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Penn State Beaver

Monaca, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

Penn State Beaver Admissions

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.

Penn State Beaver Admissions Stats at a Glance

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%
Waitlist No

Penn State Beaver Application Deadlines

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

Want to Apply Early to Penn State Beaver?

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.

More on Penn State Beaver Admissions

How To Get Into Penn State Beaver

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.

Transferring to Penn State Beaver

For more information on transferring to Penn State Beaver, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Penn State Beaver

Penn State Beaver has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Penn State Beaver?

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.

Admissions Factors at Penn State Beaver

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.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Penn State Beaver for more information on admission factors.

Penn State Beaver 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Penn State Beaver?

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.

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

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.

What is a Good SAT Score for Penn State Beaver?

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.

What is a Good ACT Score for Penn State Beaver?

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.

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 Penn State Beaver

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

Penn State Beaver Admissions FAQs

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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Penn State Beaver Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


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.


Penn State Beaver Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

Penn State Beaver ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above


21 to 23


21 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

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.

Penn State Beaver SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

540 - 610


Reading SAT Range

530 - 650

Penn State Beaver GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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

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