Penn State York is a public, state school located in the suburban setting of York, PA
Founded in 1926, the institution currently enrolls around 767 students a year, including 753 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 80%
Mean ACT score: 25
Mean SAT score: 0
Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: October 1
It is moderately difficult to get into Penn State York. Around 80 percent of all applicants are admitted to Penn State York each year.
The mean ACT scores is 25.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
Out of the 292 students who started at Penn State York as first-time freshman, 104 graduate within four years.
Around 61 percent of students who started at Penn State York 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 placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $37,420 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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All applicants should hear back from Penn State York by October 1.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Penn State York is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Penn State York 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 York is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State York. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Penn State York is like? There are approximately 828 students enrolled at Penn State York, including 820 undergraduate students and 8 graduate students. 83% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from PA and 11% percent of students are from other states.
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