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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate80%
Acceptance Rate80%

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Admissions

If you are planning on applying to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is April 1 and the fee for the application is $25.

Students who submit their applications to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania for fall semester should anticipate a decision by May 1.

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania's admissions stats.

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 7%
Mean SAT Score 1054
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 42%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 3%
Waitlist No

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes April 1 May 1

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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania does not offer early decision or early action.

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How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania?

It is moderately difficult to get into East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania accepted 80% of students, about 2,834 of the 3,521 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, 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.

Transferring to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Curious about the factors that are considered by East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Class Rank Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania for more information on admission factors.

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania?

Students admitted to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Out of all students that were admitted, 70% submitted a class rank. At East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 26% were in the top 25% and 60% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 9.68%
3.75 and 3.99 13.65%
3.50 and 3.74 15.56%
3.25 and 3.49 12.54%
3.00 and 3.24 18.57%
2.50 and 2.9 18.89%
2.00 and 2.49 10.63%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania has 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 2022, 42% of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania?

To be competitive with other East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania applicants, you should strive to score between 960 and 1140 (or higher!) on the SAT. At East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1140 and 25% of scored lower than 960, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania student is 1054.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania 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 East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania?

To be most competitive at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania 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.

More Information on Transferring to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is June 1.

Transfer students can enroll in East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term


East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Does East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania accept transfer credits?

✅ East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania?

❌ No, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is test optional, so you can decide whether to include your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is 80%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania?

❌ East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania does not offer early decision.

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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

80%

How hard is it to get into East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania? East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is a somewhat selective institution. The East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.

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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is Apr 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is Jun 1.

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

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

20 to 26

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

960 - 1140

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Math SAT Range

480 - 570

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 580

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1140 and Above

Good

960 to 1140

Avg

960 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania students is 1054. Applicants with SAT scores of 1140 and above have a good chance of being admitted to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, while applicants with SAT scores between 960 to 1140 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 960 have a low chance of being offered a spot at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.24

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.24. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,136

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

80%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,344

Out-of-State

$19,548

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Apr 1
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