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Penn State DuBois

DuBois, PA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

Penn State Dubois Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Penn State Dubois, the fee for the application is $65.

Students who submit their applications to Penn State Dubois for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.

Penn State Dubois Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Penn State Dubois's admissions stats.

Penn State Dubois 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 22%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 2%
Waitlist No

Penn State DuBois Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Penn State DuBois.

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 Dubois?

Penn State Dubois does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1. Penn State Dubois will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 24.

➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Penn State DuBois Admissions

How To Get Into Penn State DuBois

Penn State Dubois is a moderately difficult school to get into. Penn State Dubois has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Penn State Dubois accepted 93% of all applicants, around 415 from 448 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Penn State Dubois, 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 DuBois

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

For Students Waitlisted to Penn State Dubois

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

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

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 creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Penn State Dubois

Curious about the factors that are considered by Penn State Dubois 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 Dubois for more information on admission factors.

Penn State Dubois 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Penn State Dubois, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Penn State Dubois'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 Dubois?

Penn State Dubois 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 reflects 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 Dubois considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Penn State Dubois does not have 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, 22% of Penn State Dubois's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Penn State Dubois?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Penn State Dubois students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Penn State Dubois students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Penn State Dubois?

To be most competitive at Penn State Dubois, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Penn State Dubois'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 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Penn State Dubois students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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 DuBois

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Penn State Dubois during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Penn State Dubois Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Penn State Dubois?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Penn State Dubois.

Does Penn State Dubois accept transfer credits?

✅ Penn State Dubois accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Do I have to submit test scores to Penn State Dubois?

✅ Penn State Dubois is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Penn State Dubois's acceptance rate?

✅ Penn State Dubois's acceptance rate is 93%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Penn State Dubois?

❌ Penn State Dubois does not offer early decision.

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Penn State Dubois Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Penn State Dubois? Penn State Dubois is a somewhat selective institution. The Penn State Dubois acceptance rate is 93%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.


Penn State Dubois Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Penn State Dubois is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Penn State Dubois is Continuous processing.

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

Penn State Dubois ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above


18 to 23


18 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Penn State Dubois is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Penn State Dubois. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Penn State Dubois SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

480 - 590


Reading SAT Range

480 - 580

Penn State Dubois 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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