If you are applying to Penn State Beaver, the application fee is $65.
Students who submit their applications to Penn State Beaver for fall should hear back from Penn State Beaver by October 1.
Here is an overiew of some of Penn State Beaver's admissions stats.
|Penn State Beaver 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||23%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||3%|
These are the application deadlines for Penn State Beaver.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 1||December 24|
Penn State Beaver does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1. Penn State Beaver will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 24.
➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to get into Penn State Beaver. Penn State Beaver has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, Penn State Beaver accepted 93% of all applicants, around 1,331 from 1,432 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Penn State Beaver, 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.
For more information on transferring to Penn State Beaver, contact the school directly.
Penn State Beaver has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining 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 assembling 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 areas where you shine.
What does Penn State Beaver consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Penn State Beaver for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Penn State Beaver, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Penn State Beaver's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Penn State Beaver has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.
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.
Penn State Beaver considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Penn State Beaver is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 23% of Penn State Beaver's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Beaver students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Penn State Beaver students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
To be most competitive at Penn State Beaver, you should strive to earn between 21 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Beaver'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 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Penn State Beaver students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Penn State Beaver during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Penn State Beaver?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Penn State Beaver.
Does Penn State Beaver accept transfer credits?
✅ Penn State Beaver accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Do I have to submit test scores to Penn State Beaver?
✅ Penn State Beaver is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Penn State Beaver's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Penn State Beaver is 93%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Penn State Beaver?
❌ Penn State Beaver does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Penn State Beaver? Penn State Beaver is a somewhat selective institution. The Penn State Beaver acceptance rate is 93%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Penn State Beaver is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
23 and Above
21 to 23
21 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Penn State Beaver is 22. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Beaver. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 23 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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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