranton?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Worthington Scranton 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 Worthington Scranton students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Penn State Worthington Scranton?

To be most competitive at Penn State Worthington Scranton, you should strive to earn between 20 and 29 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Worthington Scranton'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 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Penn State Worthington Scranton students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

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

Transferring to Penn State Worthington Scranton

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

Transfer students can enroll in Penn State Worthington Scranton during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Penn State Worthington Scranton Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Penn State Worthington Scranton?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Penn State Worthington Scranton.

Does Penn State Worthington Scranton accept transfer credits?

Penn State Worthington Scranton accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Penn State Worthington Scranton accepts:

  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Penn State Worthington Scranton?

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

What is Penn State Worthington Scranton's acceptance rate?

Penn State Worthington Scranton's acceptance rate is 81%.

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Penn State Worthington Scranton Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

81%

How hard is it to get into Penn State Worthington Scranton? Penn State Worthington Scranton is a somewhat selective institution. The Penn State Worthington Scranton acceptance rate is 81%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.

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Penn State Worthington Scranton Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Penn State Worthington Scranton is Continuous processing.

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

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

Penn State Worthington Scranton ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

29 and Above

Good

20 to 29

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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Penn State Worthington Scranton SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

470 - 570

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 580

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Penn State Worthington Scranton GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,012

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

81%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$14,836

Out-of-State

$24,108

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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