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Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate78%

About Youngstown State University

Youngstown State University is a public, state university in the city of Youngstown, Ohio. Youngstown State University was founded in 1908. The university enrolls around 11,296 students per year, including 9,445 undergrads.

Youngstown State University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not difficult to get into Youngstown State University. The acceptance rate at Youngstown State University is 78%. Out of 6,718 applications received in 2022, 5,250 students were offered admission.

Youngstown State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 78%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 15%

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Youngstown State University is located in the city of Youngstown, Ohio, near Cleveland and Pittsburgh.

If you want to see Youngstown State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Youngstown, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Cleveland Hopkins International.

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College Info

One University Plaza Youngstown, OH 44555

Campus Setting: Urban

Youngstown State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Youngstown State University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Youngstown State University is Aug 1.

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Youngstown State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

950 - 1160


Math SAT Range

460 - 590


Reading SAT Range

470 - 590

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Youngstown State University is like? There are approximately 11,296 students enrolled at Youngstown State University, including 9,445 undergraduate students and 1,851 graduate students. 25% percent of students attend school full-time, 85% percent are from OH and 15% percent of students are from other states.


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